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747 Articles Matching "stroke"

Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFib

Feb 23, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFibCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/21/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/22/2018 12:00:00...
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Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFib

Feb 22, 2018 , WebMD
New research finds that the risk of stroke is much higher in black Americans with afib than in whites with the...
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Google AI now can predict cardiovascular problems from retinal scans

Feb 21, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Google AI has made a breakthrough: successfully predicting cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks and strokes simply from images of the retina, with no blood draws or other tests...
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Stroke May Not Mean Language Loss for Newborns

Feb 21, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Stroke May Not Mean Language Loss for NewbornsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20/2018 12:00:00...
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Wearable sensor patches on the throat unplug stroke rehabilitation

Feb 20, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
A connected sensor patch developed by Northwestern University engineers and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, a research hospital in Chicago, could allow clinicians to better monitor stroke patients as they recover at...
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Short as a Child, Stroke Risk as an Adult?

Feb 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Short as a Child, Stroke Risk as an Adult?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Could a Blood Thinner Actually Raise Stroke Risk for Some?

Feb 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Could a Blood Thinner Actually Raise Stroke Risk for Some?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Short kids may have a higher stroke risk as adults

Feb 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Children who are just a few inches shorter than their peers are more likely to suffer a stroke in adulthood, a large Danish study suggests....
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Video Games To Improve Mobility After A Stroke

Feb 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The victims of cerebral infarcts that lose a part of the mobility of their body undergo physiotherapy treatments, while the therapies based on the training of attention are reserved for patients with cognitive disorders such as learning or memory difficulties. Researchers at the Basque Center on Co......
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Migraine tied to higher risk of cardiovascular diseases

Feb 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with a history of migraines may be more likely to develop cardiovascular problems like heart attacks, stroke, and an irregular heart beat than individuals who don’t experience these headaches, a Danish study suggests....
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Women Who Are Most at Risk of Stroke

Feb 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Women Who Are Most at Risk of StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Women Fare Worse Than Men After a Stroke

Feb 09, 2018 , WebMD
On average, female stroke survivors reported more limitations in their day-to-day activities than male survivors did, according to a review of 22...
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Women Who Are Most at Risk of Stroke

Feb 09, 2018 , WebMD
Stroke affects 55,000 more women than men each year in the United States. It's the leading cause of disability and the third leading cause of death in women, the researchers said in background...
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'Hole in Heart' Defect May Raise Stroke Risk After Surgery

Feb 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Hole in Heart' Defect May Raise Stroke Risk After SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/7/2018 12:00:00...
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As Many Kids Have Fetal Alcohol Syndrome As Autism, Yet They Are Slipping Through Cracks

Feb 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
New research finds that fetal alcohol spectrum disorders affect 1.1 to 5 percent of children in the country. In other public health news: stroke treatment, untreated water, black lung, death and aging, car horns and health, and more....
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Crestor vs. Pravachol

Feb 07, 2018 , RxList
Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) and Pravachol (pravastatin) statin drugs that work by slowing the production of cholesterol by the body, used to lower cholesterol and fats (triglycerides) in the blood which can reduce the chances of developing problems such as heart disease and strokes that can be caused, in part, by high cholesterol levels....
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'Hole in Heart' Defect May Raise Stroke Risk

Feb 07, 2018 , WebMD
This common type of birth defect -- known as patent foramen ovale (PFO) -- is a hole between the upper chambers of the heart that does not close after...
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Crestor vs. Livalo

Feb 07, 2018 , RxList
Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) and Livalo (pitavastatin) are statin drugs that work by slowing the production of cholesterol by the body, used to lower cholesterol and fats (triglycerides) in the blood which can reduce the chances of developing problems such as heart disease and strokes....
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Arm Exercise Improves Walking Ability After Stroke

Feb 07, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study shows that arm exercises may improve walking ability months and even years after having a stroke. The study, the first to test the influence of arm training on post-stroke leg function, is published ahead of print in the Journal of Neurophysiology. It was chosen as an APSselect article f......
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Reversing Blood Flow Reduces Stroke Risk During Carotid Artery Procedure

Feb 07, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Loyola Medicine is the first academic medical center in Illinois to use the TCAR system, which reduces stroke risk during carotid artery procedures by temporarily reversing blood flow. Carotid arteries on each side of the neck supply blood to the brain. In patients with carotid artery disease, a bu......
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