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2014-05-14 23:01:05

In light of Stroke Awareness Month, Dr. Roman Shlafer urges those patients suffering with gum disease symptoms to seek gum disease treatment in Farmington as soon as possible. Periodontal disease has been linked to an increased risk of stroke along with other health complications. Farmington, MI (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Recent studies have revealed a link between stroke risk and gum disease, which is why Dr. Shlafer is urging patients to seek early gum disease treatment in Farmington to...

2014-05-14 23:00:56

In light of Stroke Awareness Month, Dr. Michael Stypula urges patients suffering with gum disease to seek early gum disease treatment in Upper St. Clair. Dr. Stypula offers a gum surgery alternative that can eliminate diseased gum tissue and its bacterial cause, as well as decrease a patient’s risk stroke risk. Upper St. Clair, PA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Recent studies have shown that periodontal disease is linked to an increased risk of stroke, which is why Dr. Stypula urges patients...

2014-05-14 08:32:12

Small Business Innovation Research award helps fund final phase of clinical research for medical device that uses electrical stimulation to relieve shoulder pain in stroke patients. CLEVELAND, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPR Therapeutics, a medical device company, has received a $2.9 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health to support collection of the clinical data required to commercialize its SMARTPATCH® peripheral...

2014-05-14 08:31:16

Part of Company's Efforts to Eliminate the Silent Killer MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, iHealth Lab Inc. reported high blood pressure statistics for 17 of the largest cities in the U. S. The data helps shed light on how these cities are doing in the battle to control the number one affliction of adult Americans. High blood pressure or hypertension affects one in three(1) (67 million) Americans today. This effort coincides with May National High Blood...

2014-05-13 23:01:03

During Stroke Awareness Month this May, Dr. Richard Amato is raising awareness that gum disease treatment can help reduce the risk of stroke. Research has linked periodontal disease and stroke, which means that people who postpone visiting Dr. Amato for gum surgery in Newtown, CT may be hurting their long-term health. Newton, CT (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 During Stroke Awareness Month in May, people with periodontal disease can make a commitment to better health by visiting Dr. Richard Amato...

2014-05-12 23:00:43

Recently, many studies have revealed that people suffering with moderate or advanced gum disease are at a greater risk for experiencing a stroke. For those patients affected by gum disease, advanced laser gum disease treatment is available from Roswell, GA dentist, Dr. Judd Shenk. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 In light of stroke awareness month, Dr. Judd Shenk believes that there is no better time to seek laser gum disease treatment in Roswell, GA, as a link between gum disease and...

2014-05-12 23:00:41

For Stroke Awareness Month, Dr. Shannon Parsons at Carolina Periodontics helps reduce the risk of stroke in his patients with rapid and effective gum disease treatment in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Parsons educates patients about gum disease causes including poor oral hygiene, and helps them achieve oral health, which contributes to overall health. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 For Stroke Awareness Month, Charlotte periodontist Dr. Shannon Parsons educates his patients about gum disease...

2014-05-12 16:29:43

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRhythm Technologies, Inc., a healthcare information services company, today announced that data from four studies presented recently at Heart Rhythm 2014, the Heart Rhythm Society's 35(th) Annual Scientific Sessions, support the use of the company's ZIO Service to identify atrial fibrillation (AF) and other cardiac arrhythmias. AF is the most common type of arrhythmia, affecting nearly 2.7 million people in the United States. Data show that AF...

2014-05-12 11:46:31

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Cardiac Screening Test May Help Determine Who Should Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack A study involving the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation shows that a simple test to measure plaque in the arteries of the heart may help doctors better determine who will and will not benefit from use of aspirin therapy to prevent heart disease. For over 30 years, aspirin has been known to prevent heart attacks and strokes, but who exactly should take...

2014-05-12 11:38:13

Intermountain Medical Center Study included 2,600 AFib patients A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City has found that atrial fibrillation patients who are on blood thinning medications are at higher risk of developing dementia if their doses are not in the optimal recommended range. The study of more than 2,600 AFib patients found they are significantly more likely to develop dementia when using medicines to prevent blood...


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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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Word of the Day
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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