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Diabetes drug may prevent recurring strokes

Pioglitazone, a drug used for type 2 diabetes, may prevent recurrent stroke and heart attacks in people with insulin resistance but without diabetes. The results of the Insulin Resistance Intervention after Stroke (IRIS) ...

Feb 17, 2016
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Migraine with aura linked to clot-caused strokes

People who have migraines with aura are more likely to have strokes caused by either a blood clot in the heart (cardio-embolic stroke) or a clot within the brain's blood vessels (thrombotic stroke), compared to those that ...

Feb 17, 2016
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Survey finds 73 percent unaware of stroke symptoms

Up to three hours after a person experiences the first symptom of a stroke is often referred to as the "golden window." That's the period of time doctors say is crucial for patients to get to a hospital to receive medical ...

Jan 11, 2016
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