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  1. Vancouver woman off blood thinners thanks to WatchmanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... out of coordination with the lower two chambers of the heart. Patients with atrial fibrillation are at risk of stroke because of a small pouch - the left atrial appendage - on the heart. Typically, that pouch pulses normally as the heart pumps. But ...

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  2. Study Of SanBio, Inc.'s Stem Cell Treatment For Stroke Receives Innovation Award From AHARead the original story

    18 hrs ago | BioSpace

    SanBio, Inc. , a scientific leader in regenerative medicine for neurological disorders, today announced that a recent publication of its novel stem cell treatment, SB623, for patients following a stroke, has received a prestigious award from the American Heart Association. The scientific article, " Clinical Outcomes of Transplanted Modified Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Stroke: A Phase 1/2a Study ," was the third prize winner of the 2016 Stroke Progress and Innovation Award.

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  3. Study of SanBio's Stem Cell Treatment for Stroke Receives Innovation...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    SanBio, Inc. , a scientific leader in regenerative medicine for neurological disorders, today announced that a recent publication of its novel stem cell treatment, SB623, for patients following a stroke, has received a prestigious award from the American Heart Association. The scientific article, " Clinical Outcomes of Transplanted Modified Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Stroke: A Phase 1/2a Study ," was the third prize winner of the 2016 Stroke Progress and Innovation Award.

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  4. Stroke survivor in swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star

    ... face lights up when he is reunited with the band. Picture: David Stewart A LAKE Macquarie man who suffered a severe stroke and seemed destined to live the remainder of his life in a nursing home has defied conventional medical wisdom and returned to ...

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  5. Ilsa needs a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News

    ... the sun will melt a lot of it. Remember, spring is just around the corner. Every 7 Minutes in Canada heart disease or stroke claims a life, a shocking statistic from the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. This is why every February is National ...

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  6. Floating flies for troutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News

    ... of a great salesman and the discipline of a seasoned academic. Every 7 Minutes in Canada heart disease or stroke claims a life, a shocking statistic from the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. This is why every February is National Heart & Stroke ...

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  7. Regular aerobic exercise beginning in middle age may lessen severity of stroke in old ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... vessels is prevented by exercise, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's International Stroke Conference 2017. The amount of damage to the brain after a stroke and the effectiveness of recovery treatments depend ...

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  8. Real-World Data From Boehringer Ingelheim Show Lower Risk Of Stroke...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | BioSpace

    PradaxaA was associated with an improvement in safety and efficacy outcomes compared to warfarin in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation . The results were presented at the International Stroke Conference.

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  9. BC Ferries Installs AEDs at Minor TerminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Mass Transit

    BC Ferries just announced that the company has installed an additional 24 Automated External Defibrillators at minor terminals for customers to use in the event of a medical emergency. Today, heart disease and stroke take one life every seven minutes.

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  10. Stroke survivor shares experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | South Coast Register

    Young stroke survivor Rebecca Schmidt recently shared her experience with the Nowra Association of Independent Retirees at their February meeting. Ms Schmidt is from the Stroke Foundation and said strokes are a major cause of death and can affect people of working age as well as the elderly.

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  11. A hospital stay, continuing chemo, expensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The News

    ... $400 to $600). I don't know what I'd do with out them. Thank you, Bonnie. Every 7 Minutes in Canada heart disease or stroke claims a life, a shocking statistic from the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. This is why every February is National ...

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  12. Many stroke patients do not receive life-saving therapyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | PressReleasePoint

    Patients treated in large, urban hospitals, stroke-certified hospitals and hospitals participating in the American Heart Association's Get With The GuidelinesA a" Stroke program are more likely to get tPA. HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2017 - Although tPA treatment for stroke is increasing over time, minorities, women and residents of 11 southeastern states that make up the "Stroke Belt" are left behind when it comes to receiving tPA, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2017.

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  13. Study links psychiatric disorders to stroke riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Getting care at a hospital for a psychiatric disorder may be linked to a higher risk of stroke in the following weeks and months, new research suggests. People who sought care at a hospital for serious mental health conditions-such as depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder-faced a tripled risk of stroke following their visit, the study authors contended.

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  14. The 7 numbers you need to know to keep your heart healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Miami Herald

    ... disease. It can lead to myocardial infarctions [read: heart attacks], sudden death and an increased possibility of stroke and kidney disease," Grasz said. So, aside from upping your exercise to 30 minutes a day at least five days a week - and not a ...

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  15. Receiving a clot-buster drug before reaching the hospital may reduce stroke disabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Stroke patients receiving clot-busting medications before arriving at the hospital have a lower risk for disability afterward, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2017. Researchers analyzed results from 658 stroke patients who were treated with tPA - a drug that dissolves blood clots.

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  16. Secrets for a Healthy HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The News

    Every 7 Minutes in Canada heart disease or stroke claims a life, a shocking statistic from the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. This is why every February is National Heart & Stroke Awareness Month.

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  17. Myocardial Infarction Risk after Discontinuation of Thienopyridine...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Circulation

    ... your access period has not yet expired. Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question. Find Out More

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  18. Headache far more common stroke symptom in children than adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Children are far more likely than adults to report headache when having a stroke, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2017. "Stroke should be considered as a possible diagnosis in any child with a headache and additional symptoms of weakness or numbness or changes in walking, talking, or vision.

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  19. Independent Study Supports Use of Penumbra Aspiration as Frontline...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Penumbra, Inc . , a global interventional therapies company, today announced the presentation of the results of the ASTER Trial, the first independent, prospective, randomized trial comparing the use of Penumbra's aspiration system to stent retriever, in the opening plenary session at the International Stroke Conference in Houston, Texas.

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  20. American Stroke Association honors ten outstanding contributors to stroke; new stroke researchRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | PressReleasePoint

    Scientists who have devoted their careers to stroke research and contributed to groundbreaking studies, as well as young stroke researchers making notable contributions to today's understanding of the disease, will be honored for their work by the American Stroke Association during the International Stroke Conference 2017 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. E. Clarke Haley, Jr. , M.D., University of Virginia in Charlottesville is honored with the David G. Sherman Award for outstanding lifetime contributions in basic or clinical stroke science .

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