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Seeing Doctor Twice A Year Helps Keep Blood Pressure Under Control

Provided by Maggie Francis, American Heart Association People who visited their doctor at least twice a year were 3.2 times more likely to keep their blood pressure under control than those who saw their doctor once a year or less, according to...

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2014-10-29 04:21:38

LONDON, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Sign Against Stroke

2014-10-29 00:22:05

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Intracranial StentsIntracranial stents are stainless steel mesh-like tubes with anatomic features to achieve a perfect combination of radial strength and flexibility. Intracranial stents are used in the treatments of cerebral aneurysms, intracranial aneurysms, and intracranial atherosclerosis that cause about eight percent of all ischemic strokes. Aneurysm is a condition in which the artery widens and becomes weaker than a normal artery...

2014-10-28 23:15:56

Bellwether Trials Have Been Scheduled For GranuFlo Lawsuit Complaints That Allege Patients Suffered Heart Attack, Stroke, And Cardiac Arrest After The Administration Of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Dialysis Solutions. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 GranuFlo Lawsuit News: As selection of cases for bellwether trials is underway, recalled GranuFlo and NaturaLyte lawsuits continue to be filed in the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts. The GranuFlo and NaturaLyte lawsuit cases pending in the...

2014-10-27 23:10:51

The world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board has a new addition. Dr. Aman Patel, neurosurgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital with clinical interests in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery with a focus on the treatment of cerebral aneurysms, vascular malformations and stroke recently joined the many other medical experts on the Board. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation (BAF) is proud to announce the addition of...

2014-10-27 23:02:35

Sonic hedgehog plays important role in reducing stroke size and promoting nerve regeneration SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 A team of UC Davis scientists has found that administering a small molecule – purmorphamine – in animal models after a stroke results in multiple protective effects, including reducing the size of the stroke, decreasing inflammation and increasing markers for nerve regeneration. The findings, which may offer a new approach to treating ischemic stroke...

2014-10-24 23:05:51

Heart Fit Clinic, leaders in cardiac rehabilitation and prevention, in Calgary introduces new test to predict risk heart disease. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Heart disease remains the number one killer in Canada and the most costly disease in the country. All too often, Canadians are falling victim to heart attack or stroke with little or no warning signs. “Relying on traditional risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol levels to identify patients at risk for heart...

2014-10-24 08:26:43

Findings Have Important Implications in the Treatment of Central Nervous System Diseases and Injury ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: RGRX) ("the Company" or "RegeneRx") today reported on data presented at the Fourth International Symposium on Thymosins in Health and Disease in Rome, Italy. "When thymosin beta 4 (TB4) linked with rhodamine (a fluorescent tracer dye) was injected into the peritoneal cavity in a rodent model of...

2014-10-21 23:03:23

CarePoint Health – Christ Hospital earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 CarePoint Health – Christ Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke...

2014-10-21 08:33:39

The National Blood Clot Alliance will continue its long-standing collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as it has been awarded another five-year CDC Cooperative Agreement to raise public awareness about blood clots. ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Blood Clot Alliance today announced that it has been awarded funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement an education and awareness program...

2014-10-16 12:30:23

DENVER, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rose Medical Center is now performing a groundbreaking procedure for patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib) that may reduce their risk for stroke when they cannot take blood thinners due to special circumstances. The LARIAT((TM)) procedure utilizes the LARIAT((TM)) Suture Delivery Device and non-invasive techniques to access the heart and close off a region of the heart known to cause blood clots that can lead to stroke as a consequence of...


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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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