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2014-01-10 23:03:17

A daily low-dose aspirin can help stave off heart attacks and certain clot-caused strokes. But fewer than half of the people who could benefit from this drug take it, while many others take it when they shouldn't. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Aspirin is often hailed as a wonder drug, thanks to its ability to help stave off heart attacks and clot-caused strokes. But fewer than half of people who could benefit from a daily low-dose aspirin take it, while many others take it when...

2014-01-09 08:29:08

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) today has launched a 2014 national tour that will bring together physicians and medical personnel across the nation involved in stroke care to address current stroke treatment in the U.S. and the value of neurointerventional therapy in optimal stroke care delivery. Ranked the fourth leading cause of death in the United States by the American Stroke Association, stroke is a complex disease...

2014-01-07 08:29:32

Health Economic Analysis Published in the Journal of Hypertension MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced findings from a health-economic analysis published in the Journal of Hypertension that indicates Barostim Therapy is a cost-effective treatment option for patients with drug resistant hypertension. Based on blood pressure reductions attained with Barostim therapy, the Markov model used for this analysis projected that...

Chickenpox Stroke_SS_010314
2014-01-03 12:10:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having the chickenpox as a child can be a highly unpleasant experience, and getting over the illness may not be the end of the ordeal, as the chickenpox virus can lie dormant in nerve cells for years, only to cause painful shingles decades later. A new study in the journal Neurology has found that adults who contract shingles may have a higher risk of a stroke years later. "Anyone with shingles, and especially younger people,...

Zio Patch Beats Holter For Extended Tracking Of Heart Rhythm
2014-01-03 06:47:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A small adhesive wireless patch worn on the chest for up to two weeks is better at detecting abnormal and potentially dangerous heart rhythms than the Holter monitor, the gold standard of care for decades, the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) reported Thursday in the American Journal of Medicine. The researchers said the ZIO Service – which includes the FDA-approved ZIO Patch, data analysis and a diagnostic report...

Women Vulnerable High Blood Pressure
2014-01-02 12:48:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at Wake Forest University has found that women may be more vulnerable to the effects of high blood pressure than men. Published in the journal Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, the study found that women may experience more negative cardiovascular effects than men at the same elevated blood pressure level. "The medical community thought that high blood pressure was the same for both sexes and...

2014-01-02 08:23:10

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRhythm Technologies, a healthcare information services company, today announced that a prospective study by Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) has found that use of the company's ZIO Service significantly increased detection of cardiac arrhythmias, compared to use of the traditional Holter monitor. The findings, published and made publicly accessible online in the January issue of the American Journal of Medicine, underscore the...

2013-12-23 12:11:55

Coronary artery calcium testing trumps cholesterol levels, high blood pressure and other risk factors in predicting heart attacks and deaths A new study shows that coronary artery calcium (CAC) screening, an assessment tool that is not currently recommended for people considered at low risk, should play a more prominent role in helping determine a person's risk for heart attack and heart disease-related death, as well as the need for angioplasty or bypass surgery. CAC screening provides a...

2013-12-23 08:24:25

DALLAS, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Most Powerful Voices gospel singing competition, presented in conjunction with television network UP, returns in search of dynamic gospel performers who will raise stroke awareness -- particularly in the African-American community -- through the power of music. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-12-22 23:00:14

Blood Pressure Reduction Guide designed by Paul Johnson is the latest book that helps people reduce their hypertension dramatically. From the site Vinamy.com, Tom Roye performed a full Blood Pressure Reduction Guide review that points out if this book is trustworthy. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 High blood pressure or hypertension is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. Hypertension can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke....


Latest stroke Reference Libraries

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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