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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...

Diet Rich In Fruits And Vegetables Could Cut Risk Of Stroke Worldwide
2014-05-09 09:22:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new meta-analysis of 20 studies published over the past 19 years has helped researchers form the conclusion that eating more fruits and vegetables could reduce the worldwide risk of stroke. The combined studies involved more than 760,000 men and women who had 16,981 strokes. Publishing the study results in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke, the researchers found that global stroke risk decreased by 32 percent...

2014-05-06 23:03:43

The community is invited for lunch and a fascinating lecture to learn about how women are impacted by strokes and how they can stay healthy through measures to reduce their risk. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 In recognition of Stroke Awareness Month, CarePoint Health is pleased to present the next event in the Lunch and Learn free lecture series: “Women and Strokes”. The community is invited for lunch and a fascinating lecture to learn about how women are impacted by strokes...

2014-05-05 12:29:30

- Company highlights that most people are unaware strokes can occur without warning - INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you know how to spot the warning signs of a stroke? You may want to think again. In preparation for May's Stroke Awareness Month Campaign, Life Line Screening showed that the average person does not know that most stroke victims get no warning signs prior to having a stroke. On May 1, Life Line Screening released new educational content about...

2014-05-02 23:02:48

A grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley has provided Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital with funds to support new assistive technology that enhances treatment options for patients with vision deficits. WHEATON, Illinois (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Therapists at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital have a new and sophisticated way to treat patients with vision deficits. A Dynavision D2 Visuomotor Training System, purchased through a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation...

2014-05-02 16:24:35

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- May is National Stroke Awareness Month. According to the American Stroke Association, this ailment is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., and approximately 795,000 people experience a stroke each year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140502/83794 "With stroke being the number one cause of adult disability, building awareness in our communities is imperative," said Derek Bullard, founder of Already HomeCare, an...

2014-05-01 23:00:33

During National Stroke Awareness Month, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s Stroke Centers Offer Tips on How to Recognize and Prevent Strokes New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 A stroke can happen in an instant, changing a person's life forever. Strokes – 80 percent of which are caused by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the brain – are medical emergencies that require immediate attention. The earlier a stroke is recognized and treated, the greater the chance of recovery....


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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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