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2014-03-28 23:25:45

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s largest source for prescription drug warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The prescription drug safety center DrugNews.net is announcing new information on the site for patients taking testosterone replacement therapies, or “low-T” drugs. An industry-backed group is asking that recent studies suggesting a link with heart attacks be retracted*. DrugNews provides the...

2014-03-28 12:26:29

Supera Stent Addresses Growing Need in the U.S. to Treat People with Blocked Blood Vessels and Restore Blood Flow in the Upper Leg ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott today announced that its Supera(®) Peripheral Stent System has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat people with blocked blood vessels in the upper leg caused by peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD occurs when fat and cholesterol buildup causes arteries outside of the...

2014-03-28 11:28:10

Study Highlights: -Stroke survivors who consistently control their blood pressure may reduce the likelihood of a second stroke by more than 50 percent. -Less than a third of stroke survivors maintained consistent blood pressure control more than 75 percent of the time. Stroke survivors who consistently control their blood pressure may reduce the likelihood of a second stroke by more than half, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. For the study,...

2014-03-28 08:27:33

First Study To Validate Cell Survival and Functionality in Brain, Improvement Dose Dependent ROCKVILLE, Md., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that a study published in the peer-reviewed journal, PLOS ONE, showed that ischemic-stroke rats transplanted with Neuralstem's NSI-566 stem cells in the brain experienced functional improvements. Furthermore, the grafts both survived and differentiated into neurons. These findings further validate the...

2014-03-28 08:27:23

Cardiologists also believe their patients' top concern is the fear of experiencing a clot that leads to a stroke; real-world challenges may influence treatment decisions RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) today announced results from a new survey of cardiologists to understand their perceptions about anticoagulation, stroke risk reduction and goals for non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) therapy when prescribing warfarin or...

2014-03-27 23:04:00

'Striking result' may lead to new treatments. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified a key gene variation linked to an increased risk of stroke. The discovery comes as part of a breakthrough in the understanding of what causes some people to produce too much homocysteine, an amino acid associated with stroke, cancer, dementia, hardening of the arteries and other diseases. As part of their work, the...

Key To Curbing Lifetime Heart Disease Risk Is Knowing True Age Of Your Heart
2014-03-27 13:31:06

BMJ-British Medical Journal Part of new risk assessment which aims to put patients in driving seat and start prevention early The Joint British Societies' consensus recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (JBS3), which have been drawn up by 11 UK professional societies and charitable organizations, are based on the latest available scientific evidence. They emphasize the importance of putting patients in the driving seat and starting preventive action early on,...

2014-03-27 08:35:15

Includes Late Breaking Clinical Trial Assessing Use of the Boston Scientific CRT-D Therapyin Patients with Mild Heart Failure NATICK, Mass., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 63(rd) Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), March 29 - 31 in Washington, D.C., Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) will reinforce its commitment to research and development of innovative technologies to address global challenges in treating cardiovascular disease. According to...

2014-03-26 23:27:31

Lead Investigator Discusses Findings With AJMC, Says Results Show Importance of Self-Testing Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), on Monday published the results of the Self-Testing Analysis Based on Long-Term Experience (STABLE) study. It showed that self-testing significantly improves control of warfarin, as measured by time in therapeutic range (TTR). Results of the study, supported by Alere, were originally shared at the 2012 Scientific...

2014-03-26 16:19:50

Long-term brain damage caused by stroke could be reduced by saving cells called pericytes that control blood flow in capillaries Long-term brain damage caused by stroke could be reduced by saving cells called pericytes that control blood flow in capillaries, reports a new study led by scientists from UCL (University College London). Until now, many scientists believed that blood flow within the brain was solely controlled by changes in the diameter of arterioles, blood vessels that...


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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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