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  1. Stroke mortality in NY lowest in the nationRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | New York

    New York state has the nation's lowest stroke mortality rate in the country, according to a study to be presented at June 12 at a meeting of the state Department of Health's Public Health and Health Planning Council.


  2. Gifford-Jones: When your lub-dub stops being regularRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | SooToday

    ... as the longer blood swirls around in the heart there's an increased risk of a blood clot forming which may lead to stroke. In other cases an electrical shock is delivered to the heart, or concentrated radiofrequency waves heat and destroy the ...


  3. Modification of Outcomes With Aspirin or Apixaban in Relation to...Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Circulation

    ... of the present analysis was to assess the effect of treatment with aspirin compared with apixaban on ischemic stroke and major bleeding in women compared with men. Female patients with atrial fibrillation are at increased stroke risk compared with ...


  4. Can Response-Adaptive Randomization Increase Participation in Acute Stroke Trials? [Brief Report]Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Circulation

    ... with a standard clinical trial, an RAR study design has the potential to improve patient participation in acute stroke trials. Methods- This cross-sectional randomized survey included adult emergency department patients, age a< 18, without symptoms ...


  5. Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Honored for Outstanding Stroke CareRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 |

    The following release is from Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow: This year, for the first time, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center received the American Heart/American Stroke Association's "Target: Stroke Honor Roll" for meeting stroke quality measures that reduce the time between hospital arrival and treatment with the clot-buster tPA.


  6. Initiative to help stroke patients gets A 72,000 boostRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | News Guardian

    A new project to extend the amount of treatments a paramedic can deliver to a suspected stroke patient before arrival at hospital has been given the go-ahead.


  7. Over 11,000 Yaz Lawsuits Filed Against Birth Control Maker; Reports...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... million. The 37-year-old woman alleges in her lawsuit that 13 days after taking Yasmin, she suffered a debilitating stroke that paralyzed her left side and caused profound and permanent brain injury. The woman also contended that her doctor, who is ...


  8. Manitoba a bad place to suffer a stroke: reportRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    MANITOBA has the highest rate of death due to stroke of any province west of the Maritimes and remains the only one without a dedicated stroke unit.


  9. N.L. stroke death rate highest in CanadaRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | The Compass

    A new report from the Heart and Stroke Foundation shows the death rate from strokes is higher in Newfoundland and Labrador than any other Canadian province by a substantial margin.


  10. Around TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Merced Sun-Star

    ... Mercy Medical Pavilion, 315 Mercy Ave., Third Floor, Classroom A. For more information, call (209) 261-6333. A local Stroke Support Group is open to anyone that has survived a stroke. Family, friends and caregivers are welcome 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. ...


  11. Stroke: 'It can happen to anyone'Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Windsor Star

    ... On Dec. 23, 2011, the registered nurse from Tecumseh struggled frantically to say one crucial word to medical staff: Stroke. "Everybody thinks it happens to the frail, the elderly, but 37 years old, boom, there it was," Holmes, now 40, said Thursday ...


  12. Stroke deaths down but burgeoning older population threatens gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 |

    ... the gains made by treatment advances and expansion of specialized care programs. The report, which was written by stroke experts, says that compared to five years ago more Canadian hospitals have been designated as stroke centres, with specialized ...


  13. Pilot project to develop new measures for stroke careRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | IcNetwork

    Details of a pilot project designed to improve emergency responses to stroke patients have been announced by the Welsh Government.


  14. Chinese stroke patients fare better when hospitals follow guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Science Daily

    Patients who suffered a stroke in China were more likely to survive and avoid catching pneumonia when hospitals followed recommended researched-based guidelines.


  15. Cheers & Jeers: editorialRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 |

    ... , opinion director for the Northeast Ohio Media Group. CHEERS . . . to the Cleveland Clinic's high-tech, $1 million stroke treatment van that will bring the ability to do brain imaging, and a broadband connection to doctors treating stroke victims ...


  16. Pradaxa and Actos: Is Non-Preservation of Documents an Emerging Trend?Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | JD Supra

    ... monitoring. Pradaxa was seen to effectively prevent blood clotting - an important attribute for patients at risk for stroke. However, a problem with Pradaxa bleeding, characterized by uncontrollable bleed-outs that could not be stopped, quickly put ...


  17. First guidelines issued to prevent stroke in womenRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | The Pike County Courier

    ... Women should be checked for high blood pressure before starting on oral contraceptives because the combination raises stroke risks. The risk is small but rises steeply in women ages 45 to 49. More than 10 million American women use birth control ...


  18. Rate of strokes among younger people on the rise, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    Heart and Stroke spokesperson, Dr. Sheldon Tobe, Hypertension &Nephrology, Director of Research, Department of Medicine with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


  19. Future heat stroke treatment found in dental pulp stem cellsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Scientists in Taiwan have found that intravenous injections of stem cells derived from human exfoliated deciduous tooth pulp have a protective effect against brain damage from heat stroke in mice.


  20. Stroke patients are getting younger in Canada, new report warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | GlobalNews

    ... In my mind, I didn't know what was happening," she said. Bain, while at the prime of her physical health, had a stroke. At the hospital, specialists took one look at her blood pressure - it was through the roof. Stroke is conventionally most common ...