Latest American Stroke Association Stories

2009-04-27 11:09:00

DALLAS, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by American Stroke Association: It's better to find out than miss out. Be aware of the medications that have been prescribed to your loved one and their side effects.

2009-02-24 12:54:56

That first "mini-stroke" may be more of a benign event for women than men, according to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Yale University.

2009-02-19 08:54:59

Young adults with stroke symptoms are sometimes misdiagnosed in emergency rooms — making them miss effective early treatment — according to research presented today at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2009.

2008-10-29 09:00:35

MORGANTOWN, W. Va., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A study conducted by a team of stroke experts from the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center demonstrates that CT (computed tomography) perfusion imaging may dramatically improve stroke diagnosis.

2008-10-08 15:00:38

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Touchstone Health HMO, Inc. announced today that it has teamed up with the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to promote awareness in New York City of stroke, the number three killer and leading disabler among the elderly.

2008-10-02 15:01:05


2008-09-25 09:00:11

By Alicia Chang Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Stroke sufferers can still benefit from clot- busting medicine even if they receive it an hour or so beyond the current three-hour window after symptoms start, an important new study suggests.

2008-09-25 07:10:00

A new study suggests that stroke sufferers can benefit from clot fighting medicine even if they receive the drugs an hour beyond the suggested three-hour window after symptoms first occur.

2008-07-24 06:01:05

To: HEALTH EDITORS Contact: Kristi Manning of the American Heart Association, +1- 214-706-1538, kristi.manning@heart.org The Best of Healthy Soul Food Recipes cookbook now available DALLAS, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You can satisfy your love for soul food and be mindful of your health with the American Stroke Associations The Best of Healthy Soul Food Recipescookbook.

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