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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...

2014-02-25 23:33:02

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. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugNews.net are announcing new information on the site for patients taking the testosterone replacement, or “low-T” drugs. Lawsuits recently filed in a federal court allege the drugs caused heart attacks or stroke*. DrugNews is a free resource...

2014-02-25 23:30:44

The Long Island law firm of Rudolph F. X. Migliore, P. C. provides legal advice to those that been treated for low testosterone and suffered a heart attack, stroke, pulmonary embolism or cardiac event. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Long Island, NY law firm, Rudolph F. X. Migliore, P. C. of Commack is now accepting cases on behalf of men who have part-taken in low testosterone therapy treatments and later developed heart problems and suffered from a stroke, heart attack, or death....

2014-02-24 20:23:32

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Firefighters who died of heart attacks and other vascular problems such as stroke while on the job were most often doing vigorous physical activity right before the attack, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. "Knowing that these fatal heart attacks and other vascular events occur relatively frequently, fire...

2014-02-24 08:29:42

Data Published in Stroke Demonstrate Robotic Measurements of Motor Performance Can Be Used to Reduce Time and Cost of Phase III Drug Trials By 70 Percent WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Motion Technologies (IMT), global leader in Redefining Recovery(TM) using robotic tools for neurorehabilitation, has announced publication of results from a ground-breaking study identifying biomarkers of motor recovery in Stroke, Journal of the American Heart Association....

2014-02-21 23:26:05

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 Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are announcing new information on the site for patients who’ve taken the blood thinner Pradaxa. Documents unsealed by a federal judge show the maker of the drug worried an internal safety study might hurt sales if released*. DrugRisk is a...


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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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