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2014-03-12 23:28:47

The DrugRisk Center is the largest source on the Web for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The prescription drug safety center DrugRisk.com is announcing new information on the site for patients using testosterone replacement therapy drugs. A report shows the world’s largest endocrinology organization has called for new testing after studies show they may cause heart attacks or...

2014-03-11 00:22:38

Study found 40 percent reduction in likelihood of heart attack, stroke or other "cardiovascular event" NEW ORLEANS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hip and knee replacements have long been known to reduce pain and increase mobility in persons with moderate-to-severe arthritis. A study presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) also found that total joint replacement (TJR) may reduce the risk for "cardiac events," including...

2014-03-06 23:01:42

Resent research has found testosterone treatment may cause an increased risk of stroke and heart attacks resulting in serious physical injuries and even death. Low Testosterone attorneys of McSweeney / Langevin providing free and confidential legal consultations. (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The law firm McSweeney / Langevin is investigating potential personal injury claims following the November 13, 2013 publication in the American Medical Association entitled Testosterone Therapy and Risk of...

2014-03-06 16:26:41

Kansas City personal injury lawyers from the Montee Law Firm, P.C. are currently investigating claims of consumers who suffered cardiovascular problems - including stroke and heart attack - after using testosterone drugs. KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montee Law Firm is a full-service personal injury law firm that has been protecting the rights of injured victims and families throughout Kansas City and the state of Missouri since 1996. Throughout the years, the...

2014-03-06 08:30:13

- A significant addition that complements the company's innovative suite of diagnostics and services, Boston Heart's MPO is easy for clinicians to use and FDA-cleared. FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Heart Diagnostics Corporation, a pioneer in integrating next-generation diagnostics into personalized nutrition and lifestyle programs for patients with or at risk for heart disease, announced the commercial launch of an FDA-cleared MPO (myeloperoxidase) test, a...

2014-03-05 23:27:46

The DrugRisk Center is the largest source on the Web for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The prescription drug safety center DrugRisk.com is announcing new information on the site for patients using testosterone replacement therapy drugs. The FDA was recently petitioned to add warnings to the drug labels* after studies and lawsuits alleged they may cause heart attacks or stroke**....

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...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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