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2014-06-04 23:14:36

HealthFair Publishes New Testimonials From Asymptomatic Participants About Their Preventive Health Screenings and How They Possibly Saved Their Life. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 One screening company, HealthFair, has recently published new testimonials from real people who are proof of how preventive screenings saved their life. They see a different side to this story of "worried well". "Worried well" has been defined as people who do not need medical treatment,...

2014-06-04 23:01:36

The just-filed lawsuit was filed by a group of consumers who allege that the maker and distributor of Crestor, prescribed to lower cholesterol levels, allegedly hid information on the drug’s serious, adverse health reactions. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers who have suffered injuries due to dangerous drugs comments on a recent lawsuit filed on May 29, 2014 in the United...

2014-06-04 12:28:51

HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), is proud to announce that the UTHealth Mobile Stroke Unit has successfully transported and helped save the life of its very first patient. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/94043 The unit, which is the first and only of its kind in the nation treating patients, is a...

2014-06-03 23:07:33

During Stroke Month, let’s make the connection between heart and brain. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Approximately one-in-three Ontarians will develop stroke, dementia or both, and the incidence for each increases the risk of the other. That was the message as three Ontario health organizations came together during Stroke Month to raise awareness for stroke and dementia. The Ontario Stroke Network, the Alzheimer’s Society of Ontario and the Heart and Stroke Foundation have joined...

2014-06-02 08:30:20

REHOVOT, Israel, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Pharm Ltd. (TASE: DPRM), Rehovot, Israel, reports today, June 2nd, 2014, the interim results for the second dose tier of stroke patients that completed follow-up in its Phase 2 clinical study of THR-18 and confirms the tolerability of THR-18 at a dose of 0.54 mg/kg, administered together with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients. The primary goal of the current study is to identify the...

2014-06-02 08:29:41

OTTAWA, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Stroke care has come a long way in Canada - more than 80 per cent of Canadians who have a stroke and make it to hospital will survive. This is great news, but it is only part of the story and only today's story. Drawing on new data, this year's HSF stroke report reveals advances in stroke treatment and care over the past 10 years and identifies coming challenges. The report reveals startling findings in areas including age and stroke, the...

2014-05-29 23:17:55

Therapeutic Associates Outlines Strategies for Stroke Victims Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) attributes one in 19 deaths in the United States to stroke, killing nearly 130,000 each year. Further, stroke is a leading cause of serious long-term disability, reducing mobility in more than half of stroke survivors above age sixty-five. During National Stroke Awareness Month, all physical therapy owned locations within Therapeutic...

2014-05-29 23:01:21

In honor of Stroke Awareness Month this May, Dr. Gayle Bradshaw is reminding her patients of the surprising link between periodontal disease and stroke. Patients who visit Dr. Bradshaw for gum disease treatment in The Woodlands may lower their risk of having a stroke, even while they improve their oral health. The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 During Stroke Awareness Month this May, Dr. Gayle Bradshaw is encouraging patients to reduce their risk of experiencing a stroke by scheduling...

2014-05-29 16:27:08

Northwestern Medicine experts outline the signs of a stroke and explain the need for quick action CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On average, one American dies from a stroke every four minutes. Stroke is also the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. While common, stroke is also preventable with lifestyle changes. Recognizing a stroke when it occurs can save lives yet a recent study reported that 1 in 5 women can't identify a single stroke warning...

2014-05-28 08:31:29

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) announced today that it has reached a comprehensive settlement of state and federal cases in the U.S. litigation regarding Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) in the amount of $650 million. "Time and again, the benefits and safety of PRADAXA have been confirmed," said Desiree Ralls-Morrison, senior vice president and general counsel, Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation. "BI stands resolutely behind PRADAXA and...


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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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