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2013-09-16 23:25:15

Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) share a patient’s tale of surviving an aneurysm, the common side effect of depression, and a new support group for aneurysm survivors starting this . Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 ANS recently performed a coiling procedure on patient Louise Theall that helped save her life from a ruptured brain aneurysm. Louise Theall’s symptoms prior to the aneurysm were a headache, dizziness, and vomiting. After collapsing at work, she was rushed...

2013-09-10 11:03:53

Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is one of the most devastating cerebrovascular catastrophes causing death in 40 to 50% of the cases. The most common cause of SAH is a rupture of an intracranial aneurysm. If the aneurysm is found, it can be treated before the possible rupture. However, some intracranial aneurysms will never rupture – the problem is that the doctors don't know which aneurysms will and which will not. So, they don't know which patients should be treated and who can safely be...

2013-09-09 23:21:48

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Launches “Pay it Forward by Playing it Forward” Campaign Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Every year, 30,000 people in the United States will suffer from a ruptured brain aneurysm. 40% of these individuals will die. Those that survive often face significant challenges, greatly impacting their lives and the lives of their families. In 2011, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution filed by then U.S. Senator John Kerry and co-sponsored by U.S. Senators...

2013-08-30 23:29:13

Siragusa Vein and Vascular launches new health campaign via social media to educate public about the causes of arterial disease. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center in Nashville, TN has published a new article on their website describing the causes of arterial disease and peripheral arterial disease. According to the vein center, peripheral arterial disease can result in limited mobility, impaired wound healing, infection, and limb loss if left...

2013-08-30 23:19:21

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. This 2013, The Foundation will award over $200,000 in grants to ten individuals conducting scientific research directed at early detection, improved treatment modalities, and technological advances that will ultimately improve outcomes for patients with brain aneurysms. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. This...

2013-08-29 23:27:34

Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center launches new health campaign via social media to educate public about venous insufficiency. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center launched a new social media campaign in order to teach the public about venous insufficiency. The Nashville-based vein center hopes this campaign will reach a new range of people who would not otherwise seek this information. They hope these efforts will raise awareness about the condition...

2013-08-26 23:25:06

The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center has produced an article describing the risk factors for vein disease. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 The Siragusa Vein and Vascular Center has produced an article describing the risk factors for vein disease. The Nashville-based vein center says that vein disease can affect anyone at any time, but that there are some risk factors that increase the incidence of this condition. They also detail alternative steps that everyone can take to maintain...

Fruit Lowers Risk Abdominal Aneurism
2013-08-21 14:54:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fruits can be a refreshing snack on a hot, late-summer afternoon, and a new study from Swedish researchers has found that they can also provide protection against abdominal aneurysms. An aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in a blood vessel caused by a weakening of the vein or artery wall. Aneurysms commonly occur in the brain, heart and aorta. Aneurysms grow slowly over the course of several years, often without noticeable symptoms....

2013-08-15 21:01:04

Families will be able to identify relatives with mutation, take steps to monitor and treat A multi-institutional team led by Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has found a recurrent genetic mutation that has been linked to deadly thoracic aortic dissections in family members as young as 17 years of age. The gene known as PRKG1 makes a protein called cGMP-dependent kinase, type I. The PRKG1 mutation alters the function of...

2013-08-06 23:22:15

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is looking for runners to compete in the 38th Marine Corps Marathon as part of TeamCindy, a group of athletes dedicated to raising funds and awareness to support brain aneurysm research. Deadline to register is Tuesday, August 6, 2013. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is looking for runners to compete in the 38th Marine Corps Marathon as part of TeamCindy, a group of athletes dedicated to raising funds and awareness to support...


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