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LANGHORNE, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary Medical Center will host Take 2 to Save 2 on May 2 from 2 to 6 p.m.
DALLAS, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The votes are in and the two winning choirs have been selected for the American Stroke Association's Most Powerful Voices competition. The large choir winner is Dexter Walker & Zion Movement from Chicago, Illinois.
The first study of its kind to assess the quality of a marriage and its association with stroke risk, Prof. Uri Goldbourt of Tel Aviv University's Neufeld Cardiac Institute found a correlation between reported "happiness" in marriage and the likelihood that a man will die from stroke.
DALLAS, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Stroke Association's Most Powerful Voices competition is in its final round and choirs need the public to vote at http://choir.gospelmusicchannel.com.
WHAT: DAILY NEWS SUMMARY -- FRIDAY, Feb. 26 from the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2010 WHERE: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas SAN ANTONIO, Feb.
Study highlights: -- Two ways to open narrowed neck arteries -- surgery or stenting -- proved similarly safe and effective overall.
Study highlights: -- High-intensity, repetitive rehabilitation exercises, whether assisted by a robot or human, can improve movement in a stroke patient's paralyzed arm, even years after the disabling event.
Study highlights: - A new anti-clotting drug proved as effective as the blood thinner currently used to prevent stroke in atrial fibrillation patients with prior stroke or transient ischemic attacks - The lower dose of the drug dabigatran produced less risk of bleeding in the brain than warfarin did - Dabigatran is not approved in the United States but is available in other countries to prevent blood clots after elective hip and knee replacement surgery SAN ANTONIO, Feb.
Study highlights: -- The antiplatelet drug cilostazol was better than aspirin in preventing a recurrent stroke in a Japanese trial. -- Compared to patients taking aspirin, patients taking the drug were less likely to have new ischemic stroke or develop bleeding requiring hospitalization. -- Cilostazol is used to reduce leg pain associated with peripheral vascular disease in the United States.
WHAT: DAILY NEWS SUMMARY -- THURSDAY, Feb. 25 from the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2010 WHERE: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas SAN ANTONIO, Feb.
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