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DAWN of a New Day: New Treatment Insights Shared at Atlantic Health's 18th Annual Stroke Symposium

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Time is of the essence when it comes to identifying and treating symptoms of stroke. It’s widely accepted that the sooner treatment is provided, the better the outcome will be. However, new research suggests that all hope isn’t lost ...

Source: TAPinto
Published: 21 May 2018

Stroke: Clinical trial results 'likely to change care practice'

In a new study — the results of which were published in The New England Journal of Medicine — Prof. Johnston and team suggest that taking the anticoagulant clopidogrel, as well as aspirin, can lower an individual's risk of major stroke post-TIA.

Source: Medical News Today
Published: 18 May 2018

How One Patient Protected Himself Against Stroke After TAVR

AS is a progressive disease, and I learned that without treatment, a patient with symptomatic AS has ... I did my homework. I found that stroke is a significant potential side effect of TAVR, and there's no way to predict which patient will suffer a ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 21 May 2018

New tech 'rewires' brain to help stroke patients regain use of their arms

It’s one of the first hospitals in the world to try out an experimental treatment to help people recover from stroke. Vivistim therapy involves the use of a neurotransmitter implanted just below the skin on the chest in a minimally invasive outpatient ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 18 May 2018

CT scan still effective to determine thrombectomy treatment in stroke, study shows

A study led by a neurologist from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) showed that a computed tomography (CT scan) could be sufficient for determining thrombectomy treatment in stroke. The late ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 21 May 2018

Biomaterial developed at UCLA helps regrow brain tissue after stroke in mice

“We tested this in laboratory mice to determine if it would repair the brain and lead to recovery in a model of stroke,” said Dr. S. Thomas Carmichael, professor of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. “The study indicated that ...

Source: UCLA Newsroom
Published: 21 May 2018

CERENOVUS Receives FDA Clearance For Next Generation Stent Retriever Device Used To Treat Ischemic Stroke

"Mechanical thrombectomy with newer generation devices is increasingly becoming standard treatment for acute ischemic stroke," said Osama Zaidat, MD, Stroke and Neuroscience Medical Director of St. Vincent Mercy Hospital, and lead author of the ARISE II ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 21 May 2018

Blocking an immune response in the brain improves stroke recovery in mice

That causes neuron loss and post-stroke inflammation. The team attached an antibody fragment that recognizes these epitopes to a complement blocker dubbed B4Crry. Rodents given a single dose of the treatment had less C3d in their brains, improved ...

Source: FierceBiotech
Published: 21 May 2018

NYU Langone's Center for Stroke and Neurovascular Diseases Launches as Destination for Complex Care

"Our center can treat the most unique and complex cases, providing options for successful surgical treatment that are simply unavailable elsewhere." If a suspected stroke comes in one of NYU Langone's emergency rooms, vascular neurologists are among the ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 21 May 2018

Stroke researchers confirm role of frontal lesions in response to prism treatment

East Hanover, NJ. May 18, 2018. Stroke researchers have confirmed that the presence of frontal cortical lesions moderated response to prism adaptation treatment after right-brain stroke. Their findings are detailed in "Frontal lesions predict response to ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 18 May 2018

Simpler scan still effective in deciding stroke treatment

HOUSTON - (May 18, 2018) - A study led by a neurologist from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) showed that a computed tomography (CT scan) could be sufficient for determining thrombectomy ...

Source: DOTmed
Published: 21 May 2018

Speedy treatment is of the essence to counteract a stroke

I was reading a story in the St Cloud paper last week about a relatively healthy 64-year-old Minnesota farmer who had a stroke, was rushed to the hospital, and is on the way to a complete recovery. He had spoken out because May is American Stroke Month and ...

Source: Hometown Source
Published: 19 May 2018

Frontal cortical lesions moderate response to prism adaptation treatment after stroke

Stroke researchers have confirmed that the presence of frontal cortical lesions moderated response to prism adaptation treatment after right-brain stroke. Their findings are detailed in "Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. The authors are Kelly M.

Source: News Medical
Published: 21 May 2018

Smoking and Parenting; Afib and Stroke: It's PodMed Double T!

Foster School of Medicine here. Elizabeth: Rick ... We know that atrial fibrillation is a pretty significant risk factor for stroke, increasing someone's risk of stroke by about five times if they have that condition. In this study, they took a look ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 19 May 2018

Global Stroke Disorder & Treatment Market 2018: with Prestigious Player Pfizer,Daiichi Sankyo, Bayer Pharma AG And Novartis AG by Insight 2022

The global stroke disorder treatment market has encountered notable growth in the past few years. The primary reason for this expansion is the increased ubiquity of chronic diseases in the general population. In recent times, the demand for stroke disorder ...

