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2014-02-07 12:54:08

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association scientific statement For the first time, guidelines have been developed for preventing stroke in women. "If you are a woman, you share many of the same risk factors for stroke with men, but your risk is also influenced by hormones, reproductive health, pregnancy, childbirth and other sex-related factors," said Cheryl Bushnell, M.D., M.H.S., author of the new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association journal...

2014-02-05 23:03:53

Senior care company provides educational resources to help individuals plan for an effective recovery at home following congestive heart failure, heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular condition. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America's 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 disability. In...

2014-02-05 16:27:25

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A University of Utah-led study for treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (A-fib) provides strong clinical evidence for the use of 3-D MRI to individualize disease management and improve outcomes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/DC59634LOGO) Results of the Delayed-Enhancement MRI Determinant of Successful Radio-frequency Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation (DECAFF) study will be published...

2014-02-05 08:30:48

Acclaimed Embolic Protection System Expands to Treat Carotid Artery Disease BOSTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. ("InspireMD" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: NSPR), a leader in embolic protection systems, today announced that its new CGuard(TM) carotid embolic protection system has been successfully implanted in recent procedures, including a patient treated during the 17(th) Annual Symposium on Interventional Cardiology & Angiology held in Hamburg, Germany on...

2014-02-05 08:28:54

ALBANY, New York, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Blood Flow Measurement Devices (Ultrasonic Doppler, Laser Doppler and Electromagnetic Blood Flowmeters) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" the global blood flow measurement devices market was valued at USD 0.27 billion in 2012 and expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.7% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an...

2014-02-04 12:26:39

The Quest Diagnostics Health Trends(TM) study of 2.7 million test results is the largest to examine warfarin treatment in patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) treated in primary care and other non-hospital care settings in the United States MADISON, N.J., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately one in two patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) do not optimally reduce their risk of stroke or bleeding when treated with the most widely prescribed oral-anticoagulant therapy,...

2014-02-04 11:32:34

But no causal link found with risk of stroke A report that will be published tomorrow provides strong evidence that the symptoms of depressive disorder are causally associated with the risk of coronary heart disease, and as such should be considered a potentially modifiable risk factor for the occurrence of CHD. The findings, from the Whitehall II study of more than 10,000 civil servants in the UK, are published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Findings from former...

2014-02-04 11:23:37

Intensive blood pressure and cholesterol lowering was not associated with reduced risk for diabetes-related cognitive decline in older patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to a study by Jeff D. Williamson, M.D., M.H.S., of the Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C., and colleagues. Patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) are at increased risk for decline in cognitive function, for reduced brain volume and increased white matter lesions on brain imaging,...

2014-02-04 08:35:49

National law firm responds to FDA communication regarding testosterone link to heart attack and stroke risk ALTON, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced Friday it is investigating the risk of testosterone treatments causing increasing rates of heart attacks, stroke and death. Responding to a testosterone study published last Wednesday in PLOS ONE, an online, peer-reviewed scientific journal, the FDA issued a communication stating that...

2014-02-03 23:03:44

Lab testing company offers discount on test panels on Feb. 7. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control estimates that heart disease is responsible for one in every four deaths annually in the United States. This February, to celebrate American Heart Health Month, ANY LAB TEST NOW® is encouraging Americans to Take Control Of Your Health® and come in for testing and monitoring. To further encourage Americans to get their heart health checked, ANY...


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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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