Stroke Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Ask Dr. K: Cancer risk lower with daily AspirinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... standby for fighting fever, quieting inflammation and reducing pain. For some, it can help prevent a heart attack or stroke. And growing research points to a possible new benefit for this old friend - reducing the risk of dying from cancer. Aspirin ...

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  2. USPSTF: Certain At-risk Patients Can Benefit From Statin UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | American Academy of Family Physicians

    ... diabetes or hypertension and those who smoke) use statins to prevent CVD events (myocardial infarction or thrombotic stroke). This is a "B" recommendation Evidence task force members reviewed showed that patients most likely to benefit from statin ...

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  3. Stroke drug breakthrough could be first of many for B.C. biotech Primary PeptidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | University of British Columbia

    The Vancouver Sun profiles a new B.C. biotech company called Primary Peptides that is working on a treatment for stroke that would prevent brain damage in the hours immediately after a stroke. The company is led by UBC professors Max Cynader, Yu Tian Wang and William Jia.

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  4. Letter by Sardana Regarding Article, "Long-Term Outcomes of Secondary ...Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2015 | Circulation

    Increased risk of stroke, heart failure, and recurrent AF was observed, which is consistent with prior observations. Multiple large, randomized trials and meta-analyses have emphasized the role of prolonged ambulatory cardiac monitoring after cryptogenic stroke in detecting AF.

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  5. Should You Be Taking Aspirin Daily?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | WebMD

    Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

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  6. Not enough YAP means too much deadly inflammation inside the brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of the study in the journal Cerebral Cortex . Xiong suspects that in conditions, such as hemorrhagic - or bleeding - stroke and hydrocephalus, where fluid accumulates inside the skull of a baby or an adult in response to injury, a problem with YAP ...

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  7. Study: Diabetes Found Deadlier on Women's HeartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | New Man

    ... to men, and may also need more frequent and intense physical activity to lower their risk of having a heart attack or stroke, the new AHA scientific statement says. are less likely to undergo procedures to open clogged arteries, such as angioplasty ...

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  8. Chances of good outcome after stroke reduced by delays in restoring blood flowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... on medical imaging and at autopsy. H&E-LFB stain. Credit: Nephron/Wikipedia Delays in restoring blood flow after a stroke were associated with decreased benefits of intra-arterial clot-busting treatment and reduced chances for a good outcome, ...

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  9. Medtronic Receives First Health Canada License for MRI Conditional...Read the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    ... within minutes with an electrical cardioverter shock, which can be delivered by an ICD. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, up to 45,000 Canadians die of SCA each year(i). MRI is considered the gold standard in soft-tissue imaging and is ...

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  10. Be alert, as heart attack frequency increases during wintersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Merinews

    Winter is the time when the frequency of heart attack increases drastically. There are several reasons for this which include winter depression, Vitamin D deficiency, as well as an excess consumption of a comfort diet comprising high trans fat, salt and sugar.

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  11. Heart & Stroke Fundraiser - Burlington/OakvilleRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Employment News

    Job Description: Job Description: Heart & Stroke Fundraiser Are you a passionate, motivated team player, who would like their work to make a difference in the world? Join Up Fundraising's team of Heart & Stroke Fundraisers in building a healthier world! Who Are We?UP is an experiential fundraising agency that goes beyond face-to-face acquisition. We make deeper connections with donors through experiences.

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  12. BRILIQUE (ticagrelor) receives positive European Union CHMP opinion...Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... in the EU to reduce the rate of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction (MI, also known as heart attack) and stroke in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Sean Bohen, Executive Vice President, Global Medicines Development and Chief ...

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  13. Brilique (Ticagrelor) Positive Eu CHMP OpinionRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    ... in the EU to reduce the rate of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction (MI, also known as heart attack) and stroke in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Sean Bohen, Executive Vice President, Global Medicines Development and Chief ...

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  14. Heart Walk raises a record $1.6 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Patch.com

    LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11, 2015 - The American Heart Association's Heart Walk, which concluded over the weekend, raised a record $1.6 million for the fight against heart disease and stroke, the nation's No. 1 and No.

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  15. Eagle Pharmaceuticals Reports Successful Outcomes From Safety And...Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | BioSpace

    Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced positive results from a recently-completed study evaluating the safety and efficacy of RYANODEXA for the treatment of exertional heat stroke , an investigational new indication for the product. "We are eager to work with the FDA to make this treatment available to medical practitioners who provide immediate care for EHS patients.

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  16. Charity hockey game to be held in honour of fallen friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Western Star

    ... 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Stephenville Dome, with a $5 admission charge at the door. All proceeds go to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. "I'm honoured that they continued to do it,"a Ssaid Debbie, who said the cause was an ...

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  17. Clinical relevance of clopidogrel-proton pump inhibitors interaction.Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | CiteULike

    Clopidogrel is a widely used antiplatelet agent for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with stable coronary heart disease, acute coronary syndromes and ischemic stroke. Even though clopidogrel is safer than aspirin in terms of risk for gastrointestinal bleeding, the elderly, and patients with a history of prior GI bleeding, with Helicobacter pylori infection or those who are also treated with aspirin, anticoagulants, corticosteroids or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are at high risk for GI complications when treated with clopidogrel.

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  18. Drug-Induced BleedingRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | US Pharmacist

    ... prevention and treatment of deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and thromboembolism and for the prevention of stroke in atrial fibrillation.6 Common anticoagulants and antiplatelets include aspirin, enoxaparin, clopidogrel, heparin, ...

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  19. Stroke Support GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Cape Gazette

    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a stroke support group on Tuesday, December 15 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM at the Seaford Library & Cultural Center. The two-hour support group meetings consists of guest speakers and breakaway sessions in which caregivers and stroke survivors meet in groups to discuss concerns, providing support and networking.

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  20. Comprehensive Stroke Center Earns Gold Recognition for Patient CareRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2015 | San Diego NewsCape

    When someone experiences a major stroke, almost two million nerve cells in the brain die each minute, emphasizing the need for rapid treatment. Stroke patients who receive life-saving interventions more quickly have a higher chance of recovery.

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