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2014-01-29 23:28:36

As Pradaxa Bleeding Lawsuits Mount, FDA Announces Plan for Large Scale Assessment Comparing Pradaxa Bleeding Rates to Warfarin. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The Pradaxa lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC were pleased with news that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has planned a large scale-assessment comparing Pradaxa bleeding rates to those associated with warfarin. The announcement of the study comes as thousands of Pradaxa lawsuits that allege use of the drug...

2014-01-29 23:21:00

Toray Satake hot balloon ablation system uses heat to treat heart rhythm disorder. Royal Oak, Mich. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Japan to use a new balloon ablation technology to treat atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder that affects about 3 million people in the U.S. Named after its Japanese inventor, Dr. Shutaro Satake, the treatment uses a special catheter equipped with a balloon that is inflated with liquid then heated to burn or ablate the source of atrial...

2014-01-28 23:32:17

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugNews.net have added new information to the site for patients taking the blood thinner Pradaxa. The resource center learned the FDA is planning a new study of the drug’s safety* and court records show the number of lawsuits alleging internal...

2014-01-28 09:21:38

Research helps identify stroke patients most at risk for mortality, treatments to reduce death rate For patients who have experienced a large stroke that cuts off blood supply to a large part of the brain, the use of standardized medical management protocol and surgery to decompress swelling can improve life expectancy, Mayo Clinic researchers found in a recent study. The medical protocol provided each patient with consistent procedures for airway management, ventilator settings, blood...

2014-01-27 08:27:21

Latest Generation Device in Embolic Capture and Removal for Reducing Stroke during TAVR Procedures SANTA ROSA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Claret Medical, Inc., a developer of innovative solutions for cerebral protection during structural heart interventions, vascular interventions, and cardiac surgery procedures, announced that it has received CE Mark for the Sentinel(TM) Cerebral Protection System (CPS) for embolic protection during Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement...

2014-01-24 16:22:15

CoreValve® System Enables Morristown Medical Center to Treat Patients with Aortic Stenosis Who Are Unable to Undergo Surgery MORRISTOWN, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center today became the first hospital in the tri-state area to adopt a new minimally invasive medical device to treat patients with severe aortic stenosis who are too ill or frail to have their aortic valves replaced trough traditional open-heart surgery....

2014-01-23 08:30:40

Increased research impact will create more survivors OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) invested more than $38 million into heart and stroke research taking place in medical institutions, universities and hospitals across Canada this year. Since its inception 1952, the Foundation has invested more than $1.39 billion into vital heart and stroke research, making it the largest contributor in Canada after the federal government. "We measure the...

2014-01-22 10:31:44

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designs HDL nanoparticle to deliver statin medication inside inflamed blood vessels to prevent repeat heart attacks and stroke Up to 30 percent of heart attack patients suffer a new heart attack because cardiologists are unable to control inflammation inside heart arteries — the process that leads to clots rupturing and causing myocardial infarction or stroke. But a report in Nature Communications by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai...

2014-01-20 23:03:55

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Designs HDL Nanoparticle to Deliver Statin Medication Inside Inflamed Blood Vessels to Prevent Repeat Heart Attacks and Stroke New York, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Up to 30 percent of heart attack patients suffer a new heart attack because cardiologists are unable to control inflammation inside heart arteries — the process that leads to clots rupturing and causing myocardial infarction or stroke. But a report in Nature Communications by Icahn...

2014-01-19 23:03:33

Blood Pressure Miracle designed by Frank Mangano is the latest program that teaches people how to cure their hypertension naturally without any medication. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Blood Pressure Miracle is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 Hypertension, also referred to as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the arteries have persistently elevated blood pressure. Hypertension will increase the risk of heart disease and...


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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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