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2014-06-28 09:50:54

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Larry Ambrose was diagnosed as having a stroke a few days after he woke up one night, wandered into his kitchen and couldn't read the time on his microwave. Ambrose, like 25 percent of all stroke patients, experienced a cryptogenic ischemic stroke, meaning physicians were unable to determine a cause. For these patients, physicians believe atrial fibrillation, the most common type of arrhythmia (abnormal heart beat), may occur without the patient's...

2014-06-26 23:08:25

HealthFair Chief Medical Officer Disagrees with the United States Preventive Services Task Force Current Recommendations for Carotid Artery Stenosis. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 In February 2014, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published a draft of their review and recommendations concerning screening for carotid artery stenosis (CAS). The panel concluded with moderate certainty against screening for CAS. Now “moderate certainty” means that the...

2014-06-26 08:28:27

Idarucizumab being evaluated to specifically reverse the anticoagulant effect of PRADAXA RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to idarucizumab*, an investigational fully humanized antibody fragment, or Fab, being studied as a specific antidote for Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). "Boehringer Ingelheim is pleased that the...

2014-06-25 23:17:13

Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City has received two of the most prestigious honors awarded to stroke programs by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for excellence in the treatment of stroke patients: Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and the Target: Stroke Honor Roll. Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City has received top honors from the American Heart Association/American Stroke...

2014-06-25 23:15:50

Testosterone lawyers announce new FDA testosterone warning information; Androgel Testosterone Lawsuits, a website of the Onder Law Firm, provides up-to-date testosterone lawsuit news and no-obligation case review with a lawyer. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 An important testosterone lawsuit news update is now available at The Onder Law Firm’s Androgel Testosterone Lawsuits website, say national attorneys handling testosterone lawsuits for cases of heart attack and stroke. The news...

2014-06-25 20:22:11

Sequoia also re-certified as Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital has added cutting-edge technology to its Emergency Room team to combat stroke--a telemedicine robot designed to quickly diagnose patients with stroke symptoms. Sequoia is the first hospital on the Peninsula to offer this technology. The robot, called the RP-VITA(TM) and nicknamed "Rosie" after the robot on The Jetsons...

2014-06-24 23:00:21

Author and stroke survivor Gordon Davies uses his years of experience to write an empathic and informative book for fellow stroke survivors and their families. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The deadly affliction called a stroke or a cerebrovascular accident is often described as a silent killer and it can strike without any warning or preliminary symptoms. To suffer a stroke is a grave matter; not only does it change one’s lifestyle and abilities, it also affects one’s family. In “What’s...

2014-06-24 08:32:27

OAKLAND, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 15-year study found that HIV-positive individuals had a 40 percent increased risk of ischemic stroke, however stroke rates were nearly the same for HIV-positive individuals with high CD4 cell counts as for HIV-negative subjects. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The study, published recently in AIDS, the official journal of the International AIDS Society, covered the years 1996 through 2011 and included nearly...

2014-06-23 23:11:48

Lawyers representing national Androgel lawsuits at The Onder Law Firm update FDA warning information on testosterone risks and offer free Androgel lawsuit case review for individuals seeking to file an Androgel testosterone lawsuit related to heart attack or stroke. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Attorneys handling Androgel lawsuits at The Onder Law Firm are providing up-to-date Androgel information at their website, the Androgel Testosterone Lawsuit Center, in light of a June 19,...

2014-06-23 20:21:17

Hospital Presented with Stroke Quality Achievement Award HOUSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 150 community members attended an educational event on the Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital campus on May 29, 2014. Held in the Swadesh Khurana Healing Garden, guests were offered a free stroke risk assessment upon arrival, measuring their risk factors and assessing their knowledge regarding stroke signs and symptoms. Lunch was provided for all attendees, and the...


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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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