Stroke Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Emergency transport times for stroke patients still in need of improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Medical News Today

    Despite efforts to close the time gap between symptom onset and stroke treatment - including improvements in public education, 911 dispatch operations, pre-hospital detection and triage, hospital stroke system development, and stroke unit management - a new study presented at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery 12th Annual Meeting suggests that delays in emergency transport are still prevalent and that improvements are needed to ensure patients can be treated within the optimal time window. Perhaps more than any other condition, stroke requires timely diagnosis and treatment to yield the best possible outcomes for patients.

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  2. Despite efforts to improve stroke treatment, delays in emergency transport still prevalentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Medical News

    Despite efforts to close the time gap between symptom onset and stroke treatment - including improvements in public education, 911 dispatch operations, pre-hospital detection and triage, hospital stroke system development, and stroke unit management - a new study presented today at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery 12th Annual Meeting suggests that delays in emergency transport are still prevalent and that improvements are needed to ensure patients can be treated within the optimal time window. Perhaps more than any other condition, stroke requires timely diagnosis and treatment to yield the best possible outcomes for patients.

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  3. Family devastated by mother's stroke, appalled by medical careRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | CBC News

    ... Canadian health-care system and they want answers after their mother has been left partially paralyzed following a stroke. "I am a Winnipeg resident and my parents can't visit me from South Africa, they get treated like dogs," said Jonathan Bouwer, ...

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  4. Resting 12-lead electrocardiogram reveals high-risk sources of...Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | CiteULike

    The diagnostic work-up to reveal etiology in a young ischemic stroke patient includes evaluation for high-risk source of cardioembolism , since this subtype associates with high early recurrence rate and mortality. We investigated the association of ECG findings with a final etiologic subgroup of HRCE in a cohort of young patients with first-ever IS.

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  5. I run for Mum: Melbourne woman pushes through pain in honour of late parentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Age

    ... streets, raising money this year for the Leukaemia Foundation (in alternating years she runs to raise funds for the Stroke Foundation). "But when it gets hard, when it is tough going, I think of her and everything she went through and I think to ...

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  6. Pennsylvanians Reminded to Follow Important Safety Tips during Summer Heat WavesRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    ... loose-fitting clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses - and use a sunscreen of SPF15 or higher; Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related illness. Warning signs include extreme body temperature, rapid pulse, throbbing headache, dizziness and ...

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  7. The reluctant hot car heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | KSL-TV

    ... youngster is responsive or not. You will likely try to visually identify symptoms of heat exhaustion or worse. Heat stroke is more serious - and you may be dealing with a potentially fatal situation. If the parent, a police officer or a first ...

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  8. S. & T. Group put their money where their heart isRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | SooToday

    S & T GROUP ************************* On Friday, June 12, 2015 S. & T. Group held their 14th annual S. & T. Classic Golf Tournament which raised over $27,000 in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. They also continued with last year's trend by having a live auction with Vernon Bailey, which was very entertaining after a beautiful day of golf.

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  9. Are Advil, Aleve, and other pain relievers still safe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Consumer Reports

    A new warning by the Food and Drug Administration might make you think twice before reaching for pain relievers like ibuprofen and naproxen . The agency says these drugs, also known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, have a small, increased risk of triggering a heart attack or stroke, even if you don't have an existing heart condition.

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  10. MoreRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | Iobserve

    For the fourth year in a row, Mercy Medical Center has received the Get With The GuidelinesA - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Get With The Guidelines - Stroke helps hospital teams provide the most current, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

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  11. FDA Issues Stronger Warning On Popular OTC Pain RelieversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Weekend

    Could a popular pain reliever put you at a greater risk of heart attack and stroke? This could be the case considering the fact that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued an updated warning label for popular pain relievers - NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen and Celebrex. NSAIDs are also used in cold, flu and sleep medications.

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  12. Community Calendar: Survivors of Stroke Support meet TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Deming Headlight

    The Survivors of Stroke Support Group meets at 3 p.m., Tuesday in the Mimbres Memorial Hospital Cafeteria. Parking is available on the east side of the hospital.

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  13. St. Mary's honored by statewide Coverdell stroke programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    St. Mary's Health Care System has received the Hospital Star Award from the Georgia Coverdell Acute Stroke Registry for leadership in improving stroke care in St. Mary's service area and across the state. The Coverdell Star Awards recognize individuals and facilities "that have changed and continue to change stroke care in the state of Georgia," according to the GCASR.

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  14. FDA warns against pain relieversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Just this past week, the F-D-A released a warning about medicine you probably have in your own home.The agency says non-aspirin pain relievers like Advil, Motrin and Aleve do increase your risk of heart attack or stroke. These are brand names for Ibuprofen and Naproxen.

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  15. Advil, Aleve, Motrin, more can cause heart attack or stroke: FDARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | WSB-TV

    An Emory professor is among a group of medical experts echoing the government's new warning that certain non-aspirin painkillers, including ibuprofen, can actually increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, even in low doses. "There is great concern that people think these drugs are benign, and they are probably not," Peter Wilson, an Emory University professor of medicine and public health, told the New York Times.

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  16. A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial of a Simplified Multifaceted...Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | Circulation

    ... 'high cardiovascular risk' individuals (aged 40 years or older with self-reported history of coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and/or measured systolic blood pressure a< 160 mmHg) were recruited. Participants in the intervention villages ...

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  17. Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | MedicineNet

    About seven in 10 Americans who've had heart disease or a stroke regularly take aspirin, U.S. health officials report. Low-dose aspirin is promoted as an inexpensive, effective way to prevent cardiovascular disease.

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  18. 70 Percent of Heart Patients Take Daily AspirinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | News Max

    About seven in 10 Americans who've had heart disease or a stroke regularly take aspirin, U.S. health officials report. Low-dose aspirin is promoted as an inexpensive, effective way to prevent cardiovascular disease.

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  19. GP receptionists need more training to help them recognise stroke survivors in need of urgent careRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Your Leek Paper

    More can be done to improve the way GP practises deal with patients with stroke symptoms, research from the West Midlands has shown . An article published today in the British Journal of General Practise highlights the important role of GP receptionists in directing stroke patients towards timely, emergency care.

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  20. Combining Antidepressants and NSAIDs Tied to Elevated Risk for Abnormal BleedingRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Journal Watch

    ... risk for VTE and pulmonary embolism (Rheumatol 2014), Cox-2 inhibitors increased mortality in cases of ischemic stroke, but not hemorrhagic stroke(Neurology 2014).The largest risk in the study was seen with the older COX-2 inhibitors etodolac and ...

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