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2012-02-03 19:00:55

Johns Hopkins neurologists report success with a new means of getting rid of potentially lethal blood clots in the brain safely without cutting through easily damaged brain tissue or removing large pieces of skull.

2012-02-02 18:00:59

Stroke experts from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center will present research updates at the International Stroke Conference of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Feb. 1 through Feb. 3 in New Orleans. Highlights include:

2012-02-02 23:05:40

For patients with a type of irregular heart beat called atrial fibrillation (AF), a new anti-clotting drug might be better at preventing clot-related strokes while minimizing the risk of causing a bleeding stroke.

2012-02-01 12:32:42

Clot-busting drugs may be safe for patients who wake up experiencing stroke symptoms.

Substance In Cancer Medicine May Help Prevent Heart Attacks
2011-11-24 06:00:51

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden have been using a substance found in cancer and epilepsy drugs to help stimulate the body’s natural defense mechanism against blood clots.

2011-11-14 23:31:00

A targeted, nanoparticle gelatin-based clot-busting treatment dissolved significantly more blood clots than a currently used drug in an animal study of acute coronary syndrome.

2011-10-04 10:21:27

The use of long-distance video and data hookups to link remote community hospitals with stroke neurologists in large centres provides the same level of care as having everyone in the same room.

2011-10-04 05:53:26

Using long-distance video and data hookups in remote community hospitals to treat stroke, provides the same level of care as having everyone in the same room, according to a new study.


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