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2014-06-24 23:00:21

Author and stroke survivor Gordon Davies uses his years of experience to write an empathic and informative book for fellow stroke survivors and their families. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The deadly affliction called a stroke or a cerebrovascular accident is often described as a silent killer and it can strike without any warning or preliminary symptoms. To suffer a stroke is a grave matter; not only does it change one’s lifestyle and abilities, it also affects one’s family. In “What’s...

2014-06-24 08:32:27

OAKLAND, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 15-year study found that HIV-positive individuals had a 40 percent increased risk of ischemic stroke, however stroke rates were nearly the same for HIV-positive individuals with high CD4 cell counts as for HIV-negative subjects. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The study, published recently in AIDS, the official journal of the International AIDS Society, covered the years 1996 through 2011 and included nearly...

2014-06-23 23:11:48

Lawyers representing national Androgel lawsuits at The Onder Law Firm update FDA warning information on testosterone risks and offer free Androgel lawsuit case review for individuals seeking to file an Androgel testosterone lawsuit related to heart attack or stroke. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Attorneys handling Androgel lawsuits at The Onder Law Firm are providing up-to-date Androgel information at their website, the Androgel Testosterone Lawsuit Center, in light of a June 19,...

2014-06-23 20:21:17

Hospital Presented with Stroke Quality Achievement Award HOUSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 150 community members attended an educational event on the Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital campus on May 29, 2014. Held in the Swadesh Khurana Healing Garden, guests were offered a free stroke risk assessment upon arrival, measuring their risk factors and assessing their knowledge regarding stroke signs and symptoms. Lunch was provided for all attendees, and the...

2014-06-21 23:03:34

Low Testosterone Lawsuits With The Same Allegations Of Men Suffering Heart Attack, Stroke Or Death After Using Testosterone Helps Panel In Its Decision To Consolidate Lawsuits, Reports Alonso Krangle LLP New York NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 Alonso Krangle LLP, an experienced defective drug injury law firm, has learned that testosterone lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of testosterone products that allegedly caused men to have a stroke, heart attack or other health complications are...

2014-06-20 23:01:14

With over 100 Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits Pending Litigation, The FDA Continues Its Investigation Into The Potential Health Risks of Testosterone Replacement Therapy Drugs Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As testosterone treatment lawsuits move forward in federal litigation in Illinois, Wright & Schulte LLC has learned that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is now requiring manufacturers of testosterone therapy products to expand...

2014-06-20 08:23:38

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today the initiation of a new international study of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). The RE-CIRCUIT(TM) trial (Randomized Evaluation of dabigatran etexilate Compared to warfarIn in pulmonaRy vein ablation: assessment of different peri-proCedUral antIcoagulation sTrategies) will evaluate uninterrupted treatment with PRADAXA, compared to warfarin, in patients with paroxysmal or persistent non-valvular...

2014-06-19 23:18:18

Nobles Medical Technologies II, Inc. (NMT2) today announced that its first Swedish patient Eva has had a successful PFO closure. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Nobles Medical Technologies II, Inc. (NMT2) today announced that its first Swedish patient Eva has had a successful PFO closure. The patient, a nurse/ administrator from the hospital and rehabilitation center in Linkoping, who has suffered from stroke and migraine was being treated with aggressive medication Warfarin (a...

2014-06-19 10:12:13

Washington University in St. Louis Researchers have identified the first genetic variations linked to race that begin to explain a higher risk of death among some African American and Caucasian patients taking the anti-clotting drug clopidogrel (Plavix) after a heart attack. These variants increased patients’ risk of dying in the year following a first heart attack, but they appeared to do so for different reasons depending on race, according to a study at Washington University...

2014-06-19 09:32:37

The JAMA Network Journals In an analysis that included data from 16 trials performed over the last 45 years, among patients with pulmonary embolism, receipt of therapy to dissolve the blood clot (thrombolysis) was associated with lower rates of death, but increased risks of major bleeding and intracranial hemorrhage, according to a study in the June 18 issue of JAMA. The authors note that these findings may not apply to patients with low-risk pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary embolism (PE;...


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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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