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2014-07-27 23:02:21

Reports of Xarelto Bleeding Mounts As Doctors Are Prescribing Xarelto Over Pradaxa and Seeing a Rise In Adverse Events While Xarelto Lawsuits Begin to be Filed Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 The Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Found that the number of serious adverse events such as Xarelto bleeding side-effects reported after the use of the Xarelto blood thinner has now out numbered the complaints filed for its competitor Pradaxa, notes...

2014-07-26 23:02:52

The FDA Has Changed the Medication Guide for the Testosterone Therapy Drug AndroGel to Include The Risks of Blood Clots in the Legs and Lungs as Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits Rise to 156 Filings Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has released an updated medical guidelines list that includes a new medication guide for AndroGel to include blood clots in the legs and lungs as a serious side-effect of taking the...

2014-07-25 09:47:49

American Academy of Neurology New research suggests that regularly monitoring your pulse after a stroke or the pulse of a loved one who has experienced a stroke may be a simple and effective first step in detecting irregular heartbeat, a major cause of having a second stroke. The study is published in the July 23, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Screening pulse is the method of choice for checking for irregular heartbeat for...

2014-07-23 16:26:55

British Medical Journal publishes biased article regarding PRADAXA RIDGEFIELD, Conn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) wants to set the record straight following misleading statements that the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published today regarding Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). We are concerned that this publication may alarm patients and prompt them to stop taking PRADAXA, thereby increasing their risk of stroke. To be clear, many of the allegations made...

2014-07-23 08:31:14

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Road Medical, Inc., a developer of advanced devices for the transcarotid treatment of intra- and extra-cranial cerebrovascular disease, announced today the appointment of Michael P. Wallace to the position of Chief Technology Officer. In this new role, Michael will lead the company's Research and Development efforts across its family of transcarotid access and treatment devices. Prior to joining Silk Road Medical, Michael was...

2014-07-20 23:02:15

Xarelto Lawsuits Have Been Filed on Behalf of Patients Who Purportedly Suffered Uncontrollable Internal Bleeding and Even Death Due to the Blood-Thinner Medication, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 The attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC have learned through Reuters that almost 10 Xarelto lawsuits have been filed in the United States against Germany-based Bayer AG over its blood-thinning medication. Court records indicate that one of the Xarelto...

2014-07-18 12:49:57

American Heart Association American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Women who were sexually abused as children may show signs of atherosclerosis, an early indication of cardiovascular disease, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. This is the first study to suggest a link between sexual abuse and higher carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) – thickening of the inner lining of the arteries that may indicate early...

2014-07-17 20:23:20

Cypress Creek EMS Wins Two Awards for Outstanding Response Times in 2013 HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital honored local emergency medical service (EMS) professions recently with a celebration luncheon and awards ceremony on the hospital campus during National EMS Week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128494 "Our emergency department and entire hospital staff recognize the value, accomplishments, and critical...

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2014-07-17 04:00:23

Georgia Tech The repetitive facilitation exercise (RFE) is one of the most common rehabilitation tactics for stroke patients attempting to regain wrist movement. Stroke hemiparesis individuals are not able to move that part of their body because they cannot create a strong enough neural signal that travels from the brain to the wrist. With RFE, however, patients get a mental boost. They are asked to think about moving. At the same time, a practitioner flexes the wrist. The goal is to...

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2014-07-17 05:35:17

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Commonly called a brain attack, strokes can lead to paralysis, brain damage, and death. Stroke is currently the number four killer of Americans today, and it is a form of heart disease, which is the number one killer of all Americans. However, researchers with the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health report they have positive new findings concerning the realm of strokes. According to a university statement,...


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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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