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Researchers Find Stroke Risk, Death Rates Have Fallen Over The Last 20 Years

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Commonly called a brain attack, strokes can lead to paralysis, brain damage, and death. Stroke is currently the number four killer of Americans today, and it is a form of heart disease,...

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2014-07-25 09:47:49

American Academy of Neurology New research suggests that regularly monitoring your pulse after a stroke or the pulse of a loved one who has experienced a stroke may be a simple and effective first step in detecting irregular heartbeat, a major cause of having a second stroke. The study is published in the July 23, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Screening pulse is the method of choice for checking for irregular heartbeat for...

2014-07-23 16:26:55

British Medical Journal publishes biased article regarding PRADAXA RIDGEFIELD, Conn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) wants to set the record straight following misleading statements that the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published today regarding Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). We are concerned that this publication may alarm patients and prompt them to stop taking PRADAXA, thereby increasing their risk of stroke. To be clear, many of the allegations made...

2014-07-23 08:31:14

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Road Medical, Inc., a developer of advanced devices for the transcarotid treatment of intra- and extra-cranial cerebrovascular disease, announced today the appointment of Michael P. Wallace to the position of Chief Technology Officer. In this new role, Michael will lead the company's Research and Development efforts across its family of transcarotid access and treatment devices. Prior to joining Silk Road Medical, Michael was...

2014-07-20 23:02:15

Xarelto Lawsuits Have Been Filed on Behalf of Patients Who Purportedly Suffered Uncontrollable Internal Bleeding and Even Death Due to the Blood-Thinner Medication, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 The attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC have learned through Reuters that almost 10 Xarelto lawsuits have been filed in the United States against Germany-based Bayer AG over its blood-thinning medication. Court records indicate that one of the Xarelto...

2014-07-18 12:49:57

American Heart Association American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Women who were sexually abused as children may show signs of atherosclerosis, an early indication of cardiovascular disease, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. This is the first study to suggest a link between sexual abuse and higher carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) – thickening of the inner lining of the arteries that may indicate early...

2014-07-17 20:23:20

Cypress Creek EMS Wins Two Awards for Outstanding Response Times in 2013 HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital honored local emergency medical service (EMS) professions recently with a celebration luncheon and awards ceremony on the hospital campus during National EMS Week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128494 "Our emergency department and entire hospital staff recognize the value, accomplishments, and critical...

2014-07-16 23:02:43

Through GWTG–Stroke, the American Stroke Association provides CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center training and staffing recommendations, care maps, discharge protocols, standing orders, data-collection and measurement tools. Bayonne, NJ (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 CarePoint Health – Bayonne Medical Center has joined American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke, a quality improvement program created to help hospital teams provide...

2014-07-16 16:23:43

- Novel Transcarotid Flow Reversal and Stent Procedure Uses Best Elements of the Surgical and Endovascular Approaches SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Road Medical, Inc. announced today the completion of enrollment in its pivotal ROADSTER study. The trial was the first of its kind to study the treatment of carotid artery stenosis by placing a stent via direct access to the common carotid artery in the neck in an entirely new minimally invasive procedure. The...

2014-07-16 08:29:14

--Interim Results Show NUEDEXTA Provides Meaningful Reduction of PBA Episodes and is Generally Well Tolerated in Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia Population-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced interim data from the phase IV PRISM II study showing that treatment with NUEDEXTA(®) substantially reduced symptoms of pseudobulbar affect (PBA) in patients with Alzheimer's disease/dementia. PBA is a distressing neurologic...

2014-07-15 23:10:46

Northern Westchester Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award. Get With The Guidelines® puts the unparalleled expertise of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to work, helping hospitals ensure that the care provided to heart failure and stroke patients is aligned with the latest evidence-based guidelines. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital has received the Get...


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Stroke
2012-05-02 19:35:56

Stroke is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. As of May 2012, the current editor-in-chief is Marc Fisher (University of Massachusetts Medical School). Stroke covers research on cerebral circulation and related diseases, including clinical research on assessment of risk for stroke, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment, as well as rehabilitation. The audience base for Stroke includes neurologists,...

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