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Animal-assistance pilot scheme at Hutt Hospital a success for stroke ...

Independent Community Newspaper-12 hours ago

Like many occupational therapists Kerry McKiernan works with stroke patients but it's her different – and animal-centric – approach that is ...

 

Researchers discover critical differences in the clots that cause a stroke

Medical Xpress-Sep 11, 2018

There are two main treatments for stroke caused by a clot in a blood vessel in the brain. One treatment, mechanical thrombectomy, involves ...

 

ELI TOMAC ON FACTORY BUILT KAWASAKI KX250 TWO-STROKE ...

Dirt Bike Magazine-Oct 3, 2018

Eli Tomac is the latest top racer to be filmed on a factory built two-stroke machine. See him ripping around his Cortez Colorado training facility ...

 

Leading the Pack in Mobile Stroke Care

EMSWorld (press release) (blog)-Sep 30, 2018

While in service for just over a year, Capital Health's Mobile Stroke and Neuro Unit (MSU) has already made a positive impact in the way stroke ...

 

Dementia risk doubles right after a stroke

Reuters-Sep 6, 2018

(Reuters Health) - People who have recently experienced a stroke may be more than twice as likely to develop dementia than individuals who ...

 

Aspen boys golf leads by a stroke after Day 1 of state tournament

Aspen Times-Oct 1, 2018

BOULDER — Jack Pevny felt like money on the greens, and that paid off for the Aspen High School junior Monday on the first day of the Class ...

 

Is Netflix's Interactive TV Plan a Stroke of Genius, or a Travesty?

Vanity Fair-Oct 1, 2018

If adding a “Skip Intro” button was controversial, it's hard to imagine the firestorm that Netflix's latest idea could ignite. According to a new report, ...

 

Stroke centers may be penalized for accepting sicker transfer patients

Cardiovascular Business-Sep 21, 2018

Risk-adjustment models assessing hospitals' stroke outcomes should include patient transfer status, argue the authors of a new study, who ...

 

International neurointerventional societies outline new criteria for ...

NeuroNews International-Sep 13, 2018

Thirteen neurointerventional societies have released new guidelines outlining the criteria for Level 1, 2 and 3 stroke centres that provide acute ...

 

UVA begins on-ambulance trial for new stroke drug

CBS19 News-Oct 1, 2018

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A recent FDA approval will allow the University of Virginia to test a new drug on stroke patients ...

 

7 tips from a dietitian on how to prevent a stroke

Health24-Sep 19, 2018

September is Heart and Stroke Awareness Month in South Africa. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa, 10 people in ...

Societies set guidelines for acute ischemic stroke interventions

Healio-Sep 18, 2018

Thirteen neurointerventional societies set guidelines for centers providing acute ischemic strokeinterventions, including volume thresholds.

 

Jerry Falwell opens up about heart procedure in wake of two strokes

WDBJ7-Oct 3, 2018

A blessing, Falwell says, because in 2016 he suffered two stroke. "They did every test imaginable," said Falwell. "They could see the hole in my ...

 

Electrical Exoskeleton-Assisted Gait Training Effective for Improving ...

Neurology Advisor-Sep 27, 2018

Patients with stroke were randomly assigned to either intervention (n=18) or control (n=16). In the intervention group, participants received ...

 

HealthDay

Patients with sepsis at higher risk of stroke, heart attack after hospital ...

Science Daily-Sep 10, 2018

Patients with sepsis are at increased risk of stroke or myocardial infarction (heart attack) in the first 4 weeks after hospital discharge, according ...

Blood Infection Sepsis Tied to Heart Attack, Stroke
HealthDay-Sep 10, 2018

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Skidding Markakis Seeks First-Half Stroke For Playoffs

Forbes-Sep 30, 2018

As the Atlanta Braves prepare for an unexpected trip to the baseball playoffs, their fortunes ride on the back of a local hero with an uncertain ...

 

Little girl, 8, determined to dance, run and ride her bike again after ...

The Sun-Oct 3, 2018

Recalling the day of Issy's stroke, Candice, from Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, says: “It was the typical early morning, shovelling breakfast and ...

