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2011-01-13 18:21:10

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has proposed metrics that healthcare professionals can use to monitor the diagnosis and treatment of patients at stroke centers to help improve the quality of care stroke patients receive.

2011-01-11 09:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nfocus Neuromedical, Inc., an innovative medical device company with a focus on the next generation treatment for brain aneurysms, today announced that the company received U.S.

2011-01-05 06:00:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that it has obtained an exclusive license from The Regents of the University of California to a new series of antifibrinolytic agents.

2010-12-15 14:53:16

A synthetic derivative of the curry spice turmeric, made by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, dramatically improves the behavioral and molecular deficits seen in animal models of ischemic stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI).

2010-12-02 23:44:09

Healthy lifestyle choices and emergency room interventions can help prevent first-time strokes.

2010-11-22 00:00:41

A new technique that combines the heat and energy of ultrasound with highly targeted delivery of clot-busting drugs appears to be an effective treatment for patients with acute massive pulmonary embolism (PE), commonly referred to as a blood clot in the lung, was presented today at the 37th Annual VEITHsymposium (Vascular Surgery) in New York by Dr.

2010-11-10 11:39:40

The clot-busting drug rt-PA remains the most beneficial proven emergency treatment for strokes caused by blood clots.

2010-11-09 12:22:44

Patients with stroke who experience improvement within one hour of receiving the clot-dissolving medication tissue plasminogen activator appear more likely to do well three months later.

2010-11-02 15:26:24

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain could expand the number of stroke patients eligible for a potentially life-saving treatment.


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