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All doctors may think they do a great job making their patients healthier, but now data can show if they really do, according to a Kansas doctor serving on a national commission. Comment?
... deep in the brain and programmed remotely, along with medications, may provide ... People who experience any stroke symptoms-but do not have a stroke-may also be more likely to develop problems with memory and thinking, according to new research ... Comment?
- People who experience any stroke symptoms -- but do not have a stroke -- may also be more likely to develop problems with memory and thinking, according to new research published in the June 19, 2013, online issue of Neurology , the medical journal ... Comment?
Rapid treatment with a clot-dissolving drug reduces stroke patients' risk of in-hospital death and increases their chances of being able to walk and return home when they leave the hospital, according to the study, published in the June 19 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association . Comment?
... Purpose- To provide evidence whether mechanical thrombectomy with stent-retrievers in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke causes intimal damage. Methods- This study analyzed thrombi retrieved by mechanical thrombectomy from cerebral arteries in ... Comment?
People who experience any stroke symptoms-but do not have a stroke-may also be more likely to develop problems with memory and thinking, according to new research published in the June 19, 2013, online issue of Neurology , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Comment?
... of alcohol is surprisingly young, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health . People who experience any stroke symptoms-but do not have a stroke-may also be more likely to develop problems with memory and thinking, according to new ... Comment?
... research presented at the American Heart Association's Emerging ... For years, the mantra of neurologists treating stroke victims has been "time equals brain." That's because getting a patient to the emergency room quickly to receive a drug that ... Comment?
A new study adds more evidence that quick treatment can reduce death and disability after a stroke. Comment?
For years, the mantra of neurologists treating stroke victims has been "time equals brain." Comment?
A stroke is something that's often misunderstood by Canadians, according to a recent poll conducted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Comment?
Every minute counts when it comes to treating stroke patients. A new UCLA study finds that rapid drug treatment after a stroke to help dissolve a blood clot reduces a patient's chances of dying in the hospital. Comment?
Doctors have long known that the sooner a stroke is treated, the better the outcome. Comment?
... Government guidelines had come out on how statins should be given to patients following a heart attack, a stroke and to those with diabetes. The implementation of guidance was a slow and frustrating process." Setting out on her own in 2001, she ... Comment?
In a study that included nearly 60,000 patients with acute ischemic stroke, thrombolytic treatment that was started more rapidly after symptom onset was associated with reduced in-hospital mortality and intracranial hemorrhage, and higher rates of independent walking ability at discharge and discharge to home. Comment?
Intensive care paramedic Steve Martyn, clinical leader of Hunter New England Health's stroke team Louise Jordan, past district governor of Quota Jan Irvine, stroke care coordinator Jenny Rudd, medical student from John Hunter Hospital Claire Sewell and nurse Renee Phegan with patient Michael Hamming. Comment?
In patients with acute ischemic stroke, even small reductions in the time to thrombolytic therapy are associated with improved outcomes, according to a study in JAMA . Comment?
... most common NSAIDS, kills about 1,000 patients per year. Other adverse side effects of NSAIDS include heart attacks, stroke, stomach and intestinal bleeding, damage to the liver and kidneys, and high blood pressure. As a retired pharmacology ... Comment?
... "And a good sharp razor. Use tiny, little strokes... and have patience. Try to avoid pulling the skin taut. Do one stroke and clean the razor. Then, go back for the next one. Consider taking it section by section (nut by nut, if you will) so you can ... Comment?
More Canadians are surviving strokes due to advances in awareness and medical services, but a new report by the Heart and Stroke Foundation reveals that more than one-third of Canadians mistakenly believe that the recovery period is limited to a few months. Comment?