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2014-05-20 23:13:08

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. More needs to be done to increase awareness of stroke and stroke prevention, which is why Journeyworks Publishing is offering a sample pack of pamphlets on the top ways to lower stroke risk. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A new study released by the American Heart Association concludes that eating more fruits and veggies can reduce the risk of stroke. To help people turn that information into action, Journeyworks...

2014-05-20 10:13:27

American Heart Association Hospitalizations and costs for treating irregular heartbeats are escalating — increasing the burden on the U.S. healthcare system, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke and other heart-related complications. Researchers, analyzing data from almost 4 million hospitalizations for atrial fibrillation in 2001-10, found: In-hospital deaths...

2014-05-20 08:33:34

Company to Present at European Symposium Titled MGuard(TM) Embolic Protection Stent: The Importance of Thrombus Management in STEMI Primary PCI BOSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. ("InspireMD" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: NSPR), a leader in embolic protection systems, today announced that it will be attending EuroPCR 2014, the leading cardiovascular event in Europe. The conference will take place in Paris, France from May 20-23, 2014. Each year, more than 120...

2014-05-19 23:10:45

GranuFlo Lawsuit Claims Pending in Federal GranuFlo Recall Litigation in Massachusetts Allege GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Dialysis Drugs Caused Patients to Suffer Life-Threatening Heart Side effects, Including Heart Attack, Stroke and Sudden Cardiac Death. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The litigation underway in Massachusetts federal court for product liability claims filed in the wake of the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drug recall has grown to include more than 1,700 GranuFlo...

2014-05-19 08:27:19

American Society of Hypertension, American Heart Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Comprise Joint Session to Present Project Supporting Improved Control of Hypertension Worldwide NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's estimated that more than 970 million people have hypertension(1) and, globally, the disease is responsible for more than nine million deaths every year, making it one of the leading causes of death worldwide. In an effort to help manage the...

2014-05-17 23:03:00

Dr. Scott A. Krosser of Millburn Dental Arts offers gum disease treatment in the Millburn, NJ area, helping patients avoid the many potential complications that gum disease causes such as stroke and heart disease. Among the many treatment options offered at the practice is the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, or LANAP®, which is a minimally invasive treatment option for gum disease. Millburn, NJ (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Dr. Scott A. Krosser of Millburn Dental Arts offers gum...

2014-05-17 23:01:33

A leading inventor service company, InventHelp is attempting to submit the Brain Link to applicable companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 It's so debilitating when loved ones lose their voices, whether it's due to a stroke or other trauma. Without his or her voice, the patient cannot tell a doctor or nurse where the pain is or what he or she needs. To make sure that these individuals are not helpless because of being speechless, an inventor from North...

2014-05-16 23:10:24

In an effort to bring greater attention to Stroke Awareness Month, Dr. Nathan Gelder educates periodontal disease patients on gum disease causes and the link between stroke and this oral infection. Patients are invited to seek minimally invasive gum disease treatment in Port Townsend from Dr. Gelder in the form of the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®). Port Townsend, WA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Dr. Nathan Gelder honors Stroke Awareness Month by educating periodontal...

2014-05-16 23:07:41

Nobles Medical Technologies II treats first US patient with NobleStitch EL PFO Closure Device. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Nobles Medical Technologies II (NMT2) today announced that its first American patient has had a successful PFO closure. John Wyall from Orem, Utah has suffered from stroke, aura, and severe chronic fatigue that has worsened in the last few years to the point that he has been bedfast for 14 to 18 hours a day for the last year and a half and unable to do...

2014-05-16 23:07:31

Nobles Medical Technologies II today announced that it has hired Elvia Contreras-Lopez as Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Elvia has more than 23 years experience in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. She has extensive experience in US and international design controls and procedures. She has drafted and worked on PMA’s and 510K’s as well as CE mark for several products working for St. Jude Medical, Cannon...


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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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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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