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1107 Articles Matching "stroke"

High Blood Pressure at Doctor's Could Signal Danger

Jun 12, 2019 , WebMD
People who had untreated “white-coat hypertension” had double the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke compared with people with normal blood...
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Midlife Diabetes Can Really Raise Your Odds for Stroke Years Later

Jun 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Midlife Diabetes Can Really Raise Your Odds for Stroke Years LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Zocor vs. Livalo

Jun 07, 2019 , RxList
Zocor (simvastatin) and Livalo (pitavastatin) are HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (“statins”) that lower lipids and cholesterol levels used in conjunction with lifestyle changes such as a low-fat, low cholesterol diet, and exercise to reduce the chances of cardiovascular disease and ischemic strokes in patients with elevated lipids and cholesterol....
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Zocor vs. Pravachol

Jun 07, 2019 , RxList
Zocor (simvastatin) and Pravachol (pravastatin) are HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors ("statins") that lower lipids and cholesterol levels used in conjunction with lifestyle changes such as a low-fat, low cholesterol diet, and exercise to reduce the chances of cardiovascular disease and ischemic strokes in patients with elevated lipids and...
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Midlife Diabetes Can Raise Your Stroke Chances Later

Jun 07, 2019 , WebMD
People who had type 2 diabetes in their 40s or 50s had a 30% greater chance of a stroke caused by a blood clot, researchers...
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FDA Issues Clearance For The ReStore™ Exo-Suit, The First Soft Robotic System For Stroke Therapy

Jun 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
ReWalk Robotics, Ltd. (Nasdaq: RWLK) ("ReWalk" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of robotic medical devices for individuals with lower limb disabilities, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has cleared the Company's ReStore soft exo-suit system for sale to reha......
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Balloons, Pills, Sleeves: Weight Loss Options Grow

Jun 06, 2019 , WebMD
Nearly 40% of U.S. adults are obese, putting them at a higher risk of earlier death, heart disease, stroke, some cancers, and gallbladder disease, among other...
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US Soldiers Have Worse Heart Health Than Civilians

Jun 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Active duty Army personnel have worse cardiovascular health compared to people of similar ages in the civilian population, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Researchers compa......
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Are Stem Cells The Future Of Stroke Treatment?

Jun 04, 2019 , Forbes
While stem cell research, medical practices and “treatments” have made headlines for years, the truth is that the stem cell world closely resembles the Wild West. To date, there has been very little evidence that they work, thus leaving a lot of room for snake oils and exaggerated...
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AHA News: Is It Fatigue -- Or a Stroke? Women Shouldn't Ignore These Warning Signs

Jun 04, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Is It Fatigue -- Or a Stroke? Women Shouldn't Ignore These Warning SignsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/31/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/3/2019 12:00:00...
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Research Study That Could Help Millions With Common Heart Problem

Jun 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The University of Nebraska Medical Center is involved in a clinical research study that will test -- for the first time – whether a device approved by the Food and Drug Administration to reduce the chance of stroke in people with atrial fibrillation, can be safely implanted in people without using b......
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RAPID® Imaging Platform Expands Options For Speedy Stroke Treatment At Atlantic Health System Neuroscience

Jun 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When a person suffers a stroke, time is of the essence--every minute counts. Recognizing how vital it is that stroke neurosurgeons and neurologists receive timely information about the type of stroke a person is having so they can decide on the best treatment, Atlantic Health System Neuroscience rec......
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AHA News: A Stroke at 50 Altered Woman's Life, But Not Her Family's Love

May 31, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: A Stroke at 50 Altered Woman's Life, But Not Her Family's LoveCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/29/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/30/2019 12:00:00...
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Ten Ways To Stay Safe And Well When Temperatures Soar

May 29, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Dehydration, sunburn, heatstroke, insect bites, rashes, and lacerations – summer can spell health meltdown with a seemingly endless list of unsightly, uncomfortable, and potentially lethal hazards. The good news is that the vast majority of them are preventable if you take the necessary precautions.......
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AHA News: With Grit and Gratitude, Stroke Survivor Plays On

May 25, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: With Grit and Gratitude, Stroke Survivor Plays OnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2019 12:00:00...
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AHA News: Mouth Bacteria Found in Stroke Patients' Brains

May 25, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Mouth Bacteria Found in Stroke Patients' BrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2019 12:00:00...
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Nerve stimulation therapy lessens disability in stroke patients, research finds

May 25, 2019 , CNN Health
There may be new hope for stroke patients: An experimental nerve stimulation therapy helped reduce disability, new research finds....
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Researchers Study How Brain Cells Stress Each Other Out For Their Own Good

May 24, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Inflammation can be a good thing. If you burn yourself, it helps your skin heal. If you eat contaminated food, it helps you fend off a stomach bug. But scientists don’t fully understand the role inflammation plays in neurological diseases like multiple sclerosis, stroke and dementias. And they don’t......
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Study: Anti-Clotting Meds OK After Bleeding Stroke

May 23, 2019 , WebMD
The findings suggest that anti-clotting drugs reduce, rather than increase as feared, the chances of more bleeding in the brain, but more study is needed, researchers...
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Low-Dose Aspirin Risks Outweigh Benefits for Some

May 23, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers said the findings support a recent change to guidelines on low-dose aspirin: The blood thinner should now be reserved for people at high risk of heart attack or...
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