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2014-02-10 23:01:16

FDA Launches Safety Study of Prescription Testosterone Therapy Drugs after Studies Link Testosterone Treatment to Heart Attacks, Strokes and Death New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Alonso Krangle LLP, an experienced defective drug injury law firm, is now evaluating testosterone therapy lawsuits on behalf of men who suffered heart attacks, strokes and other life-threatening cardiovascular events, allegedly due to their use of AndroGel and other prescription testosterone treatments....

2013-11-21 23:19:59

The Firm is evaluating dialysis lawsuits on behalf of individuals who experienced life-threatening cardiac events, including heart attacks, strokes, and sudden cardiac death, allegedly due to GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Hundreds of GranuFlo lawsuit (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) claims filed in the wake of last year’s recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to move forward in a federal...

Link Synthetic Marijuana And Stroke
2013-11-20 08:49:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Neurologists from the University of Southern Florida (USF) have discovered a link between smoking synthetic marijuana and strokes in otherwise healthy young adults. Their findings, reported online in the journal Neurology Tuesday, feature case studies of two siblings who both experienced acute ischemic strokes shortly after smoking the substance known as spice. This type of stroke occurs when an artery to the brain becomes...

2013-11-19 23:29:48

Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP discusses recent research demonstrating the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish oil on heart disease, cancer, and strokes. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The American Heart Association states that heart disease, cancer, and strokes are the three leading causes of death in the United States. Recent research reports reveal that these three diseases can be reduced by consuming omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil reports Sturgeon Bay,...

Improved Blood Pressure Guidelines May Prevent More Heart Attacks
2013-11-06 09:29:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Rethinking the approach to treating high blood pressure with medication could prevent over one-fourth of heart attacks and strokes, as well as lower the overall use of medication, according to a new study in the journal Circulation. "Drugs that lower blood pressure are among the most effective and commonly used medications in the country, but we believe they can be used dramatically more effectively," said study author Dr. Jeremy...

2013-10-28 11:37:53

The final results of a stroke prevention study in patients with narrowed brain arteries confirm earlier findings: Medication plus lifestyle changes are safer and more effective at preventing stroke than a surgical technique called stenting. Enrollment in the trial was halted two years ago when it became apparent that stenting was associated with a higher risk of early strokes and death. "Surgical interventions often have increased risk of complications early on, so we continued to...

Vitamin B Effects On Stroke Risk May Be Bittersweet
2013-09-20 10:58:32

[ Watch the Video: Stroke Risk May Be Reduced With Vitamin B Regimen ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There’s currently a debate about the effectiveness of vitamin B in reducing strokes and heart attacks, with some saying diets rich in B vitamins may actually increase one’s risk of stroke. New research, however,  suggests vitamin B reduces the risk of stroke by seven percent, though it does not reduce the severity of a stroke or the risk of death from a...

Stroke Affecting More And More Young Americans
2013-09-04 05:14:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online At least half a million Americans between the ages of 18 and 44 have suffered a stroke, according to recently-published research appearing in the peer-reviewed journal Neurology. According to Jose Biller, a neurologist with Loyola University Medical Center and a co-author of the study, and his colleagues, between 532,000 and 852,000 people in those age groups have suffered a stroke. The investigators also report that 15 percent...

2013-09-03 23:01:35

The Firm is investigating GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who allegedly suffered catastrophic heart side effects, including heart attacks, strokes, and sudden cardiac death, related to the GranuFlo recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.granuflodialysislawsuits.com/) filed in the wake of the March 2012 recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to mount in...

2013-07-19 11:58:03

Blacks and those with a larger waist circumference, diabetes, and history of heart attacks or strokes at highest risk -Researchers found a strong, graded association between worse kidney function and the presence of hypertension that is resistant to medications. -More than 50% of individuals with moderate CKD had resistant hypertension. -Among people with CKD, blacks and those with a larger waist circumference, diabetes, and a history of heart attacks or strokes were more likely to have...