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2014-07-31 17:18:15

World Heart Federation Examining the remarkably preserved mummies of five ancient cultures, the Horus mummy research team discovered atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries due to build up of fatty deposits) was present in humans long before we acquired modern lifestyles. In a paper published in this month's edition of Global Heart (the journal of the World Heart Federation) the Horus team describes potential causes that could have led to atherosclerosis in ancient times, the...

2014-07-30 23:14:01

With the rising popularity of “boutique surgeries” being offered by less qualified specialists, ANS has launched an awareness campaign to educate the community on the importance of choosing a neurosurgeon for an accurate diagnosis and to dismiss the idea that you only go to a neurosurgeon when surgery is needed. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Stroke Treatment Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists continues to be a leader in the war against stroke. In 2012, ANS became the first...

2014-07-30 12:30:01

Growth Will Be Driven Primarily By Adoption of Devices to Treat Stroke and Venous Thromboembolism, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States clot management device market will expand through 2022, particularly in the later years. This will be primarily as a result of increasing uptake of neurovascular embolectomy devices, designed for treating stroke patients, as well as...

2014-07-30 10:01:14

American College of Cardiology Study finds more education, research needed for preventing heat stroke death Heat stroke is 10 times more likely than cardiac events to be life-threatening for runners during endurance races in warm climates, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The authors noted the findings may play a role in the ongoing debate over pre-participation ECG screenings for preventing sudden death in athletes by offering...

2014-07-30 08:28:21

National Children's Entertainment Center Raises Awareness and Funds through Active Kids = Healthy Hearts ATLANTA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monkey Joe's, a children's entertainment franchise filled with indoor jumps, slides and obstacle courses, announces its continued national support of the American Heart Association, the largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke. During the month of August, participating Monkey Joe's locations will...

2014-07-29 23:02:33

The NIH awarded NJIT’s Sergei Adamovich and Rutgers colleague Eugene Tunik, Ph.D., PT, $1.3 million to continue helping people recover from the debilitating effects of a stroke. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Helping people recover from the debilitating effects of a stroke is an immensely complex challenge that requires deep knowledge of neurophysiology as well as effective therapy. Advancing such knowledge to improve therapeutic options and outcomes has been the primary focus of...

2014-07-29 23:01:01

The manufacturer of the testosterone injection, Delatestryl, is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the company failed to warn about the risk of cardiovascular events, including blood clot, stroke, heart attack, and death. There have been global, mounting concerns about the risks of testosterone replacement drugs after regulators began investigating the issue; the safety reviews were prompted by two studies showing a higher risk of cardiovascular issues in men who use testosterone...

2014-07-29 12:35:52

Study Announced at Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 11th Annual Meeting COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New technology in the form of a magnetically-assisted remote-controlled catheter (MARC) which could allow physicians to see and assess brain tissue more clearly while treating a stroke may hold promise, according to study authors who released their findings today at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) 11(th) Annual...

jogging for life
2014-07-29 05:55:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Running can significantly reduce a person’s risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, but you don’t have to be preparing for a marathon to see the benefits, according to a new study appearing in Monday’s edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. While the US government and the World Health Organization (WHO) each recommend 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity activity each week, the study found that as...

2014-07-28 20:24:37

Stroke is the number four cause of death in the United States SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center announced today that it has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Stroke is the number four cause of death and a leading cause of adult...


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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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