Stroke Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Marked Regional Variation in Acute Stroke Treatment Among Medicare...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Circulation

    From the Stroke Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor ; Department of Emergency Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI ; and University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor . Correspondence to James F. Burke, MD, MS, University of Michigan North Campus Research Center, RWJ Clinical Scholars Program, 2800 Plymouth Rd NCRC B10-G016, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.


  2. Family History in Young Patients With Stroke [Brief Report]Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurosciences, Experimental Neurology, KU Leuven, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium ; Department of Neurology, VIB-Vesalius Research Center, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium ; Center for Stroke Research and Department for Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology , CharitA -University Medical Centre Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research, Klinikum der UniversitA t MA1 4nchen, Munich, Germany ; The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases , Munich, Germany ; Munich Cluster for Systems Neurology , Munich, Germany ; Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria ; Albrecht-Kossel-Institute for Neuroregeneration , Centre for Mental Health Disease and Institute of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology Medical Faculty , University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany; Department of Neurology, University ... (more)


  3. Stroke Patient Makes Remarkable RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Health News Digest

    By the time Steve Sebby was wheeled into a Rush operating room, his entire left side had become paralyzed by a stroke. By the time he was wheeled out of the OR about two hours later, Sebby already was able to move his left hand a little.


  4. Salmon farmers will offer farm tours during Seafood WeekRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Coast Guide

    Letang New Brunswick salmon farmers will celebrate Bay of Fundy Seafood Week by hosting guided farm tours to raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association, on behalf of local salmon farmers, will offer two farm tours Saturday, June 6 to give the public an opportunity to learn about salmon farming.


  5. GA hospitals learn about improving stroke treatment, reducing treatment timeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Leaders from more than 20 hospitals across the state met for the inaugural conference designed to help enhance stroke care in Georgia, especially in rural communities. By becoming designated Remote Treatment Stroke Center, a hospital can provide faster stroke care, particularly through the use of a clot-busting drug called tPA.


  6. Northborough stroke survivor continues on the mendRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The American Stroke Association observes May as American Stroke Month, a time for people to become better aware of warning signs. Raju Nivarthi and his wife, Aparna, of Northborough recently learned more after he suffered a stroke last October.


  7. Soluble CD40L Is a Useful Marker to Predict Future Strokes in...Read the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China ; China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China ; Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China ; Beijing Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine for Cerebrovascular Disease, Beijing, China ; and Illinois Neurological, Institute Stroke Network, Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis Healthcare System, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria . Background and Purpose- Elevated soluble CD40 ligand was shown to be related to cardiovascular events, but the role of sCD40L in predicting recurrent stroke remains unclear.


  8. Las Cruces stroke survivor shares her story to raise awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Silver City Sun-News

    Betty Farmer of Las Cruces is a stroke survivor who is sharing her story so that others may recognize the signs of a stroke and get quick treatment. With her is her dog Pepper.


  9. Stroke Awareness Month: What's New in Stroke Therapies?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | US Food and Drug Administration

    Stroke is the leading cause of severe disability, and the fifth leading cause of death for all Americans. The burden is worse in minority communities; minorities have higher stroke risks, strokes at an earlier age, and more severe strokes.


  10. Ontario bans flavoured tobacco, force calorie count on fast-food menusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    ... for all food and beverages, including alcohol on menus. Mark Holland, Ontario executive director of the Heart and Stroke Foundation, said that will “empower people” to make more informed choices when ordering their meals. “We ...


  11. Heart and Stroke Foundation Applauds the Passage of Bill 45Read the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Canada NewsWire

    /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation is thrilled that the Making Healthier Choices Act, 2015 passed today with support from all parties. Years of tireless advocacy efforts have paid off and today we can celebrate the results: MPPs have voted ...


  12. Paramedics to be recruited in new 'fast response' stroke trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Paramedics from seven ambulance services across the UK are to be recruited to help trial a new 'rapid response' treatment for stroke patients. Researchers at The University of Nottingham have been awarded funding from the British Heart Foundation to carry out a clinical trial to use medicated skin patches to lower blood pressure quickly after a suspected stroke , before the patient gets to hospital.


  13. Heart and Stroke will canvass in June after snowy winterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | CBC News

    Volunteers with the Heart and Stroke foundations in New Brunswick and P.E.I. will have a second chance to go door-to-door in June after many couldn't get out in February. The Heart and Stroke foundations in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island are considering a permanent switch when it comes to their annual door-to-door canvassing campaign.


  14. Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: a systematic review.Read the original story

    May 26, 2015 | CiteULike

    Atrial fibrillation is associated with an increase in mortality and morbidity, with a substantial increase in stroke and systemic thromboembolism. Strokes related to AF are associated with higher mortality, greater disability, longer hospital stays, and lower chance of being discharged home than strokes unrelated to AF.


  15. How to recognize signs of stroke in womenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A national survey by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center shows that most women don't know the risks or symptoms females face when it comes to having a stroke. The survey of 1,000 women released in time for Stroke Awareness Month in May found that only 11 percent of women could correctly identify pregnancy, lupus, migraine headaches and oral contraception or hormone replacement therapy as female-specific stroke risks.


  16. One-day Training Workshop for Volunteer Facilitators of "Living With Stroke" ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | 24 Hours

    Heart and Stroke Foundation is calling for Volunteer Facilitators for "Living With Stroke" program in your community. One day training workshop will be held in Vancouver on May 26, 2015.


  17. David Sackett: The father of evidence-based medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    David Sackett, who founded McMaster University's department of clinical epidemiology when he was 32, peppered his lectures with words of wisdom from author Kurt Vonnegut. David Sackett, who founded McMaster University's department of clinical epidemiology when he was 32, peppered his lectures with words of wisdom from author Kurt Vonnegut.


  18. PEGASUS Trial Shows Long-Term Benefits of Ticagrelor After Heart...Read the original story

    May 25, 2015 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    Patients who took ticagrelor with aspirin for an extended period after suffering a heart attack were less likely to die later from cardiovascular causes, heart attack, or stroke, according to results presented March 14, 2015, at the 64th Annual Scien-tific Session of the American College of Cardiology, held in San Diego, California. The results, simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine , were reported from the PEGASUS-TIMI 54 trial, which involved 21,162 patients at more than 1000 sites in 31 countries.


  19. Monitoring aspirin and statinsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Click2Houston



  20. Province expands lifesaving Telestroke program to The PasRead the original story

    May 23, 2015 | My

    A successful program that provides specialized emergency care to stroke patients in rural communities has been expanded to The Pas, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced Friday. "During a stroke, it is important patients get care as soon as possible to reduce potential effects and improve their chances of recovery," said Blady.