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Strokefinder Differentiates Bleeding Strokes From Clot-induced Strokes
2014-06-17 03:14:10

Chalmers University of Technology The results from the initial clinical studies involving the microwave helmet Strokefinder confirm the usefulness of microwaves for rapid and accurate diagnosis of stroke patients. This is shown in a scientific article published on Monday. Strokefinder enables earlier diagnosis than current methods, which improves the possibility to counteract brain damage. In the article, researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sahlgrenska Academy and...

2014-06-16 16:25:01

Medford, New York based Nursing Home Medford Multicare Center for Living assists in raising community awareness about aphasia and its consequences for senior citizens MEDFORD, N.Y., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of June, Medford, Suffolk County Nursing Home Medford Multicare Center supports Aphasia Awareness Month in solidarity with those living with aphasia. Since aphasia primarily strikes the elderly, Medford Multicare Center is proud to help community efforts in...

rat after stroke
2014-06-14 03:00:12

University of Zurich Only if the timing, dosage and kind of rehabilitation are right can motor functions make an almost full recovery after a large stroke. Rats that were paralyzed down one side by a stroke almost managed to regain their motor functions fully if they were given the ideal combination of rehabilitative training and substances that boosted the growth of nerve fibers. Anatomical studies confirmed the importance of the right rehabilitation schedule: Depending on the therapeutic...

eat more fish
2014-06-13 03:00:38

American Academy of Neurology People with diets higher in protein, especially from fish, may be less likely to have a stroke than those with diets lower in protein, according to a meta-analysis published in the June 11, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "The amount of protein that led to the reduced risk was moderate—equal to 20 grams per day," said study author Xinfeng Liu, MD, PhD, of Nanjing University School of Medicine in...

2014-06-12 11:34:43

American Heart Association The risk of developing cognitive impairment, especially learning and memory problems, is significantly greater for people with poor cardiovascular health than people with intermediate or ideal cardiovascular health, according to a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Cardiovascular health plays a critical role in brain health, with several cardiovascular risk factors also playing a role in higher risk for cognitive decline. Researchers...

2014-06-12 08:28:30

ZWOLLE, The Netherlands, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randomized Evaluation of short-term DUal antiplatelet therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome treated with the COMBOTM Dual-Therapy StEnt The Principal Investigators of the REDUCE trial announce the enrolment of the first patient in the REDUCE trial with the OrbusNeich COMBO Dual Therapy Stent at Isala Hospital, Zwolle, the Netherlands. According to the local PI and treating physician, Doctor E....

2014-06-12 08:25:53

New website and PSA campaign urge those living with hypertension to Check their high blood pressure, Change unhealthy behaviors and Control their blood pressure at a healthy level DALLAS, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans with high blood pressure are about to get a strong dose of encouragement and a reminder of the grim consequences of the condition if left uncontrolled. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-06-11 08:26:37

New certification only held by 70 other hospitals in U.S. ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When car crash victims suffer serious injuries, emergency crews often get them to trauma centers for the advanced care they need. That same concept has come to stroke care, as evidence grows that coordinated, advanced treatment can make a huge difference for patients who suffer a "brain attack." Recently, the University of Michigan Health System earned the nation's highest...

2014-06-10 23:17:38

Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque , Chief Medical Officer of the National Health Care Provider Solutions and the executive director of the Disque Foundation, will present Stroke Signs and Symptoms for the Chicago Housing Authority in an effort to educate and inspire the senior community to live healthier lives. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque , Chief Medical Officer of the National Health Care Provider Solutions and the executive director of the Disque Foundation, will present...

2014-06-10 12:29:56

WASHINGTON and MODI'IN, Israel, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific cognitive tests, evidence-based recommendations, and easy-to-read graphical reports empower healthcare professionals with an innovative tool for home-based wellness NeuroTrax, a pioneer and leader in the emerging brain wellness industry, today announced the global availability of BrainCare(TM), a cognitive assessment and report solution to aid...


Latest stroke Reference Libraries

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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