Antioxidant reduces risk for second heart attack, stroke

Science Daily-Sep 4, 2018

Doctors have long known that in the months after a heart attack or stroke, patients are more likely to have another attack or stroke. Now, a paper ...

 

Driver has stroke, crashes into doctor's office

News 12 Westchester-Oct 1, 2018

A driver had a stroke and crashed into his doctor's office Monday morning in Yonkers. Dr. Nadem Sayegh, who owns the building, tells News 12 ...

Motorist slams into Yonkers doctor's office after apparently having stroke
New York Daily News-Oct 1, 2018

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GoTHERAPY, Stroke Association Support Network Assists 50 Stroke ...

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)-3 hours ago

GoTHERAPY in partnership with the Stroke Association Support Network–Ghana has helped stroke victims gain access to quality rehabilitation ...

 

Telemedicine Helps Reach Stroke Patients in Rural Illinois

Illinois Newsroom-21 hours ago

Two years ago, Donna Patton became one of the nearly 800,000 Americans who suffer a stroke each year. She still remembers waking up from ...

 

Port Herald News Now

Effect of Variation in Published Stroke Rates on the Net Clinical ...

Annals of Internal Medicine-Sep 24, 2018

Stroke rates in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) who are not receiving anticoagulant therapy vary widely across published studies; ...

 

Sports and Weather Right Now

73-year-old Hale Irwin stroke back at Pebble Beach

FOXSports.com-Sep 28, 2018

Marco Dawson, Ken Tanigawa and Olin Browne were a stroke back with Irwin, also opening at Pebble Beach. They will play par-71 Poppy Hills ...

 

Are you stroke-aware?

Sedalia Democrat-Sep 18, 2018

It's important to know the warning signs of stroke and to respond quickly. But it's just as important to know ways you can decrease your own or a ...

 

Shidler recovering at Rehab Hospital of the Pacific after suffering a ...

Pacific Business News (Honolulu)-19 hours ago

Shidler, 72, had the stroke on Sept. 23 in Honolulu after returning from Seattle, where he attended a ceremony to mark his gift of ground leases ...

2 Northwestern hospitals receive quality improvement award for stroke ...

Becker's Hospital Review-Sep 26, 2018

The hospitals, both part of Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine, were honored for their joint initiative to improve acute care stroke ...

 

7-Year-Old Thought He Had A Headache, Ends Up Suffering From A ...

Shared (blog)-4 hours ago

When we hear that someone has suffered a stroke, we usually imagine them to be a sickly senior - not a healthy child. Most of us typically see ...

 

Medscape

Mediterranean-style diet may lower women's stroke risk

Science Daily-Sep 21, 2018

One of the largest and longest-running efforts to evaluate the potential benefits of the Mediterranean-style diet in lowering risk of stroke found ...

Mediterranean Diet Especially Protective Against Stroke in Women?
Medscape-Sep 21, 2018

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Woman thought her selfies looked strange - then realized she was ...

Miami Herald-Sep 7, 2018

Her face and lips looked distorted and droopy, which she recognized as symptoms of a stroke because she'd had a small one before, the paper ...

Woman says she'll stop making fun of people taking selfies after ...
Yahoo Lifestyle-Sep 6, 2018

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Drop in Long-Term Stroke Complications with Newer LVAD

MedPage Today-Sep 19, 2018

Stroke rates were 10.1% and 19.2% in the first 2 years following placement of the HeartMate 3 and HeartMate II devices, respectively (P=0.02), ...

 

Inflammation keeps heart attack and stroke at bay

Medical News Today-Sep 21, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that each year in the United States, around 795,000 people have a stroke and ...

 

'Humor is part of my story': Minister recovers from stroke with T-Rex ...

Quad City Times-Sep 25, 2018

The Rev. Taryn Cleaves of Bettendorf uses her sense of humor and creativity not only in her ministry but also to help her along her personal ...

 

New technique can reverse disabilities brought on by stroke

Valley morning Star-Sep 8, 2018

For years, medical care for strokes involved the use of an IV to dissolve the clot. That method is still used for milder cases. However, a new ...

