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2011-05-10 08:02:32

Approximately 14 percent of all strokes occur during sleep, preventing many from getting clot-busting treatment, according to a study.

2011-04-26 14:35:51

Cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins may help clot-busting drugs treat strokes.

2011-03-03 13:35:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Talecris Biotherapeutics, Inc. (TLCR) announced today that it has been granted orphan drug designation by the European Commission for the development of Plasmin (human) to treat acute peripheral arterial occlusion (aPAO).

2011-02-21 08:11:56

Whether or not you're a fan of Indian, Southeast Asian or Middle Eastern food, stroke researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center say you might become fond of one of their key spices.

2011-02-11 19:06:09

Every minute counts after the onset of a stroke.

2011-02-11 13:26:25

Less than one-third of acute stroke patients treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) receive the clot-busting drug within 60 minutes of their hospital arrival.

2011-02-10 15:38:36

Among patients who have had strokes but aren't sure when symptoms began, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can help distinguish who might benefit from clot-busting drugs while facing acceptable risk.

2011-02-10 12:14:39

Whether or not you're fond of Indian, Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern food, stroke researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center think you may become a fan of one of their key spices.

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2011-02-10 06:00:00

Hospitalization due to stroke rose significantly among Americans under the age of 45, particularly teenage boys and men under 34, between 1994 and 2007.

2011-02-09 13:53:52

Treating mild strokes with the clot-busting drug approved for severe stroke could reduce the number of patients left disabled and save $200 million a year in disability costs.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.