Latest transient ischemic attack Stories

2009-12-17 12:44:54

Scientists have developed a new web-based tool that may better predict whether a person will suffer a second stroke within 90 days of a first stroke.

2009-11-16 16:16:43

Research results 'somewhat surprising' because patients are older, have more complicated disease.

2009-09-29 09:45:00

One out of every eight strokes is preceded by a "warning stroke," which is a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or mild stroke.

2009-07-30 09:25:18

Ultrasound can be used to determine a patient's heart risk after a transient ischemic attack (TIA).

2009-06-02 08:00:38

After a stroke, time is of the essence. A new study on second strokes reveals they tend to occur within 24 hours of the initial event.

2009-06-01 16:43:57

About half of all people who have a major stroke following a warning stroke (a transient ischemic attack or mild stroke) have it within 24 hours of the first event, according to research published in the June 2, 2009, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

2009-05-04 07:10:00

Gender differences in symptoms may contribute to delay in treatment for women, signal need to change stroke public health campaigns ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The traditional stroke symptoms are well known and include a sudden onset of numbness or weakness on one side of the body, trouble talking, loss of vision, or coordination problems.

2009-04-17 07:00:00

One in 20 People Who Experience a TIA Are Expected to Suffer a Stroke Within Two Days(1) RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- National Stroke Association and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-03-25 21:53:45

Most people associate stroke with the elderly, but one-third of the some 780,000 U.S. stroke victims each year are under age 65, researchers say.

2009-03-20 08:36:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the last patient has completed treatment in the Phase III Randomized Evaluation of Long term Anticoagulant therapy (RE-LY(R)) study.

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