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2014-05-01 08:29:21

Campaign Aims to Raise Awareness About Stroke Risk in Women, Hispanics and African-Americans CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. and a leading cause of adult disability. Women, Hispanics and African-Americans in the U.S. have higher stroke risks and lower recognition of stroke warning signs compared to other populations. This May, during National Stroke Awareness Month, National Stroke Association's Minorities and...

2014-05-01 00:21:38

Knowing these two things may save a life from stroke DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During American Stroke Month in May, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association asks all Americans to learn two things that may save a life. To view multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7193851-american-stroke-association-may-stroke-month http://www.multivu.com/assets/7193851/photos/7193851-asm-fast-billboard-9x5-md.jpg?1398391287 1....

2014-04-30 23:10:24

Vick is one of less than 100 clinicians across the state, and one of 1,600 worldwide, to earn this certification, according to LSVT Global. Franklin, Va. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 If you ask Tracey Vick, she’ll tell you she decided to pursue a career in physical therapy after helping her grandfather to his clinical appointments following his stroke. Today, Tidewater Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that Vick, a Physical Therapy Assistant who works with patients in the Franklin, Va....

2014-04-30 16:29:43

More than just sports injury rehab, physiotherapists know how the body works, how to keep it moving and how to get it moving again. OTTAWA, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Physiotherapy is a constantly expanding profession. Since it first took root in Canada's health system after the First World War, physiotherapy has evolved in terms of the scope of conditions it can treat, the range of people being treated and the skill level of its practitioners. What began as a drug-free method to...

2014-04-30 11:04:25

A large proportion of strokes may not be attributable to known causative risk factors, according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Michiel Bos and colleagues from the Erasmus Medical Center, in the Netherlands, report that only about half of all strokes are attributable to established causative factors for stroke, a much smaller proportion than estimated by previous studies. The researchers reached these conclusions by using data from 6,844 individuals older than 55 years...

2014-04-29 23:16:34

AndroGel lawsuits Mount Against AbbVie Inc. As a Louisiana Man's Complaint Alleges He Suffered A Stroke Due to Low Testosterone Therapy Medication Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 A new AndroGel lawsuit has been filed against AbbVie Inc. and Abbott Laboratories on behalf of a Louisiana man who alleged he suffered a stroke due to the low testosterone therapy medication. The attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC note that this Androgel lawsuit comes as plaintiffs in other lawsuits...

2014-04-29 23:07:45

Nobles Medical Technologies II today announced that it has received another Japanese Patent for its NobleStitch Technology. The patent is for the Suturing Devices and Methods for Closing a Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) and shows the broad coverage of our method and apparatus for PFO Closure expanding to markets around the world. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Ben Brosch, President of NMT2 and co-inventor on the issued patent, commented, “We strive to protect our inventions with...

2014-04-29 16:30:06

Dr. Gilbert Webb Monitors Blood Clots Throughout Pregnancy ST. LOUIS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniela Yordanova knew there was something wrong towards the beginning of her pregnancy when the left side of her body became weak and an asymmetric smile appeared on her face. Immediately, she was taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis and doctors suspected a stroke. Doctors in the emergency room identified blood clots which could have caused the stroke, along with a large blood clot in...

2014-04-29 12:33:25

Palm tocotrienols may slow the progression of brain-degenerating white matter lesions MINNEAPOLIS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While you may know about your brain's gray matter, did you also know that about 50 percent of your brain is made of white matter? The health of your brain's white matter affects how well it learns and functions. This is also the area of the brain most often affected by stroke. Now results of a two-year human clinical study published in the American...

2014-04-28 23:12:12

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently launched a new AndroGel drug lawsuit website, http://www.androgellawsuitlawyer.com, as a comprehensive resource for patients who have or are currently taking AndroGel testosterone replacement therapy. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently launched a new AndroGel drug lawsuit website, http://www.androgellawsuitlawyer.com, as a comprehensive resource for patients who have or are currently taking AndroGel testosterone replacement...


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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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