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2014-06-19 09:32:37

The JAMA Network Journals In an analysis that included data from 16 trials performed over the last 45 years, among patients with pulmonary embolism, receipt of therapy to dissolve the blood clot (thrombolysis) was associated with lower rates of death, but increased risks of major bleeding and intracranial hemorrhage, according to a study in the June 18 issue of JAMA. The authors note that these findings may not apply to patients with low-risk pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary embolism (PE;...

2014-06-18 23:16:15

Attorneys representing national Androgel testosterone lawsuits at The Onder Law Firm announce the launch of a new website, offering timely news updates, information, and no-cost testosterone lawsuit case review for persons seeking to file an Androgel lawsuit for heart attack or stroke. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The Androgel Testosterone Lawsuits website is a new resource from national product and family safety attorneys at The Onder Law Firm. Based in St. Louis, these...

2014-06-18 23:02:01

You can do something about dementia, stroke, and heart disease. Toronto (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Modeled after the increasing evidence linking a socially, physically and mentally stimulating lifestyle to helping decrease the incidence or progression of diseases, the Alzheimer Society of Ontario introduced Minds in Motion® this spring. The new program designed for people with signs of Alzheimer’s and their care partners helps improve balance, mobility, flexibility, and alertness....

2014-06-18 12:16:58

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Adding thrombolysis drugs to conventional therapy may offer significant benefits in select patients Bringing clarity to a decades-long debate, a national team of researchers led by experts from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that adding clot-busting medications known as thrombolytics to conventional approaches when treating sudden-onset pulmonary embolism patients is associated with 47 percent...

2014-06-17 23:16:43

Lawyers representing Testim lawsuit claims at The Onder Law Firm confirm the consolidation of testosterone lawsuits in a U.S. District Court in Northern Illinois and explain the merits of Multi-District Litigation (MDL) over class action lawsuits. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Attorneys handling national Testim lawsuits at The Onder Law Firm confirm the consolidation of testosterone lawsuits in a U.S. District Court located in Chicago. Court documents* indicate that an initial 45...

Strokefinder Differentiates Bleeding Strokes From Clot-induced Strokes
2014-06-17 03:14:10

Chalmers University of Technology The results from the initial clinical studies involving the microwave helmet Strokefinder confirm the usefulness of microwaves for rapid and accurate diagnosis of stroke patients. This is shown in a scientific article published on Monday. Strokefinder enables earlier diagnosis than current methods, which improves the possibility to counteract brain damage. In the article, researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sahlgrenska Academy and...

2014-06-16 16:25:01

Medford, New York based Nursing Home Medford Multicare Center for Living assists in raising community awareness about aphasia and its consequences for senior citizens MEDFORD, N.Y., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of June, Medford, Suffolk County Nursing Home Medford Multicare Center supports Aphasia Awareness Month in solidarity with those living with aphasia. Since aphasia primarily strikes the elderly, Medford Multicare Center is proud to help community efforts in...

rat after stroke
2014-06-14 03:00:12

University of Zurich Only if the timing, dosage and kind of rehabilitation are right can motor functions make an almost full recovery after a large stroke. Rats that were paralyzed down one side by a stroke almost managed to regain their motor functions fully if they were given the ideal combination of rehabilitative training and substances that boosted the growth of nerve fibers. Anatomical studies confirmed the importance of the right rehabilitation schedule: Depending on the therapeutic...

eat more fish
2014-06-13 03:00:38

American Academy of Neurology People with diets higher in protein, especially from fish, may be less likely to have a stroke than those with diets lower in protein, according to a meta-analysis published in the June 11, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "The amount of protein that led to the reduced risk was moderate—equal to 20 grams per day," said study author Xinfeng Liu, MD, PhD, of Nanjing University School of Medicine in...

2014-06-12 11:34:43

American Heart Association The risk of developing cognitive impairment, especially learning and memory problems, is significantly greater for people with poor cardiovascular health than people with intermediate or ideal cardiovascular health, according to a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Cardiovascular health plays a critical role in brain health, with several cardiovascular risk factors also playing a role in higher risk for cognitive decline. Researchers...


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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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