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Research IDs heart disease risk factor for women

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Related Topix: Pharmacology, Genetics, Medicine, Hypertension

Mon Jul 21, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Previous stroke, vascular disease: Seniors at higher risk of stroke after heart surgery

Older people who have had strokes or who have vascular disease are at risk of stroke both immediately after cardiac surgery and during the following two years, according to a new study in CMAJ .


Related Topix: Medicine, Canada,

The Otago Daily Times

Much interest in stroke treatment

A Dunedin man believed to be the first New Zealander to undergo innovative stroke therapy in the United States may have become a trailblazer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic), Arthritis


Not So Fast

Healthy collaboration brings industry experts together to help businesses achieve their missions.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Kiama Independent

Community support in a stroke 'hotspot'

ALTHOUGH they have much hard work ahead of them, a Kiama couple have praised their community for its support following a recent stroke.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

HealthSouth Rehab worker named nation's best topping 23,000

Margaret "Peggy" Conboy, case manager at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota on the Manatee County border, has won the national Outstanding Employee Achievement Award over more than 23,000 HealthSouth employees in 28 states.


Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Manatee County, FL, Medicine, Health, Sarasota County, FL


Government needs to focus on stroke rehab

The Stroke Foundation is calling for more funding for post-stroke rehabilitation services.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Tallmadge Express


Stepping Stones, a stroke support group for stroke survivors and their families, will meet at 1 p.m. on the fifth floor of the Tallmadge Rotary Club will meet at 7:15 a.m. at Delanie's Neighborhood Grille, 67 West Ave. For more information, The Tallmadge Farmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Tallmadge Recreation Center parking lot, 46 ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tallmadge, OH

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Stroke deaths halve

MORTALITY rates for south-west stroke victims have more than halved despite an upswing in the number of people living with the affliction.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Health is the ticket to consumers' hearts, according to study

The annual Becel Ride for Heart, in which 14,000 riders participate, scores high in terms of people making the connection between the event and the brand.


Related Topix: Marketing, Medicine, Health

Verde Independent

New telestroke program connects Verde Valley Medical Center to Mayo Clinic

Patients taken to the Verde Valley Medical Center - Sedona Campus in need of emergency care for a stroke will benefit from a new telestroke program connecting the campus to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Phoenix, AZ, Neurology, Nursing

The BIG One

VIDEO: A new tool in the treatment of strokes

In an effort to better help the 5,600 stroke patients hospitalized each year in Cuyahoga County, Cleveland Clinic will soon be bringing one of the first Mobile Stroke Units in the country to the city of Cleveland.


Related Topix: Health, Cuyahoga County, OH

PhysOrg Weblog

Children not eating enough fruit and veg

Less than every fourth child in Europe have enough fruit and vegetables included in their daily diet, a study by Swedish researchers at A-rebro University and Karolinska Institutet shows.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Health

News Observer

Pozen resubmits new drug application

Chapel Hill drugmaker Pozen announced Wednesday that federal regulators have accepted the resubmission of its new drug application for its heart attack and stroke-prevention pill.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Pozen, Healthcare Industry, Heart Attack, Food and Drug Administration, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Magnetically Controlled Nanoparticles Enhance Stroke Treatment

The only drug currently approved for the treatment of acute stroke--recombinant tissue plasminogen activator, or t-PA--is administered intravenously to patients after the first symptoms of ischemic stroke appear.


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New Targets for Atherothrombosis [Editorials]

From the UNC McAllister Heart Institute, Program in Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Heart Attack, Health, Medicine


Saskatchewan researcher focuses on nutrition in stroke rehab

A University of Saskatchewan researcher believes that practitioners need to focus more on nutrition in the rehabilitation process of stroke patients.


Related Topix: Nutrition, Medicine, Health

The New Zealand Herald

Family hoping for miracle after stroke

Luke and Kylee Elliott, with their sons Mason, 4, and Mitchell, 2, have a December appointment in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Health, New Zealand, World News, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic), Arthritis

Border Mail

Strokes hit more men than women

STROKES will strike more than 700 people in the Border's federal electorates this year, according to ground-breaking data.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hypertension, Australia, World News,

Tue Jul 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

History of stroke linked with increased risk of adverse outcomes after non-cardiac surgery

In an analysis that included more than 480,000 patients who underwent elective noncardiac surgery, a history of stroke was associated with an increased risk of major adverse cardiovascular events and death, particularly if time elapsed between stroke and surgery was less than 9 months, according to a study in the July 16 issue of JAMA .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Heart Attack, World News, Denmark, Heart Disease