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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.


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