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Dabigatran and Stroke; OSA and Surgery Results; It's PodMed Double T!

We need additional information from that standpoint as well. Elizabeth: Let's turn back to the New England Journal of Medicine and talk about dabigatran for the prevention of stroke. Rick: Dabigatran is an anticoagulant or a blood thinner, and we know that ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 18 May 2019

Stroke treatment: Doctors have more time to help patients, study suggests

Thrombolytic medicine, which helps break up blood clots, typically is administered to treat an ischemic stroke within 4½ hours of the start of symptoms. Yet the study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, suggests that treatment ...

Source: CNN on
Published: 13 May 2019

Faster door-to-needle time speeds up stroke treatment

When a person is having a stroke, getting treatment fast is critical because it can save brain tissue from permanent damage. About 80% of strokes are ischemic strokes, which are caused by a blockage of a blood vessel in the brain that leaves the ...

Published: 15 May 2019

Thrombectomies are transforming how doctors treat stroke cases

The ability to reverse disability, allowing patients to walk and speak to their families again, regaining their quality of life, inspires our efforts to get stroke patients where they need to be as quickly as possible to receive the treatment they need.

Source: The Journal News
Published: 17 May 2019

New stroke treatment moves toward clinical trials

A stroke treatment developed by researcher Byron Ford at the University of California, Riverside, has moved toward clinical trials. The treatment focuses on neuregulins, a family of naturally occurring proteins that has shown promise for treating stroke, a ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 10 May 2019

A new treatment for stroke in mice reduces brain damage and promotes motor recovery

Brain injuries like stroke can be debilitating and require time-sensitive treatment. Clotting factors like thrombin are commonly administered to patients, but there are many other stroke-related ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 13 May 2019

New guidelines extend treatment window for stroke

A new study from the New England Journal of Medicine has the potential to make a big difference in the lives of millions of Americans. The study states that some patients can receive a procedure ...

Source: 6abc Action News
Published: 07 May 2019

May is Stroke is Awareness Month: Awareness is key to treatment, prevention

CEDAR RAPIDS — Julie McGraw doesn’t have diabetes, has no family history or any other risk factors that could have indicated to her she was at risk for a stroke. But in February 2018, an odd sensation in her left arm and a feeling something wasn’t ...

Source: The Gazette
Published: 14 May 2019

‘World Class Neuroscience To Your Driveway’: Bucks County Unveils Lifesaving Mobile Stroke Unit

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Survival depends on quick treatment. Now, instead of racing to the hospital, a mini, specialized hospital on wheels can come to you.

Source: CBS Local
Published: 16 May 2019

5 things to cut out of your diet right now to reduce high blood pressure and lower the risk of heart failure

Claudia Campos, associate professor of general internal medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine An ... a cluster of heart disease, diabetes and stroke risk factors, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 16 May 2019

Another NOAC Flops for Prevention After Cryptogenic Stroke

Data from the trial's 19-month follow-up were published in the May 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Preliminary report of the results came out at the World Stroke Congress in 2018. "Post hoc analysis suggested that dabigatran may have had ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 16 May 2019

National Stroke Awareness Month


Source: WXII 12 NEWS
Published: 16 May 2019

Mayo Clinic Minute: Think 'FAST' when recognizing stroke symptoms

If someone is suffering a stroke, every second counts. And the faster a patient receives treatment, the better the odds for a positive outcome.

Source: Post-Bulletin
Published: 17 May 2019

Medicine like 'magic': Tiny device reduces stroke risk in patients with irregular heartbeats

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Source: Omaha
Published: 12 May 2019

Long-term decline in stroke greater in older adults

Aparicio, MD, MPH, assistant professor of neurology at Boston University School of Medicine. The researchers studied trends in the rate of ischemic stroke among two age groups in the Framingham ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 16 May 2019

Indy man credits IU Health Mobile Stroke Unit for saving his life: ‘We need more than one truck’

The Mobile Stroke Unit was able to save his life. He didn’t have to have surgery because the clot was already gone by the time he arrived at the hospital, thanks to the medicine Mackey ordered ...

Source: FOX59 News
Published: 16 May 2019

Memorial Health earns primary stroke certification

... and the American Stroke Association and affirms that Memorial Health provides full-spectrum stroke care — defined as diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education — and establishes clear metrics to evaluate outcomes. Memorial's stroke program ...

