3 hrs ago
Stroke survivor shares his story with WUSA9
"I lost..the use of my right arm and then I couldn't speak. And then I sat down, and we eventually got to the hospital, and it turns out I had a small stroke," says Andre Francisco.
10 hrs ago
REGION: Inland neurosurgeon Javed Siddiqi honored
Dr. Javed Siddiqi, a neurosurgeon and leader in the field of treatment for stroke, has been honored for bringing advanced stroke care and equipment to residents of the Coachella Valley as the winner of the Palm Springs Stroke Recovery Center's Ann Angel Award.
13 hrs ago
US News & World Report
Take Aspirin at Night to Reap its Health and Beauty Benefits
You're probably already aware of aspirin's ability to ward off cardiovascular catastrophes such as heart attack and stroke.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Hospital partners with Duke to offer telestroke services
Officials at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville on Friday announced a new partnership with the Duke TeleStroke Network to provide advanced technology telestroke services throughout the region.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Tyrosine Pharma Elects Wayne Laslie as President and CEO
Tyrosine Pharma has licensed patented technology for the STEP peptide from STC.UNM created at the to develop a novel treatment for ischemic stroke, the Company noted in a release.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
KCJJ-AM Iowa City
UI Selected to Participate in Stroke Research Network
UI Selected to Participate in Stroke Research Network Hughes 12-13-13 The University of Iowa has been selected to participate in a national research network aiming to improve care for stroke victims.
The Bolton-born professor who transformed the way strokes are treated
MOST of us probably have a relative or friend who has suffered a stroke and are all too aware of how common this can be.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
NorthCrest receives 'Silver Quality Achievement Award'
NorthCrest Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.
International Business Times
Virgin Atlantic Passenger Left Helpless on Plane for Nine Hours after Stroke
An air passenger has told of how he suffered a massive stroke during a transatlantic flight but was left in his unassisted in his seat for nine hours.
New treatment for stroke patients saving lives
Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the United States. A stroke caused by brain hemorrhage is the most devastating.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Star Online
ASPIRIN is often hailed as a wonder drug, thanks to its ability to help stave off heart attacks and clot-caused strokes.
FDA Advisory Panel Votes Favorably on the Boston Scientific...
The FDA Panel was further asked if there is reasonable assurance that the device is safe, the Panel voted Yes: 13, No: 1. On the question of reasonable assurance of efficacy, the Panel voted Yes: 13, No: 1. The FDA will take into account the Panel's vote in its decision on approval of the WATCHMAN device.
Business of Life
Health Roundup: Alzheimer's, exercise, aspirin, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and singing in a choir
Exercise throughout a person's life plays a significant role in reducing the risk of developing dementia, a study spanning 35 years has found.
Medical News Today
Optimal parameter of Neiguan acupuncture for cerebral infarction
The individual difference and non-repeatability in acupuncture have not only restricted the development of acupuncture, but have also affected the specificity of acupoints.
Factors that determine penumbral tissue loss in acute ischaemic stroke
The goal of acute stroke treatment with intravenous thrombolysis or endovascular recanalization techniques is to rescue the penumbral tissue.
Passenger who suffered stroke on plane sat unnoticed in seat for NINE ...
Mike Dixon, 46, from Reading, suffered a massive stroke soon after boarding a nine-hour night flight from the US and was unable to move or tell anyone A man who had a massive stroke on a plane has told how it left him stuck in his seat for nine hours, unable to alert anyone to what had happened.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Read This Before You Take That Statin
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology recently released new cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines.
35 year study finds exercise reduces risk of dementia
The people who consistently followed four or five of these behaviors experienced a 60 per cent decline in dementia and cognitive decline -- with exercise being the strongest mitigating factor -- as well as 70 per cent fewer instances of diabetes, heart disease and stroke, compared with people who followed none.
Boston Scientific braces for FDA review of anti-stroke device
Boston Scientific appears to face an uphill climb as it prepares for regulatory meetings concerning its Watchman device to protect against strokes, following the release of a new report that questions the efficacy of the product once it is implanted.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Bursting Blood Clots: Medicine's Next Big Thing?
If you're having a stroke, it's crucial that you get medical help as quickly as possible.