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  1. 7 steps you can take to prevent strokes 3 hours agoRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Nobody likes gray hairs or wrinkles, but the premature aging that could be going on inside your body can be dangerous, not just cosmetic. According to the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke , "In terms of stroke and cardiovascular disease, having diabetes is the equivalent of aging 15 years."

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  2. David Sackett, who proved aspirin prevents heart attacks, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... of nurse practitioners. Doctors now routinely recommend daily doses of aspirin for many patients who have had a stroke or heart attack or who face even a relatively low risk of one in the next decade. Sackett was the author or co-author of 10 books, ...

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  3. Roundabout May 21Read the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... a Faulkner County Tea Party Lunch/Soapbox, buffet 11:30 a.m., soapbox/meeting, noon to 1 p.m., Larry's Pizza. a Stroke Support Group and Survivors After Life Altering Disabilities Support Group, noon, Conway Regional Rehabilitation Hospital. Open to ...

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  4. Know stroke symptoms to watch for in childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    ... his head on a hardwood floor. "When he arrived at Johns Hopkins and had the MRI, they told me he had a double massive stroke and they couldn't tell me if he was going to live," said Melissa Bradshaw, Tye's mother. "Right now, Tye has no use of his ...

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  5. Promoting awareness 'of a silent killer'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Tivyside Advertiser

    ... what he ate, he even bought a rowing machine and a cross trainer to use on a daily basis because his father had had a stroke and for 15 years was unable to do anything for himself and Richard didn't want to end up the same in his later years. He did ...

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  6. How to recognize stroke symptoms and what to doRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Grayson News Gazette

    What are the symptoms of a stroke? My 66-year-old aunt had a stroke a few months ago and neither she nor my uncle had a clue it was happening. Unfortunately, most Americans don't know the signs of a stroke, but they need to.

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  7. Hospital patients to take part in pioneering treatment trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Hereford Times

    A SPECIALIST team at Hereford County Hospital will be part of a pioneering medical trial testing the use of brain stem cells in stroke recovery. The research - known as PISCES trial 2 -is the second phase of the world's first clinical trial on the use of brain stem cells to treat patients with limited movement of an arm following a stroke.

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  8. Everyday drugs: What's the latest on aspirin?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | New Scientist

    ... a family history. The key concern is a small but unquestionable risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and haemorrhagic stroke, caused by bleeding in the brain. To continue reading this article, subscribe to receive access to all of newscientist.com, ...

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  9. What You Should Know About Hormone Therapy's Link to GI TroublesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Health.com

    Hormone replacement therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms may raise the risk a bit for serious lower intestinal bleeding, a new study suggests. In the 1990s, millions of American women turned to hormone replacement therapy to help ease the symptoms of menopause.

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  10. Vascular Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription-3 Promotes...Read the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Circulation

    From Center for Stroke Research Berlin and Department of Neurology , CharitA -UniversitA tsmedizin Berlin, Germany; Max-DelbrA1 4ck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany ; Institute of Clinical Neurobiology, University Hospital, University of WA1 4rzburg, Germany ; Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure, CharitA -UniversitA tsmedizin Berlin, Germany ; and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and German Center for Cardiovascular Diseases , Partner Site, Berlin, Germany. Correspondence to Christoph Harms, MD, Center for Stroke Research, CharitA -University Medicine Berlin, Robert-Koch Platz 4, D-10115 Berlin, Germany.

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  11. World Heart Federation launches Roadmap to tackle raised blood pressureRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Medical News Today

    ... can reduce the risk of this happening This Roadmap will also help drive the WHO target of reducing heart attack and stroke by 2025, which is a focal point of activity for the World Heart Federation. Professor David Wood from the World Heart ...

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  12. Hormone Therapy for Menopause Linked to Gastrointestinal BleedingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | HON

    Hormone replacement therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms may raise the risk a bit for serious lower intestinal bleeding, a new study suggests. In the 1990s, millions of American women turned to hormone replacement therapy to help ease the symptoms of menopause.

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  13. Mount St. Mary's receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus...Read the original story

    May 15, 2015 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    In photo, from left: Laurie Merletti, senior director of clinical excellence; Dr. Kenneth Halliwell, neurologist; President and CEO Judy Maness; Dr. Lloyd Brown, chief of emergency medicine; Stroke Program Coordinator Rosanne Schiavi, RN; Stroke Program Director Dr. Gregory Sambuchi, neurologist; and Dr. Baljinder Singh, neurologist. Mount St. Mary's Hospital, a New York state-designated stroke center, has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite.

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  14. Daily Checkup: Strokes can happen to both the old and youngRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Dr. Carolyn Brockington is the director of the Stroke Center at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital; she is a vascular neurologist who specializes in treating disorders of the brain and blood vessels. The director of the Stroke Center at Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, Dr. Carolyn Brockington is a vascular neurologist who specializing in treating disorders of the brain and blood vessels.

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  15. Lancashire sports stars back stroke awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Chorley Citizen

    TWO Lancashire sports stars are backing a major campaign to raise awareness of the symptoms of stroke - the UK's silent killer. Chorley's former England rugby union captain Bill Beaumont and George Ross, who played for Preston North End Football Club and starred in the 1964 FA Cup final, are supporting the Know Your Pulse Campaign.

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  16. A SMARTer approach to stroke careRead the original story

    May 17, 2015 | Medical News Today

    Time is critical when it comes to stroke , and early treatment is associated with better outcomes. According to the Screening with MRI for Accurate and Rapid stroke Treatment study, small changes in quality improvement procedures enabled clinicians to use MRI scans to diagnose stroke patients before giving acute treatment, within 60 minutes of hospital arrival.

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  17. SanBio, Inc. Granted Key Patent In New Treatment For Chronic StrokeRead the original story

    May 14, 2015 | BioSpace

    SanBio, a regenerative medicine company leading the way in the development of cell-based biologics targeting neurological disorders, today announced it has been granted a key patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office covering its proprietary modified stem cells, SB623. SanBio developed SB623 to promote regenerative processes in the central nervous system and provide therapeutic options for chronic stroke and other debilitating neurological disorders.

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  18. Savvy Senior: How to recognize stroke symptoms and what to doRead the original story

    May 16, 2015 | The Maryland Gazette

    Dear Savvy Senior , What are the symptoms of a stroke? My 66-year-old aunt had a stroke a few months ago, and neither she nor my uncle had a clue it was happening. - Concerned Relative Dear Concerned , Unfortunately, most Americans don't know the signs of a stroke, but they need to.

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  19. Real-World Data Show Prasugrel Is More Likely to Be Used in Low-Risk PatientsRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Freshnews

    ... or clopidogrel, researchers reviewed data on major adverse cardiac events (MACE; including death, heart attack, stroke or unplanned revascularization) and bleeding requiring hospitalization within 90 days of PCI. "Data examining the use, safety and ...

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  20. Many Women Unaware of Female-Specific Stroke SymptomsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | MedicineNet

    Stroke is the third leading cause of death in women, but many are unaware of warning signs and symptoms that are unique to females, a new study says. Of 1,000 women surveyed, only one in 10 was aware that hiccups that occur with unusual chest pain is an early warning sign of stroke in women, said researchers from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, in Columbus.

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