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  1. A first: New guidelines back device for treating strokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Daily Herald

    Many stroke patients have a new treatment option -- if they seek help fast enough to get it. New guidelines endorse using a removable stent to open clogged arteries causing a stroke.

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  2. Heat stress warning for WorkSafeBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Free Press

    Temperatures in the low to high-thirties are expected in parts of the Kootenay region until Sunday, July 5 and WorkSafeBC is warning employers and workers of the increased risk of developing heat stress and heat stroke symptoms. "Workers in the construction, transportation and forestry sectors comprised the majority of the 27 time-loss claims we had in B.C. last year," WorkSafeBC's Regional Prevention Manager, South Okanagan-Kootenay Shawn Mitton said.

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  3. New guidelines recommend brain stents to fight strokes in certain patientsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Medical News Today

    ... stop strokes in their tracks. For the first time, new guidelines from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recommend the treatment for carefully selected patients who are undergoing acute ischemic strokes and who meet certain ...

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  4. Rapid response to kids' stroke symptoms may speed diagnosisRead the original story

    Yesterday | Medical News Today

    An emergency room rapid response plan for children can help diagnose stroke symptoms quickly, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. "Just as there are rapid response processes for adults with a possible stroke, there should be a rapid response process for children with a possible stroke that includes expedited evaluation and imaging or rapid transfer to a medical center with pediatric stroke expertise," said Lori Jordan, M.D., Ph.D., study senior author and an assistant professor of pediatrics and neurology at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  5. WATCHMAN heart device gives patients alternative to blood thinners and reduces stroke riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute now offers patients with irregular heart rhythm a minimally invasive option to reduce the risk of stroke, as well as enable stopping long-term use of blood thinning medication. Physicians at MedStar Heart at MedStar Washington Hospital Center were the first in the Washington metropolitan region to successfully implant the WATCHMAN Device on June 16 in two patients with atrial fibrillation .

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  6. Adopting a Patient-Centered Approach to Primary Outcome Analysis of...Read the original story

    Thursday | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurology and Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of California, Los Angeles ; Phyathai Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, Phyathai 1 Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand ; Departments of Emergency Medicine and Neurosurgery, Neuroscience Institute and Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine , University of Cincinnati, OH; Department of Emergency Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Berry Consultants, LLC, Austin, TX ; Clinical Innovation & Research Institute, Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center, Houston ; Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA ; Department of Neurology, Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center, Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University, Atlanta, GA ; Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston ; Berry Consultants, LLC, Austin, TX ; Department of Stroke ... (more)

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  7. Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke CareRead the original story

    Thursday | US News & World Report

    A rapid response plan for children who visit the emergency room with stroke-like symptoms can help doctors make a faster diagnosis, new research suggests. "Just as there are rapid response processes for adults with a possible stroke, there should be a rapid response process for children with a possible stroke that includes expedited evaluation and imaging or rapid transfer to a medical center with pediatric stroke expertise," senior study author Dr. Lori Jordan, an assistant professor of pediatrics and neurology at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., said in an American Heart Association news release.

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  8. New treatment for stroke patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Berkshire Eagle

    The guidelines, issued by the American Heart Association, are the first time the group has recommended a device for treating strokes, and it's the first new stroke treatment in two decades to win the group's strongest backing. The federal government no longer issues guidelines like these, so the Heart Association's advice clears the way for more doctors to offer the treatment.

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  9. Should You Take an Aspirin a Day for Your Heart?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MSN Healthy Living

    You've probably heard that taking one baby aspirin every day can significantly reduce your risk of getting a heart attack or stroke. Researchers at the University of North Carolina found that regular aspirin consumption cut the risk of coronary heart disease by 28 percent in people who'd never had a heart attack or stroke, but were at heightened risk.

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  10. Texas Teen Suffers Stroke on Football Field: 'I'm So Lucky to Be Alive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | People

    ... Institute , who assessed him immediately during practice, played a huge role in saving his life. Wilson noticed stroke symptoms right away, and when he got to the hospital, it was determined that's exactly what had happened. Strokes only occurs in ...

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  11. Bendix offers S-cam brake maintenance tipsRead the original story

    Thursday | Truck News

    ... reducing maintenance costs, and improving safety." Tools are available for measuring a brake's free play and stroke, as well as the do-it-yourself method of cutting a short segment of tape measure and attaching a magnet to one end. Place the tape ...

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  12. Big Bike rides againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wellington Advertiser

    Big Bike rides again - A team from TG Minto was among the local groups to take a ride on the Heart and Stroke Big Bike to raise funds and awareness for the Heart and Stroke Foundation on June 19. Teams made up of 29 riders plus a driver each commit to raise a minimum of $50 and pedal through their community in support of heart disease and stroke research. This year the organization hopes to raise $148,000 in the Wellington/Dufferin region and $8.55 million dollars across Canada.

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  13. New Guidelines Recommend Stent Devices to Fight Strokes in Certain PatientsRead the original story

    Thursday | Newswise

    ... stop strokes in their tracks. For the first time, new guidelines from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recommend the treatment for carefully selected patients who are undergoing acute ischemic strokes and who meet certain ...

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  14. EXCLUSIVE: New Antiplatelet Therapy Could Save Limbs, Says Merck & Co. ExecRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | BioSpace

    ... on exertion), and another 50 percent have other leg symptoms. People with PAD are at increased risk for heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular death. BIOSPACE : How does it stack up to other therapies of its type? ZONTIVITY is the first and only ...

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  15. Brain scan innovation is set to transform stroke treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bicester Advertiser

    ... the scans the way only a top neurologist would be able to. Chief executive Dr Michalis Papadakis said: "The signs of stroke damage are very subtle and requires decades of experience to diagnose. Almost 300 scientists, clinicians, entrepreneurs and ...

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  16. American Heart Association says Clot-removal devices now recommended for some stroke patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Clarksville Online

    For the first time, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recommends using a stent retrieval device to remove blood clots in select stroke patients who have clots obstructing the large arteries supplying blood to the brain, according to a new focused update published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke . The optimal initial treatment for a clot-caused stroke remains intravenous delivery of the clot-busting medication tissue plasminogen activator .

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  17. Teva-Xenon Arthritis Pain Drug Fails Midstage TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Investor's Business Daily

    ... own 18.5%. Teva stock was up nearly 3%, perhaps helped by the launch of its generic version of Boehringer Ingelheim's stroke preventer Aggrenox.

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  18. A First: New Guidelines Back Device for Treating StrokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Bioscience Technology

    Many stroke patients have a new treatment option -- if they seek help fast enough to get it. New guidelines endorse using a removable stent to open clogged arteries causing a stroke.

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  19. Teva Launches Generic Aggrenox Capsules In The United StatesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | BioSpace

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., today announced the launch of generic AggrenoxA capsules in the United States. Aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole capsules are used to lower the risk of stroke in people who have had a mini-stroke or stroke due to a blood clot.

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  20. 2015 AHA/ASA Focused Update of the 2013 Guidelines for the Early...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Circulation

    Purpose- The aim of this guideline is to provide a focused update of the current recommendations for the endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke. Where there is overlap, the recommendations made here supersede those of previous guidelines.

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