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Adding a second drug to aspirin therapy reduced the risk of a second stroke in the weeks after Chinese patients had a minor ischemic (due to a clot) stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA), according ...
Cardiology Feb 11, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Each year, as many as 500,000 Americans experience mini strokes called transient ischemic attacks (TIAs).
Cardiology Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study of stroke patients from Southern Ontario found those who smoke have more difficulty with problem-solving and decision-making than non-smokers.
Cardiology Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Having a stroke or mini stroke has a much more profound effect on women than men when it comes to their quality of life, according to research published in the August issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing.
Cardiology Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Having a transient ischemic attack (TIA), or "mini stroke," can reduce your life expectancy by 20 percent, according to a new study in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Nov 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who had a transient ischaemic attack (TIA), sometimes referred to as a "mini stroke", were much less likely to experience further vascular events in the first year if their care was co-ordinated by a special hospital ...
Neuroscience Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
People who suffer from acute stroke or Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA, a mini stroke) could get better treatment in the future thanks to the expansion of a large clinical trial of a new combination of drugs led by researchers ...
Cardiology Oct 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
For many patients, cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can reduce the risk of strokes as well as heart attacks. But in a review article, Loyola University Health System neurologists caution that statins may not be appropriate ...
Medications Aug 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0