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2011-02-16 08:15:00

DALLAS, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Medical Center Dallas (Children's) http://childrens.com is launching a critical stroke initiative to diagnose and treat strokes in children.

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.

2011-02-09 13:52:32

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.

2011-02-09 13:49:00

The number of acute ischemic stroke hospitalizations among middle-aged and older men and women fell between 1994 and 2007, but sharply increased among those under age 35 — including teens and children — according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2011.


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