Source: openpr.com
Published: 19 May 2018

Stroke patient awarded $25 million

SEATTLE (AP) — A jury in King County has issued a $25 million judgment for a woman who went to Harborview Medical Center’s Stroke Center for treatment in 2013 and suffered a paralyzing turn for the worse while there. The Seattle Times reports the jury ...

Source: The Columbian
Published: 21 May 2018

Medication for blood loss during childbirth shows benefit in stroke patients

TXA treatment may be more effective in patients who exhibit lower ... in the number of people who were left disabled or had died three months after their stroke. "While we failed to show significant benefits three months after stroke, the reduction in ...

Source: cardiovascularbusiness.com
Published: 18 May 2018

Stroke treatment faster thanks to mobile stroke unit

The risk of having a stroke increases as we age and when one does happen, time is of the essence. May is "Stroke Awareness Month" and it's a good time to remind ourselves of the signs of stroke and the importance of getting help as quickly as possible if ...

Source: AZFamily
Published: 11 May 2018

Grady Health System doctor’s app helps direct EMS stroke care

Many hospitals have primary stroke centers that can treat smaller clots with clot-busting medicine, Nogueira explained. However, fewer hospitals have comprehensive stroke centers that can treat severe strokes with a catheter procedure to remove the large ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 18 May 2018

AHA to provide $10M in venture capital to combat heart disease, stroke

The money will be invested in healthcare companies that “can measurably impact the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and stroke and their risk factors, including diabetes," according to an AHA release. Each organization will contribute ...

Source: cardiovascularbusiness.com
Published: 17 May 2018

Lima Memorial health focus: BE FAST in stroke treatment

The numbers are startling. Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States and the No. 1 cause of disability. Every 40 seconds someone in the United States suffers from a stroke, and every 4 minutes someone dies from a stroke. Every year ...

Source: The Lima News
Published: 08 May 2018

Philips, AHA & UPMC Launch $30M Fund to Spur Health Innovation in Heart Disease and Stroke Care

Cardeation Capital will invest in emerging healthcare companies that can measurably impact the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and stroke and their risk factors, including diabetes. Aphelion Capital, a leading healthcare and medical ...

Source: HIT Consultant
Published: 17 May 2018

Jury awards $25M in Seattle hospital stroke case

A jury in King County has issued a $25 million judgment for a woman who went to Harborview Medical Center's Stroke Center for treatment but suffered a paralyzing turn for the worse while there. The Seattle Times reports the jury issued the decision ...

Source: SanLuisObispo
Published: 19 May 2018

Mercy-Des Moines unveils new stroke treatment procedure

Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines has introduced an advanced treatment for stroke patients that studies have shown significantly reduces stroke-related disability and deaths. The treatment, mechanical thrombectomy, is an interventional procedure capable of ...

Source: Business Record
Published: 18 May 2018

TAU Research Team Discovers New Treatment for Stroke

A doctor at Tel Aviv University has come up with a new treatment for stroke and other issues that can restore significant neurological function even years after the initial event. Dr. Shai Efrati, a member of TAU’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine, theorized ...

Source: Arutz Sheva
Published: 15 May 2018

Stroke prevention drug combo shows promise

according to new research published in The New England Journal of Medicine. An international study of 4,881 adults in 10 countries who either had a minor stroke or a TIA showed that people who took clopidogrel plus aspirin had a 25 percent lower risk of a ...

Source: Knowridge
Published: 18 May 2018

Northwestern Medicine Mobile Stroke Unit Delivers Life-Saving Ca - KCTV5

WINFIELD, Ill., May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During an acute stroke blood flow to the brain stops. Every minute that passes without oxygen, another 1.9 million neurons die. With two comprehensive stroke centers, clinical research and a growing ...

Source: KCTV5 News
Published: 03 May 2018

Northwestern Medicine Mobile Stroke Unit Delivers Life-Saving Ca - KMOV.com

WINFIELD, Ill., May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During an acute stroke blood flow to the brain stops. Every minute that passes without oxygen, another 1.9 million neurons die. With two comprehensive stroke centers, clinical research and a growing ...

Source: KMOV
Published: 03 May 2018