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2011-02-11 19:06:09

Every minute counts after the onset of a stroke.

2011-02-11 13:26:25

Less than one-third of acute stroke patients treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) receive the clot-busting drug within 60 minutes of their hospital arrival.

2011-02-11 12:19:00

Abstract 185 Audio and video interviews available at ISC 2011 Multimedia Study Highlights: - Symptomless strokes occur in about 20 percent of children with sickle cell disease when their red blood cell levels severely drop.

2011-02-11 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by American Stroke Association: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) Underway Now: News Conference - Late Breaking Clinical Science - 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m.

2011-02-10 12:07:13

Strokes will increase dramatically over the coming decades, with increases being considerably steeper in Mexican-Americans compared with non-Hispanic whites.

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2011-02-11 06:10:00

Two different studies presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference on Wednesday have linked both diet soda and salty foods to an increased risk of stroke and other vascular events.

2011-02-09 17:00:00

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2011-02-09 11:34:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the American Stroke Association: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) Underway Now: News Conference - Featured News of the Day - 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m.

2010-11-22 16:52:00

Faster Diagnosis Enables Better Outcomes PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huntington Memorial Hospital has been named to the Target Stroke Honor Roll by the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA).

2010-05-03 06:00:00

DALLAS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, about 795,000 Americans suffer a stroke; 610,000 are first attacks.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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