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2014-06-02 08:30:20

REHOVOT, Israel, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Pharm Ltd. (TASE: DPRM), Rehovot, Israel, reports today, June 2nd, 2014, the interim results for the second dose tier of stroke patients that completed follow-up in its Phase 2 clinical study of THR-18 and confirms the tolerability of THR-18 at a dose of 0.54 mg/kg, administered together with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients. The primary goal of the current study is to identify the...

2014-06-02 08:29:41

OTTAWA, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Stroke care has come a long way in Canada - more than 80 per cent of Canadians who have a stroke and make it to hospital will survive. This is great news, but it is only part of the story and only today's story. Drawing on new data, this year's HSF stroke report reveals advances in stroke treatment and care over the past 10 years and identifies coming challenges. The report reveals startling findings in areas including age and stroke, the...

2014-05-29 23:17:55

Therapeutic Associates Outlines Strategies for Stroke Victims Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) attributes one in 19 deaths in the United States to stroke, killing nearly 130,000 each year. Further, stroke is a leading cause of serious long-term disability, reducing mobility in more than half of stroke survivors above age sixty-five. During National Stroke Awareness Month, all physical therapy owned locations within Therapeutic...

2014-05-29 23:01:21

In honor of Stroke Awareness Month this May, Dr. Gayle Bradshaw is reminding her patients of the surprising link between periodontal disease and stroke. Patients who visit Dr. Bradshaw for gum disease treatment in The Woodlands may lower their risk of having a stroke, even while they improve their oral health. The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 During Stroke Awareness Month this May, Dr. Gayle Bradshaw is encouraging patients to reduce their risk of experiencing a stroke by scheduling...

2014-05-29 16:27:08

Northwestern Medicine experts outline the signs of a stroke and explain the need for quick action CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On average, one American dies from a stroke every four minutes. Stroke is also the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. While common, stroke is also preventable with lifestyle changes. Recognizing a stroke when it occurs can save lives yet a recent study reported that 1 in 5 women can't identify a single stroke warning...

2014-05-28 08:31:29

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) announced today that it has reached a comprehensive settlement of state and federal cases in the U.S. litigation regarding Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) in the amount of $650 million. "Time and again, the benefits and safety of PRADAXA have been confirmed," said Desiree Ralls-Morrison, senior vice president and general counsel, Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation. "BI stands resolutely behind PRADAXA and...

2014-05-27 16:25:56

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilizing data obtained from Low T Center (www.lowtcenter.com) detailing the clinical experience of over 39,000 patients nationwide, Robert S. Tan M.D., William G. Reilly M.D., and Kelly Cook, PA-C recently presented research findings pertaining to testosterone patients at the 2014 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress. Their conclusion: "Our experience does not suggest...

2014-05-27 15:47:27

Lund University Two years ago, a new type of stem cell was discovered in the brain that has the capacity to form new cells. The same research group at Lund University in Sweden has now revealed that these stem cells, which are located in the outer blood vessel wall, appear to be involved in the brain reaction following a stroke. The findings show that the cells, known as pericytes, drop out from the blood vessel, proliferate and migrate to the damaged brain area where they are converted...

2014-05-22 12:47:07

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Researchers have uncovered how proteins found in our blood can reduce damage caused to blood vessels as we age, and in conditions such as atherosclerosis and arthritis. Calcification is a major risk factor for heart attack and stroke. Blood vessels can harden as calcium phosphate (CaP) crystals, normally found in bones and teeth, build up in soft tissue as we age or as a result of illness. This can lead to complications in patients...

2014-05-22 08:30:46

Combination Therapy Trial Allows 80 Percent of Stroke Patients to Regain Arm and Hand Use CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) revealed the results of a study wherein 80 percent of stroke survivor participants regained arm and hand use - 30 percent more than possible with standard therapies. The breakthrough study combines for the first time a new, non-invasive brain stimulation technique with traditional occupational therapy...


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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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