News tagged with ischemic strokes
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(Medical Xpress) -- One of the many potential consequences of ischemic stroke a lesion, or localized pathological change in the brain, in which blood flow insufficient to meet metabolic demand leads ...
Inflammatory disorders Sep 22, 2011 | 4.1 / 5 (10) | 2 |
Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and a common cause of long-term disability in the United States, but doctors have very few proven treatment methods. Now a new device that mechanically removes ...
Cardiology Aug 26, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A team of Canadian scientists and clinicians, led by Dr. Michael Hill of the Calgary Stroke Program at Foothills Medical Centre and University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI), have demonstrated that a neuroprotectant ...
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its global status report on alcohol and health for 2011. Forum members largely agree with the discussion in the report of the serious health and societal problems associated ...
Health Jul 12, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
New research from the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) shows that using a CT (computerised tomography) scan, doctors can predict if patients who have had a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke, ...
Cardiology Feb 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
If you eat low-fat dairy foods, you may be reducing your risk of stroke.
Cardiology Apr 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Medical residents training to work in the emergency department need more formal stroke training, says a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress, noting that, as the first point of contact in stroke care, they ...
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Early results of a Phase II intra-arterial stem cell trial for ischemic stroke showed no adverse events associated with the first 10 patients, allowing investigators to expand the study to a targeted total of 100 patients.
Medical research Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Triglyceride lipid emulsions rich in an omega-3 fatty acid injected within a few hours of an ischemic stroke can decrease the amount of damaged brain tissue by 50 percent or more in mice, reports a new study by researchers ...
Neuroscience Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 transient ischemic attack, TIA or a "mini stroke," can lead to serious disability, but is frequently deemed by doctors too mild to treat, according to a study in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology Sep 13, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Marijuana, the most widely used illicit drug, may double stroke risk in young adults, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2013.
Cardiology Feb 06, 2013 | 1 / 5 (9) | 12 |
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
Ischemic stroke hospitalization rates in adolescents and young adults aged 15 to 44 increased up to 37% between 1995 and 2008 according to a study conducted by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Neuroscience Sep 01, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0