Stroke Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. My Heart in my HandsRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | The Compass

    The Heart and Stroke Foundation will host a "Tea and Talk" to introduce their recently-launched program My Heart in My Hands to women in the Grand Falls-Windsor region this week. The free session on Wed., Dec. 2 will be held in the E.M. Bishop Hall at Holy Trinity Church starting at 2 p.m. and everyone's welcome.

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  2. Brunei can soon become a 'medical hub in the region'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | The Nation

    BRUNEI is well on its way to becoming a "medical hub" that can treat patients from neighbouring countries, said the executive director of the Brunei Neuroscience, Stroke and Rehabilitation Centre at Jerudong Park Medical Centre. Professor Uta Meyding-Lamade said Brunei is the first country in Southeast Asia to acquire state-of-the-art machines to assist in rehabilitation treatment for acute stroke patients.

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  3. Adults born with heart defects have a substantially higher risk of strokeRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2015 | Holtville Tribune

    Adults with congenital heart defects have substantially higher rates of stroke compared to the general population, according to research published in the American Heart Association journal, Circulation. A congenital heart defect is a heart abnormality present at birth.

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  4. Acute Ischemic Stroke Diagnosis and Treatment Market (Carotid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | SBWire

    Acute ischemic stroke can be defined as interruption of blood supply to the brain due to the blockage of blood vessel due to atherosclerosis plaques or blood clots in the artery. Acute ischemic stroke can caused due to thrombotic or embolic occlusion of cerebral artery.

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  5. New technology promises fast, accurate stroke diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Medical News Today

    Minutes count when treating stroke , but current diagnostics take as long as three hours, careful lab work, and skilled technicians to arrive at a conclusive diagnosis. Scientists at Cornell University's Baker Institute for Animal Health have developed a device that helps diagnose stroke in less than ten minutes using a drop of blood barely big enough to moisten your fingertip.

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  6. Senator appointed to Sickle Cell CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | The News

    ... fever, pale skin or nail beds yellow tint to the skin or whites of the eyes. If you have any signs or symptoms of stroke that include one-sided paralysis, weakness of the face, arms or legs, sudden vision problems call 911 immediately. The committee ...

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  7. The Aria Institute for Neurosciences Stroke Support GroupRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Philadelphia Weekly

    If you or a loved one has suffered from a stroke, the Aria Institute for Neurosciences will be hosting a monthly Stroke Support Group to help recovering patients and their loved ones cope with the effects of stroke. Facilitated by an Aria Health neurologist, this support group will provide education, encouragement and answers to difficult questions.

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  8. An International Standard Set of Patient-Centered Outcome Measures...Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Circulation

    From the International Consortium of Health Outcomes Measurement, Cambridge, MA ; Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston ; American Heart Association/American Stroke Association , Liberty Hospital, MO ; The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia ; UCLPartners Academic Health Science Network, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom ; Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA ; Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Wales, United Kingdom ; University of Rochester Medical Center, NY ; Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, World Stroke Organization, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ; Capital Medical University, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Beijing, China ; Hospital Moinhos de Vento, National Stroke Registry, Brazilian ... (more)

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  9. Stroke in the Young: Patent Foramen Ovale and Pregnancy [Illustrative Teaching Cases]Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Circulation

    From the Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH ; and Department of Neurology and Stroke Unit, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland . Correspondence to Sophia Sundararajan, MD, PhD, Neurological Institute, University Hospitals/Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid, Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106.

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  10. Stroke prevention strategy needs overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | Scoop

    The case for government intervention and a regulatory approach to reduce the incidence of stroke in New Zealand is urgent, says the Stroke Foundation. It echoes the view of AUT's Professor Valery Feigin, speaking this morning on Radio New Zealand National , who said that the existing stroke prevention strategy was failing.

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  11. 'More is better' for medical management of acute strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Medical News

    The outcomes of stroke patients assigned to receive medical therapy in the SAMMPRIS trial were significantly influenced by the experience of the centre in which they were treated, research shows. Among the 227 patients who received aggressive medical management, 9.8% of those treated at a site that recruited fewer than 12 patients had recurrent stroke or died within 30 days, compared with just 1.8% of those treated at a site that was able to enrol at least 12 patients and therefore had more experience of treating stroke.

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  12. New technique finds aspirin can prevent cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    ... taking daily aspirin has side effects. And they can be severe, like internal bleeding and an increased chance of stroke. The dosage of aspirin depends on the intended use, but if you're pregnant or consuming alcohol, you're discouraged from popping ...

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  13. Lancashire girl, 5, rewarded for her commitment in completing mile-long swimRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    A SWIMMING sensation was recognised at the Amateur Swimming Association's night of celebration - all at the age of five. As part of her rehabilitation, Rosanna was encouraged to get into the pool and since then she has gone from strength to strength.

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  14. Treating the heart, helping the brainRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    The Montreal Heart Institute to conduct a major clinical study, a world first, that could help decrease the rate of cognitive decline, stroke or TIA in people with atrial fibrillation , Nov. 19, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Montreal Heart Institute is proud to announce the BRAIN-AF clinical study, which will be a world first, in collaboration with the Canadian Stroke Prevention Intervention Network, the pharmaceutical company Bayer, the Montreal Health Innovations Coordinating Center , and the MHI Foundation.

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  15. Free caregiver forum to be held in SummersideRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Guardian

    In partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society, the Alzheimer's Society, Home Instead Senior Care and East Prince Seniors Initiative , the Heart and Stroke Foundation is offering unpaid caregivers of anyone with a chronic condition an opportunity to come together later this month. Caring for Caregivers will take place on Friday, Nov. 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Parkview Seniors Club, 335 Central St., in Summerside.

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  16. Youngster's rare condition at first stumps doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Daily Journal

    ... disease is slowly robbing him of a normal, playful childhood. His blood must be thinned to prevent a heart attack or stroke due to the damage to his heart. The blood thinners he takes through a shot to his stomach twice daily could make a small cut ...

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  17. Researchers use vagus nerve stimulation outside the forebrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... and injuries. Clinical trials at UT Southwestern Medical Center are underway for VNS as a potential treatment for stroke patients and individuals suffering from tinnitus, or constant ringing in the ears. University researchers are also exploring VNS ...

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  18. The Valley Hospital Earns 'Top Performer on Key Quality MeasuresA ' RecognitionRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | The Paramus Post

    The Valley Hospital has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality MeasuresA by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Valley was recognized for exemplary clinical performance in the following areas: heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, stroke, and perinatal care.

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  19. UT Dallas researchers use vagus nerve stimulation outside the forebrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    ... and injuries. Clinical trials at UT Southwestern Medical Center are underway for VNS as a potential treatment for stroke patients and individuals suffering from tinnitus, or constant ringing in the ears. University researchers are also exploring VNS ...

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  20. GnomeDX Launches Personalized Medicine Services To Improve Patient...Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | BioSpace

    Gnome Diagnostics, LLC , a CLIA-certified personalized medicine company, announced the launch of its pharmacogenomic testing services - healthcare's newest forefront of personalized medicine for patients. Adverse drug reactions are the 4th leading cause of death in the United States ahead of stroke, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes, and are estimated to account for $136 billion dollars in health care costs annually.

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