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2010-02-25 19:06:00

Results presented today at the American Heart Association's International Stroke Conference SEATTLE, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David Newell, M.D., co-executive director of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) in Seattle today presented results of a groundbreaking study of 33 patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage who were screened for inclusion in a SNI clinical study known as 'SLEUTH' (Safety of Lysis with Ultrasound in the Treatment of Intracerebral and...

2009-07-09 16:20:00

Stroke in children costs at least $42 million annually in the United States, researchers report in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.In the first cost analysis of pediatric stroke in the United States, researchers reviewed data from U.S. children age 0 to 20 who used hospital inpatient services. The database, the Kid's Inpatient Database (KID 2003), recorded 2,224 strokes. "This is just the upfront cost "” the initial stroke care of these children "” not the...

2008-09-23 21:00:31

The spice turmeric lowers the risk of getting cancer and Alzheimer's disease and it may reduce the size of a stroke as well, U.S. researchers said. Second-year medical student Jay McCracken with Dr. Krishnan Dhandapani of the Medical College of Georgia used animal models to study curcumin, the active ingredient in the curry spice turmeric, on intracerebral hemorrhages -- bleeding in the brain caused by ruptured vessels. "We found that curcumin significantly decreases the size of a blood...

2008-08-25 09:00:26

Passive smoking kills 7 people per day in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- The diseases caused by passive smoking kills seven people per day, or 2,655 people per year in Brazil, according to a study released Friday by the Rio de Janeiro State University and the Cancer Institute. The study shows that passive smoking could cause serious diseases, such as lung cancer, cerebral hemorrhage, angina pectoris, myocardial infection and coronary thrombosis. Scientists also found that...

2006-01-23 16:00:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Aspirin does not raise the risk that someone who has had one hemorrhagic stroke will have another, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. Aspirin can cause bleeding and some doctors had worried it may raise the risk of a bleeding, or hemorrhagic stroke. But the study of 207 survivors of intracerebral hemorrhage -- a bleeding stroke -- showed those who were taking aspirin were not more likely to have a second bleeding stroke. The aspirin is prescribed to protect patients...

2006-01-23 16:00:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Aspirin does not raise the risk that someone who has had one hemorrhagic stroke will have another, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. Aspirin can cause bleeding and some doctors had worried it may raise the risk of a bleeding, or hemorrhagic stroke. But the study of 207 survivors of intracerebral hemorrhage -- a bleeding stroke -- showed those who were taking aspirin were not more likely to have a second bleeding stroke. The aspirin is prescribed to protect patients...

2006-01-12 09:47:04

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, incapacitated by a massive stroke, will undergo a surgical procedure on Thursday to replace a drain in his brain and put a permanent intravenous drip in his arm. Hadassah hospital, where Sharon is in what doctors described as critical but stable condition, also announced that a computerized scan of his brain would be carried out later in the day. Sharon, 77, suffered a brain hemorrhage on January 4. With his hospital stay...

2006-01-06 05:06:31

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Surgeons operated on Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Friday to try to stem fresh bleeding in his brain, Israel's Channel Two television reported. Sharon, in a medically-induced coma after a massive stroke on Wednesday, was rushed into the operating room at Jerusalem's Hadassah hospital after a scan showed a new brain hemorrhage, the report said. There was no immediate confirmation from hospital officials.

2006-01-04 17:56:31

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who was hospitalized and undergoing surgery on Wednesday, suffered a "massive" brain hemorrhage, the hospital chief said. "There is massive internal bleeding in the brain. He has been in the operation room for an hour," Dr. Shmuel Shapira told Israel's Channel Ten television.

2006-01-03 14:20:06

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a Finnish study of 208 patients who suffered a stroke caused by a ruptured blood vessel and bleeding in the brain, regular use of moderate doses of aspirin preceding the stroke predicted a high risk of death in the first 3 months. "We believe that the untoward effect of aspirin use on short-term outcome was attributable to early enlargement of (brain bleeds) in aspirin-users," Dr. Pertti Saloheimo from Oulu University Hospital and colleagues write in...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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