News tagged with stroke patients
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Costs to treat stroke are projected to more than double and the number of people having strokes may increase 20 percent by 2030, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Cardiology May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Age has little to do with how patients should be treated after suffering a stroke, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
Cardiology May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
People with strokes caused by blood clots fared better in hospitals participating in the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke program according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes ...
Cardiology May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The world's first Brain Training Device has given a ray of new hope to the recovery of survivors after stroke. Developed by researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, this novel device can detect brainwave and control ...
Neuroscience May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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
(Medical Xpress)—A new model of brain lateralization for movement could dramatically improve the future of rehabilitation for stroke patients, according to Penn State researcher Robert Sainburg, who proposed ...
Neuroscience Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed a new stroke rehabilitation device which greatly improves recovery in stroke patients.
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
In a study designed to differentiate why some stroke patients recover from aphasia and others do not, investigators have found that a compensatory reorganization of language function to right hemispheric brain regions bodes ...
Neuroscience Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study will help determine if an antibiotic is a partial antidote for the poisonous effect blood has on the brain following a hemorrhagic stroke, researchers say.
Cardiology Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Two molecules may provide, for the first time, an indication of which stroke patients will suffer a further, long-term neurological deficit, allowing doctors to tailor treatment more effectively.
Cardiology Mar 27, 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
(HealthDay)—Pre-existing antiplatelet use does not seem to be associated with an increased risk of ischemic hemorrhage (ICH), according to an observational study published in the February issue of Academic Em ...
Cardiology Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The results of a major, multicenter clinical trial to determine the best treatment for younger patients who have strokes that are potentially due to a hole in the upper chambers of the heart has provided ...
Cardiology Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In an examination of long-term mortality after stroke, adults 50 years of age and younger who experienced a stroke had a significantly higher risk of death in the following 20 years compared with the general population, according ...
Cardiology Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—When someone has a stroke, time equals brain. The longer a stroke is left untreated, the more brain tissue is lost. Since the only proven treatment—a clot-busting drug—works in less than half of patients, ...
Cardiology Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0