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Stroke Warning Signs Often Missed By Women
2014-03-21 08:19:13

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a recent study presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2014 Scientific Sessions, many women in the United States are unaware of most warning signals for a stroke. For this study 1,205 women were surveyed by phone. Researchers found that 51 percent of women correctly identified sudden weakness or numbness on one side of the face as a warning...

2014-03-19 08:30:26

Proven Embolic Protection System Expands to Treat Carotid Artery Disease BOSTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. ("InspireMD" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: NSPR), a leader in embolic protection systems, today announced that it has successfully enrolled the first patient into the CARENET (CARotid Embolic protection study using microNET) multi-center European clinical trial for the new CGuard(TM) carotid embolic protection system. The CARENET clinical study is a...

2014-03-18 23:00:09

New book by author Gozil Oxley chronicles one woman’s remarkable journey as she undergoes brain surgery and experiences a very difficult recovery period. Fresno, Calif. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 According to an article in newschannel5.com, stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the U.S. A stroke caused by a brain hemorrhage is the most devastating. In fact, 75 percent of patients with this type of stroke die. Author Gozil Oxley, RN, Ph.D. reveals her story in “A Stroke of...

2014-03-16 23:02:59

Kristine Kraft, partner at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP, reports that the FDA has issued a Safety Announcement that it will investigate the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death for men using testosterone products. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 On January 31, 2014, the FDA issued a Safety Announcement that it will investigate the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death in men taking FDA-approved testosterone products. The FDA reported that they have “been monitoring...

2014-03-15 23:01:19

Flood Law Group today announced that they are now investigating heart injury claims related to treatments for low testosterone, or “Low T.” The FDA has launched a formal investigation into the risk of stroke, heart attack and death associated with these treatments. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are now actively investigating claims related to heart attacks sustained by men after undergoing treatment for low testosterone, colloquially...

Stroke Patients Benefit From Faster Treatment
2014-03-14 10:43:26

American Heart Association Every 15-minute delay in delivering a clot-busting drug after stroke robs survivors of about a month of disability-free life, according to a new study in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. On the other hand, speeding treatment by just one minute means another 1.8 days of healthy life, researchers said. “‘Save a minute; save a day’ is the message from our study, which examined how even small reductions in treatment delays might benefit...

2014-03-13 23:27:39

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. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The prescription drug safety center DrugNews.net is announcing updated information on the site for patients taking testosterone replacement therapies, or “low-T” drugs. A recent lawsuit alleges the drug Testim caused a male patient to suffer a stroke*. This comes amid a report that the FDA...

2014-03-13 23:02:07

Center for Primary Care participates in and sponsors the CSRA Heart Walk, raising awareness for cardiovascular disease and heart health. Evans, GA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Center for Primary Care recently participated in and sponsored the CSRA Heart Walk. The walk took place at 8:30 a.m. March 8 and raised awareness for cardiovascular disease and heart health. Center for Primary Care was on hand at the walk to offer tips and information for maintaining a healthy heart. Cardiovascular...

2014-03-13 16:27:29

PHILADELPHIA, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Feller Casey, one of the nation's most accomplished personal injury law firms, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Alabama man alleging his use of the testosterone-containing drug Testim caused a stroke. It is believed to be the first lawsuit brought in Philadelphia against a maker of a so-called "Low T" therapy drug, and one of only a few cases filed nationally to date. "The pharmaceutical industry created a condition called Low T...

Meta-analysis Shows Any Blood Pressure Reading Above Normal Could Increase Risk Of Stroke
2014-03-13 08:36:52

American Academy of Neurology Anyone with blood pressure that's higher than the optimal 120/80 mmHg may be more likely to have a stroke, according to a new meta-analysis published in the March 12, 2014, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The meta-analysis looked at all of the available research on the risk of developing stroke in people with "prehypertension," or blood pressure higher than optimal but lower than the threshold to be...


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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