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Habitually sleeping less than six hours a night significantly increases the risk of stroke symptoms among middle-age to older adults who are of normal weight and at low risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to ...
Health Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers studying stroke patients have found a strong association between impairments in a network of the brain involved in emotional regulation and the severity of post-stroke depression. Results of the study are published ...
Neuroscience Jun 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- The largest study of its kind finds that stroke patients benefit from a clot-busting drug even six hours after a stroke, suggesting that the current recommended 4.5-hour limit could be expanded.
Cardiology May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in North America -- down from third. Despite this "improvement," stroke remains the leading cause of adult disability. Ischemic strokes, caused by blood vessel blockages, are by ...
Cardiology May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that using cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins after having a stroke may increase the likelihood of returning home and lessen the chance of dying in the hospital. The research is published ...
Neuroscience May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Following a stroke, factors as varied as blood sugar, body temperature and position in bed can affect patient outcomes, Loyola University Medical Center researchers report.
Neuroscience May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Acute ischemic stroke patients taking the blood thinner warfarin can be treated safely with the clot-busting drug tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Quality ...
Cardiology May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
About 40 percent of ischemic stroke patients arrive at the hospital with high blood glucose levels that can worsen their brain damage, say physicians working to stop the additional loss.
Medical research Apr 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
If you eat low-fat dairy foods, you may be reducing your risk of stroke.
Cardiology Apr 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
If your brother or sister had a stroke, you may be at least 60 percent more likely to have one too, according to research reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics.
Cardiology Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Depression is more prevalent among stroke and transient ischemic attack survivors than in the general population, researchers reported in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke.
Cardiology Mar 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A review of clinical trials comparing warfarin with other medications for stroke prevention suggests that warfarin was associated with a low risk of stroke or non-central nervous system embolism in patients with nonvalvular ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A medication called tenecteplase may be more effective at treating strokes caused by clots in large blood vessels in the brain than the current standard therapy, Australian researchers report.
Cardiology Mar 22, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A catheter procedure that closes a hole in patients' hearts was no more effective than medical therapy in preventing recurrent strokes, according to a new study published in the March 15 issue of the New England Journal of ...
Cardiology Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
According to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), light-to-moderate alcohol consumption was associated with a lower risk of stroke in women.
Cardiology Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |