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2010-12-02 23:44:09

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

2010-11-30 15:10:56

Women with a history of migraine headache with aura (transient neurological symptoms, mostly visual impairments) are at increased risk of stroke.

2010-10-22 14:12:55

Treating metabolic syndrome and undergoing carotid angioplasty may prevent recurrent stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).

2010-09-20 17:49:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee today voted 9 to 0 in favor of approving dabigatran etexilate for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib).

2010-09-09 15:00:00

Study highlights: - Mexican-American stroke survivors with atrial fibrillation had more than double the risk for a second stroke compared to non-Hispanic white survivors with the disorder. - Strokes were more severe among these Mexican-Americans than among non-Hispanic whites; however, researchers found no major differences in death rates between the two groups. - Researchers said the findings could help physicians develop strategies to prevent recurrent stroke in Mexican-Americans. DALLAS,...

2010-08-10 13:53:59

A quarter of stroke patients discontinue one or more of their prescribed secondary stroke prevention medications within three months of hospitalization for an acute stroke.

2010-06-24 03:47:11

Migraine sufferers who experienced abuse and neglect as children have a greater risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease including stroke and myocardial infarction (MI) among others.

2010-05-28 14:05:01

NEJM authors: Physicians should consider this when tailoring treatment plans to beat stroke.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.