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2014-08-20 03:30:48

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report U.S. hospitalizations and deaths from heart disease and stroke dropped significantly in the last decade, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “Interestingly, these improvements happened in a period when there were no real ‘miracle’ clinical advancements,” said Harlan Krumholz, M.D., S.M., lead author of the “most comprehensive report card to-date” on America’s progress in...

2014-08-13 23:02:06

The Firm is evaluating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered intracranial hemorrhage, spinal and epidural hematoma, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, adrenal bleeding, stroke, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, or death due to their use of the blood thinner. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Xarelto lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/xarelto/lawsuit/) filed on behalf of individuals who were allegedly harmed by the blood thinner continue to mount in U.S....

2014-08-12 23:12:39

New York Drug Liability Lawyer discusses the dangers of the anticoagulant drug Xarelto and the potential risks involved when taking Xarelto. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Xarelto is an oral anticoagulant drug used to prevent blood clots, and also lowers the risk of stroke in patients who have atrial fibrillation. Xarelto’s official website 06/17/2014 states, “People with atrial fibrillation (an irregular heart beat) are at an increased risk of forming a blood clot in the heart, which can...

2014-08-12 23:10:53

The DrugNews Center is the web’s largest source for prescription drug warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The drug safety advocates at DrugNews.net have added a new resource section for patients who have taken the anticoagulant drug Xarelto. Recent reports show internal bleeding complaints for the drug have risen past similar medications*. DrugNews is a free resource providing the latest product recalls, safety...

2014-08-11 12:27:28

Seeking new technology to reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 The American Heart Association today announced the launch of its first Chicago Open Innovation Challenge, a crowdsourced, crowdfunded and judged competition to uncover new innovative tools to prevent or manage heart disease and stroke. The top three finalists will receive grants from the American Heart Association totaling $25,000 and a chance to present at the Heart Innovation Forum in Chicago...

2014-08-11 08:28:58

Results will be announced on Tuesday, September 16 in Washington, D.C. BOSTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) ("InspireMD" or the "Company"), a leader in embolic protection systems ("EPS"), today announced that Professor Joachim Schofer, MD, at the Hamburg University Cardiovascular Center, will present the results of the CARENET (CARotid Embolic protection using microNET) trial at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference, in...

2014-08-08 10:47:23

The Lancet Reduces long-term disability, even in older people and in those with the most severe stroke Many more stroke patients could benefit from thrombolytic treatment (the use of drugs to break up or dissolve blood clots), but it needs to be administered as quickly as possible after the first signs of illness, according to new findings from the largest meta-analysis to date investigating the clot-busting drug alteplase. The study, which involved more than 6700 stroke patients, is...

2014-08-08 10:45:03

Queen Mary, University of London New research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) reveals taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of developing – and dying from – the major cancers of the digestive tract, i.e. bowel, stomach and oesophageal cancer. For the first time, scientists have reviewed all the available evidence from many studies and clinical trials assessing both the benefits and harms of preventive use of aspirin. Conclusions of the study, funded by Cancer...

Many Doctors Don’t Recommend Taking Baby Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attacks, Despite Guidelines
2014-08-08 03:37:55

University of Rochester Medical Center A majority of middle-aged men and women eligible to take aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke do not recall their doctors ever telling them to do so, according to a University of Rochester study of a national sample of more than 3,000 patients. Published online by the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the finding illustrates a common disconnect between public health guidelines and what occurs in clinical practice. The UR study is...

2014-08-07 15:48:11

BMJ-British Medical Journal Study demonstrates benefits of centralizing acute stroke services in urban areas Centralizing acute stroke services can reduce mortality and length of hospital stay, according to a study published on thebmj.com today. Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Each year in England an estimated 125,000 people have a stroke and 40,000 of them die. Centralising means hospitals of differing capability work together to create a centralised...


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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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