 

Indomitable real estate icon Virginia Cook wages valiant comeback ...

Dallas News-Sep 30, 2018

It's been a rough and arduous road to recovery, and there's still much left for her to regain. The stroke paralyzed her right side, and her speech ...

 

ReNeuroGen's drug could reverse effects of stroke, MS

BizTimes.com (Milwaukee)-Sep 30, 2018

Product: Treatment for stroke and MS. Employees: Two. Goal: Raise $1.75 million seed round for pre-clinical trials. Experience: Pritchard is a ...

 

HealthDay

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lowered Stroke Risk for Women

MedPage Today-Sep 20, 2018

Adhering to a Mediterranean-style eating plan was tied to a 6% drop in stroke risk among men and a 17% reduction across the population, the ...

Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men
HealthDay-Sep 20, 2018

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Fox Cities hosts annual heart and stroke walk

Fox11online.com-Sep 29, 2018

GRAND CHUTE (WLUK) -- Cardiovascular disease is blamed for one death every 38 seconds. That information is according to the American ...

 

Detroit woman says selfies alerted her to stroke, saved her life

Fox News-Sep 6, 2018

Branch, who had suffered a stroke in June 2016, said she saw her face drooping on one side, and that she started losing her balance so she ...

 

Master's student reseacher passionate about helping children with ...

UCalgary News-6 hours ago

Stroke at birth affects one in 3,000 children in Canada, resulting in life-long disabilities. Hollis is the recent awardee of one of the University of ...

 

The Mediterranean diet reduces stroke risk, too

Medical News Today-Sep 22, 2018

When it comes to alleged health benefits, the Mediterranean diet fares incredibly well. Increasing one's intake of fresh fish, nuts, fruits, cereals, ...

 

2018 PRO CIRCUIT KTM 125 PROJECT: TWO-STROKE TUESDAY

Dirt Bike Magazine-Oct 2, 2018

On this week's Two-Stroke Tuesday we give you an exclusive first look at or latest KTM 125 project with Pro Circuit and WP North America.

We need to talk about sexuality after stroke

EurekAlert (press release)-Sep 6, 2018

Stroke survivors and their partners are not adequately supported to deal with changes to their relationships, self-identity, gender roles and ...

 

Submarines will soon have arms gentle enough to stroke a puppy

Siliconrepublic.com-Oct 3, 2018

Engineers have found a way to equip submarines with soft robotic arms that are gentle enough to stroke a puppy's fur. Whether they're used to ...

 

Stroke survivors urged to get moving again

Oldham Chronicle-11 hours ago

The Stroke Association has launched its new Moving Forward After Strokeprogramme in Oldham, to help local stroke survivors get more active.

 

Bionik's InMotion robotics system can improve motion after a stroke

VentureBeat-Sep 13, 2018

Three decades ago, a team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Newman Laboratory for Biomechanics and Human Rehabilitation ...

 

Stroke Retreat Camp to be held in Red Lodge

KTVQ Billings News-Sep 28, 2018

It is a two-and-a-half day camp held at Rock Creek Resort for stroke ... after they've had their stroke,” stroke program nurse Penny Clifton said.

 

Net Benefit of Anticoagulants for A-Fib Varies With Stroke Rate

Neurology Advisor-Sep 28, 2018

HealthDay News — There is variation in the net clinical benefit of anticoagulants based on variation in published atrial fibrillation (AF) stroke ...

 

Stroke patients treated at a teaching hospital are less likely to be ...

NeuroNews International-Sep 11, 2018

Stroke patients appear to receive better care at teaching hospitals with less chance of landing back in hospital during the early stages of ...

 

Common painkillers double risk of heart attack, stroke, study says

Atlanta Journal Constitution-Sep 5, 2018

Many people reach for painkillers to get rid of headaches or reduce fever, but some of those common medicines could raise your risk of heart disease or stroke, ...

Prescription Painkiller Boosts Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News-Sep 5, 2018

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Regular, low-intensity exercise reduces severity of stroke

EurekAlert (press release)-Sep 19, 2018

(Boston)--Stroke significantly impacts the ability of individuals to function independently. Research suggests that individuals who are physically ...

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