News tagged with brain hemorrhage
(Medical Xpress)—Ever since its introduction in the 1990s, the "clot-busting" drug tPA has been considered a "double-edged sword" for people experiencing a stroke. It can help restore blood flow to the ...
Neuroscience May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study will help determine if an antibiotic is a partial antidote for the poisonous effect blood has on the brain following a hemorrhagic stroke, researchers say.
Cardiology Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Millions of Americans take aspirin or other drugs every day to reduce their risk of heart attacks or other problems caused by blood clots.
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new endoscopic surgical procedure has been shown to be safer and to result in better outcomes than the current standard medical treatment for patients who suffer strokes as a result of brain hemorrhages, UCLA neurosurgeons ...
Surgery Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Zhen Huang freely admits he was not interested in blood vessels four years ago when he was studying brain development in a fetal mouse.
Medical research Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Even when its clot-dissolving powers are removed, the stroke drug tPA can still protect brain cells from the loss of oxygen and glucose induced by a stroke, researchers have discovered.
Neuroscience Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Missouri have demonstrated the effectiveness of a potential new therapy for stroke patients in an article published in the journal Molecular Neurodegeneration. Created to target a specific enzyme known to a ...
Neuroscience Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A drug treatment has been proven to prevent lesions from cerebral cavernous malformation -- a brain blood vessel abnormality that can cause bleeding, epilepsy and stroke -- for the first time in a new study.
Cardiology Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Autism researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have found a link between low birthweight and children diagnosed with autism, reporting premature infants are five times more likely to have autism than ...
Medical research Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 7 |
Scientists identify new stem cell activity in human brain, raise questions of how it develops and evolves
Researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center have identified a new pathway of stem cell activity in the brain that represents potential targets of brain injuries affecting newborns. ...
Medical research Sep 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Bioengineers at Harvard have identified, for the very first time, the mechanism for diffuse axonal injury and explained why cerebral vasospasm is more common in blast-induced brain injuries than in brain injuries ...
Medical research Jul 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 4 |
A new treatment that treats a subset of stroke patients by combining minimally invasive surgery, an imaging technique likened to "GPS for the brain," and the clot-busting drug t-PA appears to be safe and effective, according ...
Cardiology May 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Men who are heavy drinkers and homeless for long periods of time have 400 times the number of head injuries as the general population, according to a new study by researchers who said they were shocked by their findings.
Health May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When someone has a stroke, time equals brain. The longer a stroke is left untreated, the more brain tissue is lost. Since the only proven treatment—a clot-busting drug—works in less than half of patients, ...
Cardiology Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When doctors encounter a patient with a massive pulmonary embolism, they face a difficult choice: Is it wise to administer a drug that could save the patient's life, even though many people suffer life-threatening bleeding ...
Medications Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0