Latest stroke Stories

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...

2014-02-13 08:30:55

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRhythm Technologies, Inc., a healthcare information services company, today announced that new study data support the use of its ZIO Service to help identify underlying cardiac arrhythmias in patients who have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). The ZIO Service enables long-term continuous monitoring - using a noninvasive, small, wearable patch - to detect sporadic heart rhythm disturbances, including atrial fibrillation (AF),...

2014-02-13 08:30:53

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) today announced the publication of the findings of the Company's INSTRIDE WalkAide trial in the peer-reviewed journal Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. The Company has submitted these findings to the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as part of a request for expanded coverage for the WalkAide. The clinical trial proved that the WalkAide is equivalent to the current standard of care, the Ankle...

2014-02-12 23:31:05

Roger C. Denton, Plaintiffs' Co-Lead Counsel in the Pradaxa® MDL, provides update for the Pradaxa Multidistrict Litigation (MDL 2385), particularly that numerous internal company documents have been unsealed and made publicly available. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 On February 7, 2014, The New York Times reported that numerous documents have been made public in the Pradaxa® Multidistrict Litigation entitled In re: Pradaxa® (Dabigatran Etexilate) Products...

2014-02-12 23:27:48

National Network of Attorneys now reviewing consumer inquiries in connection with FDA review over concerns testosterone treatments may have cause strokes and heart attacks. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/testosteronetreatments-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national team of lawyers is now reviewing claims of heart attacks and strokes from testosterone treatment as detailed in a recent U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-02-12 23:26:47

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The prescription drug safety center DrugNews.net is announcing new information on the site for patients taking the blood thinner Pradaxa. A new report over documents unsealed by a federal judge shows the maker of the drug worried an internal study might hurt sales if released*. DrugNews was...

Robot Can Help Speed Up Clinical Stroke Drug Trials
2014-02-12 06:55:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new robot developed by engineers at MIT could drastically reduce the time and cost associated with Phase III trials for stroke-related medications by approximately 70 percent, according to research appearing in a recent edition of the American Heart Association journal Stroke. “The development of drugs to treat acute stroke or aid in stroke recovery is a multibillion-dollar endeavor that only rarely pays off in the form of...

2014-02-11 23:27:28

Increased scrutiny of drugs used for testosterone therapy could help prevent injury and death for men who take them, according to Pennsylvania pharmaceutical injury lawyer Derek Braslow of Pogust Braslow & Millrood. Conshohocken, PA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Pennsylvania prescription drug lawyer Derek Braslow today applauded the decision of the Food and Drug Administration to investigate the dangers of stroke, heart attack and death for men taking prescription drugs for low...

2014-02-10 23:02:28

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute study finds health benefits in daily light to moderate alcohol intake. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Excessive alcohol use has been linked to cirrhosis, seizures, stroke, poisonings, violence, and cancer, and according to the World Health Organization, kills 2.5 million people each year worldwide. Yet, according to a recent study by Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, while excessive alcohol use can cause serious health...

2014-02-08 23:03:18

For heart health during American Heart Month, the VENDYS technology from Endothelix offers a simple, noninvasive test for advancing early detection and effective monitoring of cardiovascular health. The test can be performed in a doctor's office and is paid by most insurance companies. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 As the American Heart Association recognizes February as American Heart Month, a simple and inexpensive FDA-approved technology is breaking new ground in helping...

Latest stroke Reference Libraries

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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