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2014-03-05 14:40:37

Although some research has suggested that the use of the anticoagulant warfarin for atrial fibrillation among patients with chronic kidney disease would increase the risk of death or stroke, a study that included more than 24,000 patients found a lower l-year risk of the combined outcomes of death, heart attack or stroke without a higher risk of bleeding, according to a study in the March 5 issue of JAMA. Juan Jesus Carrero, Ph.D., of the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, and colleagues...

2014-03-04 16:25:59

Results Published in Nursing 2014 Show that Self-testing Protocol Reduced Out-of-Range Coagulation Test Results and Need for Clinic Follow-up WALTHAM, Mass., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in empowering individuals to take greater control of their health at home by connecting innovative diagnostics in the hands of patients to their healthcare providers, today announced the results of a study demonstrating that at-home coagulation testing among...

2014-03-04 16:12:53

Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with MRI can accurately predict future cardiovascular events like strokes and heart attacks in people without a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers have long known that some arterial plaque is more dangerous because of its vulnerability to rupture. MRI can discern features of vulnerable plaque, such as a lipid core with a thin fibrous cap. This ability makes MRI a...

That Angry Outburst May Lead To Heart Attack or Stroke
2014-03-04 10:02:56

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is known that bouts of anger can raise a person’s stress level and continued stress can lead to other health-related issues such as heart attack and stroke. But a new look at several studies has led researchers to the determination that anger itself can cause stroke or heart attack within a few hours of an outburst. Dr Murray Mittleman, of Harvard School of Public Health, and colleagues found that people who lose their temper...

2014-03-04 08:32:11

REHOVOT, Israel, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Pharm Ltd (TASE: DPRM) announced today, March 4th, 2014, the successful interim analysis of the first group of stroke patients that completed follow-up in the Phase 2 clinical study of THR-18. The interim report confirms the safety and tolerability of THR-18 at a dose of 0.18mg/kg, administered together with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in acute ischemic stroke patients. The interim report gives a green light to proceed to...

2014-03-03 23:00:09

Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with MRI can accurately predict future cardiovascular events like strokes and heart attacks in people without a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study published online, March 4, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with MRI can accurately predict future cardiovascular events like strokes and heart attacks in people without a history of cardiovascular...

2014-02-27 12:28:02

RIDGEWOOD, N.J., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Valley Hospital is among a handful of hospitals in the nation to implant a newly approved tiny wireless heart monitor that is expected to have a very real impact for patients and doctors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140227/DC73663 Indicated for use as a diagnostic tool for people suffering from unexplained fainting, dizziness, palpitations or shortness of breath, the device can also help doctors determine if a...

2014-02-26 23:02:08

Senior care company in Allentown, PA provides educational resources to help individuals plan for an effective recovery at home following congestive heart failure, heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular condition. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Lehigh Valley, a leading provider of in-home care, is raising awareness around heart disease and stroke prevention in observance of heart month. Heart Disease is a leading cause of death and a major cause of...

2014-02-26 16:28:38

DUBLIN, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dkhtfs/neurology_devices) has announced the addition of the "Neurology Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dkhtfs/neurology_devices ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Increased sophistication and...

Rise In Fall Injuries Tied To Medication Used To Control Hypertension
2014-02-26 06:33:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals that medications used by many older people to control their blood pressure also increase the risk of serious fall injuries by 30 to 40 percent. According to the Yale School of Medicine research team, these injuries have a similar effect on mortality and functional loss as the strokes and heart attacks the blood pressure drugs are meant to prevent. It has long been...


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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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  • To talk saucily.
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