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  1. Latest Research Report on Global Brain Stroke Market Key Trends,...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SBWire

    Brain Stroke is one of the most common types of neurovascular disease in which either a clot blocks restricts supply of blood to the brain or blood vessels in the brain rupture . The vascular diseases affect normal functioning of the veins and arteries that constitute circulatory system of a human body generally in the form of blockage or rupture.


  2. New Tech Promises Fast, Accurate Stroke DiagnosisRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newswise

    Minutes count when treating stroke, but current diagnostics take as long as three hours, careful lab work and skilled technicians to arrive at a conclusive diagnosis. Scientists at Cornell University's Baker Institute for Animal Health have developed a device that helps diagnose stroke in less than 10 minutes using a drop of blood barely big enough to moisten your fingertip.


  3. Yet another role for aspirin?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... Americans alone consume 80 million aspirin tablets daily, and present-day targets of use include heart attack, stroke and certain cancers. Senior author Daniel Klessig, a professor at Boyce Thompson Institute - Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, has ...


  4. My Heart in my HandsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Compass

    The Heart and Stroke Foundation will host a "Tea and Talk" to introduce their recently-launched program My Heart in My Hands to women in the Grand Falls-Windsor region this week. The free session on Wed., Dec. 2 will be held in the E.M. Bishop Hall at Holy Trinity Church starting at 2 p.m. and everyone's welcome.


  5. Brunei can soon become a 'medical hub in the region'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    BRUNEI is well on its way to becoming a "medical hub" that can treat patients from neighbouring countries, said the executive director of the Brunei Neuroscience, Stroke and Rehabilitation Centre at Jerudong Park Medical Centre. Professor Uta Meyding-Lamade said Brunei is the first country in Southeast Asia to acquire state-of-the-art machines to assist in rehabilitation treatment for acute stroke patients.


  6. Adults born with heart defects have a substantially higher risk of strokeRead the original story

    Saturday | Holtville Tribune

    Adults with congenital heart defects have substantially higher rates of stroke compared to the general population, according to research published in the American Heart Association journal, Circulation. A congenital heart defect is a heart abnormality present at birth.


  7. Acute Ischemic Stroke Diagnosis and Treatment Market (Carotid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | SBWire

    Acute ischemic stroke can be defined as interruption of blood supply to the brain due to the blockage of blood vessel due to atherosclerosis plaques or blood clots in the artery. Acute ischemic stroke can caused due to thrombotic or embolic occlusion of cerebral artery.


  8. New technology promises fast, accurate stroke diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Medical News Today

    Minutes count when treating stroke , but current diagnostics take as long as three hours, careful lab work, and skilled technicians to arrive at a conclusive diagnosis. Scientists at Cornell University's Baker Institute for Animal Health have developed a device that helps diagnose stroke in less than ten minutes using a drop of blood barely big enough to moisten your fingertip.


  9. Senator appointed to Sickle Cell CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The News

    ... fever, pale skin or nail beds yellow tint to the skin or whites of the eyes. If you have any signs or symptoms of stroke that include one-sided paralysis, weakness of the face, arms or legs, sudden vision problems call 911 immediately. The committee ...


  10. The Aria Institute for Neurosciences Stroke Support GroupRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Philadelphia Weekly

    If you or a loved one has suffered from a stroke, the Aria Institute for Neurosciences will be hosting a monthly Stroke Support Group to help recovering patients and their loved ones cope with the effects of stroke. Facilitated by an Aria Health neurologist, this support group will provide education, encouragement and answers to difficult questions.


  11. An International Standard Set of Patient-Centered Outcome Measures...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Circulation

    From the International Consortium of Health Outcomes Measurement, Cambridge, MA ; Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston ; American Heart Association/American Stroke Association , Liberty Hospital, MO ; The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia ; UCLPartners Academic Health Science Network, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom ; Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA ; Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Wales, United Kingdom ; University of Rochester Medical Center, NY ; Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, World Stroke Organization, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ; Capital Medical University, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Beijing, China ; Hospital Moinhos de Vento, National Stroke Registry, Brazilian ... (more)


  12. Large Volumes of Critically Hypoperfused Penumbral Tissue Do Not...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurology and the Department of Radiology , Emory University and Grady Memorial Hospital - Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center, Atlanta, GA. Background and Purpose- Acute ischemic stroke patients with large volumes of severe hypoperfusion on magnetic resonance imaging have a higher likelihood of intracranial hemorrhage and poor outcomes after reperfusion.


  13. 10 ways to avoid diabetes complicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Channel3000

    ... is often worse and more rapid when you have diabetes. When these conditions team up, they can lead to a heart attack, stroke or other life-threatening conditions. Eating a healthy, reduced-fat diet and exercising regularly can go a long way toward ...


  14. Congenital heart defect means higher chance of strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Medical News Today

    Adults born with heart defects have a greater chance of stroke, according to new research published in the journal Circulation . A congenital heart defect can be one of a wide range of conditions.


  15. Background: Unipharm's decision over Sanofi may change patent realmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Jerusalem Post

    Judge Ofer Groskopf's ruling could have a major impact on the drug and patent markets in Israel and even overseas. Lod District Court Judge Ofer Groskopf precedent-setting ruling in favor of Unipharm and against Sanofi could shift the balance of economic risk of overly aggressive claiming of new patents in the patent arena from generic drug competitors to drug developers.


  16. Professional Opinion: Aspirin regimen -- just for heart attack victims or beneficial for others?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | The Island Packet

    This week, Dr. Aaron Ford, a cardiologist on the medical staff at Coastal Carolina Hospital who also practices with Hilton Head Heart, discusses the benefits of taking aspirin and whether an aspirin regimen can benefit those who haven't had a heart attack or stroke. Question: I've heard being on an aspirin regimen is beneficial for stroke and heart patients.


  17. Stroke in the Young: Patent Foramen Ovale and Pregnancy [Illustrative Teaching Cases]Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Circulation

    From the Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH ; and Department of Neurology and Stroke Unit, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland . Correspondence to Sophia Sundararajan, MD, PhD, Neurological Institute, University Hospitals/Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid, Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106.


  18. Stroke prevention strategy needs overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Scoop

    The case for government intervention and a regulatory approach to reduce the incidence of stroke in New Zealand is urgent, says the Stroke Foundation. It echoes the view of AUT's Professor Valery Feigin, speaking this morning on Radio New Zealand National , who said that the existing stroke prevention strategy was failing.


  19. 'More is better' for medical management of acute strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Medical News

    The outcomes of stroke patients assigned to receive medical therapy in the SAMMPRIS trial were significantly influenced by the experience of the centre in which they were treated, research shows. Among the 227 patients who received aggressive medical management, 9.8% of those treated at a site that recruited fewer than 12 patients had recurrent stroke or died within 30 days, compared with just 1.8% of those treated at a site that was able to enrol at least 12 patients and therefore had more experience of treating stroke.


  20. New technique finds aspirin can prevent cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | WPTV Local News

    ... taking daily aspirin has side effects. And they can be severe, like internal bleeding and an increased chance of stroke. The dosage of aspirin depends on the intended use, but if you're pregnant or consuming alcohol, you're discouraged from popping ...