More than a third of stroke patients don't get to the hospital by ambulance, even though that's the fastest way to get there, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart ...
Cardiology Apr 30, 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
People having an ischemic stroke should receive clot-dissolving therapy – if appropriate—within 60 minutes of arriving at the hospital, according to new American Stroke Association guidelines published in the American ...
Cardiology Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Americans' cardiovascular health varies greatly from state to state, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA).
Cardiology Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
From the moment a stroke occurs, patients must race against the clock to get treatment that can prevent lasting damage. Now, a new study shows the promise – and the challenges – of getting them state-of-the-art ...
Neuroscience Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Some stroke patients may benefit from cerebral angioplasty and stent placement, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.
Cardiology Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
First developed in the 1950s, beta blockers have been a mainstay in medicine for decades, used to treat everything from heart disease to stage fright to glaucoma. But some older classes of beta blockers are ...
Cardiology Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Caregivers of stroke survivors are at risk for developing depression and complications from chronic stress, according to a study published by researchers at the Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
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
Treatment is faster and outcomes are better at stroke centres dealing with a high volume of patients, finds research published online in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. ...
Surgery May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The rate at which Americans are hospitalized for stroke has fallen, according to new government statistics released Wednesday.
Cardiology May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new generation of devices could significantly improve care for patients who have some of the most devastating types of strokes.
Cardiology Apr 10, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, in collaboration with Amgen Inc. and several academic institutions, have discovered a way to block the body's response to cold using a drug. This ...
Neuroscience Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A team of global scientists, led by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City, has developed a safer and more accurate way to administer warfarin, one of the most commonly prescribed but also potentially ...
Medical research Feb 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |