News tagged with ischemic strokes
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While the effects of acute stroke have been widely studied, brain damage during the subacute phase of stroke has been a neglected area of research. Now, a new study by the University of South Florida reports that within a ...
Neuroscience May 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have mapped the significance of heredity for common forms of atherosclerotic disease. No studies have previously examined whether different forms of the disease share heredity.
Cardiology May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Age has little to do with how patients should be treated after suffering a stroke, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
Cardiology May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study from the University of Cincinnati has found that, when delivered via ultrasound, the natural enzyme plasmin is more effective at dissolving stroke-causing clots than the standard of care, recombinant tissue plasminogen ...
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers study under-recognised and under-treated prothrombotic condition: High platelet reactivity despite treatment
Within the past decade, the variability in pharmacodynamic response and moderate antiplatelet efficacy of clopidogrel has raised major concerns, in particular because it is associated with an increased risk for ischemic events ...
Cardiology May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic or persistent pain is a common—and likely under-recognized—complication of ischemic strokes (caused by a blocked blood vessel) according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Stroke patients are three times more likely to receive clot-busting medication if treated at a certified stroke center, according to a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In an examination of long-term mortality after stroke, adults 50 years of age and younger who experienced a stroke had a significantly higher risk of death in the following 20 years compared with the general population, according ...
Cardiology Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research published in The Journal of Neuroscience suggests that modifying signals sent by astrocytes, our star-shaped brain cells, may help to limit the spread of damage after an ischemic brain stroke. The study in mic ...
Neuroscience Mar 18, 2013 | 3 / 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
Difficulty or inability to write a coherent text message, even in patients who have no problem speaking, may become a "vital" tool in diagnosing a type of crippling stroke, according to new research at Henry Ford Hospital.
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Major risks of dual and triple antithrombotic therapy in patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation
According to Dr. Samy Suissa, Director of Clinical Epidemiology, Jewish General Hospital, and Professor of Epidemiology, McGill University in Montreal, Canada, "treating physicians need to consider the clinical effectiveness ...
Cardiology Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Specialists at Stony Brook Medicine's Cerebrovascular and Stroke Center (CVC) are treating patients with a new generation of blood clot removal devices that show promise in successfully revascularizing stroke ...
Cardiology Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in the March issue of The American Journal of Pathology suggests that cortical type 2 cannabinoid (CB2) receptors might serve as potential therapeutic targets for cerebral ischemia.
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A limited time window to administer therapy for ischemic stroke means every second counts. Now doctors may be able to slow down the hands of time in this critical time frame by using hypothermia ...
Cardiology Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0