Source: Savannah Morning News
Published: 17 May 2019

IU Health patient says hospital's mobile stroke unit saved his life

"Most of the studies are showing that this mobile unit cuts that time to treatment by 30 to 45 minutes, which is a lot of brain cells," Dr. Mackey told WXIN. IU Health is currently part of a nationwide research study on the impact of mobile stroke units.

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 17 May 2019

Recognizing a stroke can save your life

“And for EMS people, recognizing a stroke and getting the patient to the closest medical facility for initial treatment is key. One of our biggest struggles comes when people do not know what is happening. A stroke victim needs to call 911 as fast as they ca

Source: Foster's Daily Democrat
Published: 16 May 2019

Chronic Diseases Management Market Driving Trends, Treatment Analysis and Growth Register at CAGR of 17.5% by 2023 – Shared in Detailed Report 2019

However, high cost of the treatment may slow the market growth during the period ... On the basis of the application, it is segmented into asthma, cancer, cardiovascular, diabetes, stroke, and others. On the basis of the deployment, it is segmented into ...

Source: Medgadget
Published: 16 May 2019

PA Firefighter Dies After Stroke

had been performing scene safety at a vehicle accident at around 1 p.m. Sunday when he suffered the stroke, the U.S. Fire Administration stated in an online update. He was taken to Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital, where he eventually was ...

Source: Firehouse
Published: 18 May 2019

Stroke drug cocktail normalizes brain fluids, restores movement in mice

Their brain potassium levels stayed high, and they showed no benefits from the treatment, the team reported. RELATED: Acticor's blood thinner cuts hemorrhage risk in human study, could offer hope for acute stroke Several research groups are exploring ...

Source: FierceBiotech
Published: 13 May 2019

Nurse assistant makes miraculous recovery after having a stroke during pregnancy

It's the underlying reason the stroke happened. "We got a CT scan of her head and ... "With the baby in place you're treating two people inside one body, and that made the treatment of Sam particularly in the post-operative course with blood pressure ...

Source: WBAY
Published: 16 May 2019

Ask the Doctors: A stroke can happen at any age

These so-called “mini strokes” can sometimes be precursors to a major stroke, so it’s important to take TIAs seriously and seek medical treatment immediately. Signs of stroke include sudden weakness or numbness in a limb or in the face, often on just ...

Source: Aberdeen American News
Published: 18 May 2019

Stroke Disorder and Treatment Market Development and Industry Opportunities with Upcoming Trends and Market Drivers by 2022

The Global Stroke Disorder And Treatment Market is presumed to demonstrate a healthy CAGR during the forecast period (2016-2022) owing to the rising high blood pressure patients, asserts Market Research Future (MRFR). Heart problems and brain problems are ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 09 May 2019

Wentworth-Douglass to host Stroke Awareness Month Lunch & Learn May 30

“The sooner a stroke is diagnosed, the sooner treatment and recovery can occur," says Dr. Usher, who is also the Stroke Program Director at Wentworth-Douglass. "Knowing the stroke symptoms and getting immediate attention at a comprehensive stroke center ...

Source: Foster's Daily Democrat
Published: 16 May 2019

Time: The huge game changer for treatment of stroke, a podcast

In this 1:2:1 podcast, Greg Albers, director of the Stanford Stroke Center, joins host Paul Costello in conversation about the latest in stroke research. When the TV heartthrob, Luke Perry, of "Beverly Hills, 90210" fame, died of a stroke in March, it was ...

Source: Stanford Daily
Published: 07 May 2019

KVCC grad to pursue new career path after stroke, son’s cancer diagnosis

Joe Seigars, of Palermo, went back to school after a minor stroke forced him into a new career ... “It was hard trying to fit all that in and also be there for Jacob during his treatment,” said Seigars, who is also the father of four other children.

Source: Kennebec Journal
Published: 17 May 2019

New stroke therapy at local hospital

She says this treatment can be effective in patients who've waited up to a day after having a stroke before seeking treatment. "If we're able to get that clot out quickly enough a patient's symptoms can actually go away while they're on the table," she adds.

Published: 17 May 2019

Community Healthcare System's Stroke & Diabetes Awareness Fair highlights local innovation and healthy living

“Strokes impact everybody—just about everyone knows someone who’s had a stroke,” Gupta said. “We just want to get the word out on prevention and information to get people to the hospital on time, because there’s a lot of life-altering ...

Source: Valpolife
Published: 17 May 2019