News tagged with tissue plasminogen activator
Related topics: blood clots , stroke , ischemic stroke
A new ground-breaking study about to be published in the Adis journal CNS Drugs provides clinical evidence that, for the first time, chronic neurological dysfunction from stroke or traumatic brain injury can rapidly improv ...
Medical research Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two Rhode Island Hospital researchers recently found that restoring near-complete blood flow to the brain is necessary to restore or preserve neurological function following stroke. Seems like a no-brainer, right?
Cardiology Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A hospital stroke team used auto industry "lean" manufacturing principles to accelerate treatment times, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke.
Cardiology Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Arizona professor is overseeing the manufacture of an experimental drug that could help reduce brain damage after a stroke.
Medical research Sep 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Clinical trials start this week for a stroke drug initially created by a team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and the University of Southern California (USC), and further developed by biotech company ZZ ...
Medications Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team led by a physician-scientist at the University of Southern California (USC) has created an experimental drug that reduces brain damage and improves motor skills among stroke-afflicted rodents when given with federally ...
Cardiology Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have developed a novel biomimetic strategy that delivers life-saving nanotherapeutics directly ...
Medical research Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The clot-busting medicine, tPA (tissue plasminogen activator), is safe to use in acute stroke patients already on the home blood thinner warfarin, according to researchers from Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). This ...
Cardiology Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Missouri have demonstrated the effectiveness of a potential new therapy for stroke patients in an article published in the journal Molecular Neurodegeneration. Created to target a specific enzyme known to a ...
Neuroscience Jun 11, 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
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
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
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
Pulmonary embolism -- the sudden blockage of an artery in the lung -- is estimated to cause over 100,000 deaths each year in the U.S. Although thrombolytics, or "clot-buster" drugs, are currently reserved to treat only the ...
Cardiology Mar 27, 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 |