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2013-11-12 10:42:48

High levels of tungsten in the body could double the risk of suffering a stroke, a new study published in the open access journal PLOS ONE has found. Using data from a large US health survey, the study has shown that high concentrations of tungsten – as measured in urine samples – is strongly linked with an increase in the occurrence of stroke, roughly equal to a doubling of the odds of experiencing the condition. Conducted by a team from the University of Exeter, the study...

2013-11-11 10:27:07

Thomas Jefferson University researchers have discovered that the formation of blood clots follows a different molecular route in African Americans versus European Americans, providing a new understanding of the effects of race on heart disease. The finding could one day help doctors provide more individualized treatment of heart disease and other blood-clot-related illnesses, according to research publishing online November 10th in Nature Medicine. The finding may also provide an...

2013-11-06 23:29:40

There are now almost 1,600 cases in the Pradaxa federal multidistrict litigation over allegations of life-threatening bleeding problems. National network of attorneys continues to offer consumers free legal consultations over compensation rights. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/pradaxa-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today another update involving allegations that popular blood thinner Pradaxa may cause internal bleeding...

2013-11-06 10:56:53

MiRNAs likely play an important role in the occurrence and development of depression, and can be used as potential targets for treatment of depression. Studies have shown that miR-137 expression is downregulated in the brain from depression patients with suicidal behavior. Moreover, miR-137 expression is also downregulated in peripheral blood from stroke patients. However, it is not yet known if miRNAs are associated with post-stroke depression. To test this, Dr. Lixia Zhao and colleagues...

Improved Blood Pressure Guidelines May Prevent More Heart Attacks
2013-11-06 09:29:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Rethinking the approach to treating high blood pressure with medication could prevent over one-fourth of heart attacks and strokes, as well as lower the overall use of medication, according to a new study in the journal Circulation. "Drugs that lower blood pressure are among the most effective and commonly used medications in the country, but we believe they can be used dramatically more effectively," said study author Dr. Jeremy...

2013-11-05 23:02:26

The Division of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital (LHH), in partnership with the New York Head and Neck Institute, announced today that it is the first reported center in the United States to perform a new type of intracranial bypass, combined with neuro-endovascular coiling. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The Division of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital (LHH), in partnership with the New York Head and Neck Institute, announced today that it is the first reported center in...

2013-11-04 23:22:09

The OSA risk factors including Heart Disease and Stroke, have California dentists attending dental continuing education courses with Sleep Group Solutions, to learn OSA screening and treatment protocols for patients presenting OSA risk factors. Los Angeles Dental Sleep Medicine lecture is on November 15-16th, instructed by Dr. Stacey Layman. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The California Department of Public Health Lists heart disease and stroke, as the leading causes of death...

2013-11-03 23:00:09

Author announces release of ‘Thank God I Had a Stroke’. Drouin, Australia (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 In “Thank God I Had a Stroke: A Stroke and Brain Tumour Survivor’s Journey of Recovery” (published by Balboa Press), Barbara Gabogrecan’s new memoir, readers are given an inside look at Gabogrecan’s fight for her life – a fight she approached with humor, optimism and compassion – after suffering a stroke and undergoing brain surgery. When Gabogrecan began to experience...

2013-11-01 16:23:56

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of serious long-term disability in the United States. Nationwide, someone suffers a stroke every 45 seconds and on average, one American dies from stroke every 4 minutes. According to a recent study by St. Joseph's Hospital interventional neuroradiologist Matthew Berlet, M.D. and interventional radiologist Glenn Stambo, M.D., patients see better results when they...

2013-10-31 23:03:37

Capital Health Regional Medical Center, already certified by the Joint Commission as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, has now been named by the Joint Commission as a 2012 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures — making the medical center the nation’s first and only hospital with both stroke designations. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Capital Health Regional Medical Center, already certified by the Joint Commission as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, has...


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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