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2014-02-19 23:27:12

AlignLife provides a free webinar to educate on Cholesterol and the risk of statin medications. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 This Thursday, February 20th at 7pm EST, AlignLife clinics will be hosting a free webinar to educate the community about the dangers of statin medications and a natural approach to the management of cholesterol. An interesting study published in The Lancet looked at the incidence of heart disease in 52 countries and revealed that over 90% of heart disease is...

2014-02-19 13:04:18

Among patients with untreated paroxysmal (intermittent) atrial fibrillation (AF), treatment with electrical energy (radiofrequency ablation) resulted in a lower rate of abnormal atrial rhythms and episodes of AF, according to a study in the February 19 issue of JAMA. Arial fibrillation affects approximately 5 million people worldwide and is associated with an increased risk of stroke. Drug treatment is recommended by practice guidelines as a first-line therapy in patients with paroxysmal...

2014-02-18 08:30:25

SENTINEL trial to evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the Sentinel CPS in TAVR population SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Claret Medical, Inc., a developer of innovative solutions for cerebral protection during structural heart interventions, vascular interventions, and cardiac surgery procedures, announced that it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the FDA for a multicenter study of the Company's Sentinel Cerebral Protection System...

2014-02-17 12:24:00

Clinical trial links stroke and atrial fibrillation; findings will help better treat and prevent strokes for hundreds of thousands of people in the United States every year CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Larry Ambrose woke up one night, wandered into his kitchen but couldn't completely read the time on his microwave. A few days later when he noticed his blood pressure was unusually high, he went to the hospital and was diagnosed as having a stroke. Ambrose, like 25...

2014-02-14 11:13:32

Abstract T P307 (Room Hall G) Stroke survivors often resume driving without being formally evaluated for ability — though stroke can cause deficits that can impair driving, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2014. Researchers surveyed 162 stroke survivors a year after their strokes and found: More than 51 percent returned to driving — many a month after suffering a stroke. Only 5.6 percent received a formal...

2014-02-14 11:11:55

Abstract TMP24 (Room Hall G) Hispanic stroke patients admitted to hospitals in the border states of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas were less likely than non-Hispanics in the same border states to receive clot-busting drugs and more likely to die, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2014. Researchers analyzed stroke care for Hispanic and non-Hispanic patients according to demographics and clinical characteristics...

2014-02-14 11:10:42

Abstract TMP66 (Room Hall G) Suffering an injury to the head or neck increases ischemic stroke risk three-fold among trauma patients younger than 50, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2014. "These findings are important because strokes after trauma might be preventable," said Christine Fox, M.D., M.A.S., lead author and assistant professor of neurology at the University of California San Francisco. Researchers studied...

2014-02-14 08:26:18

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SanBio today announced the presentation of safety and efficacy data from its on-going Phase 1/2a clinical trial of SB623 cell therapy in patients with chronic stroke disability. The presentation was made by Dr. Gary Steinberg, M.D., Ph.D., Bernard and Ronni Lacroute-William Randolph Hearst Professor of Neurosurgery and the Neurosciences, Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, at a scientific...

2014-02-14 08:26:09

RARITAN, N.J., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued complete response letters (CRLs) regarding supplemental New Drug Applications (sNDAs) for the use of XARELTO(®) (rivaroxaban), an oral anticoagulant, to reduce the risk of secondary cardiovascular events - defined as heart attack, stroke or death - in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and to reduce the risk of stent...

2014-02-13 16:27:43

Enabling Prevention of Heart Disease By Early Detection DOHA, Qatar and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMed Holdings, a company dedicated to the prevention of cardiovascular disease through innovative laboratory tests in conjunction with preventive strategies, announced today that it has completed validation on a novel blood test that aims to identify individuals who are at risk of a heart attack that might be missed by conventional tests. These individuals have...


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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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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