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All posts tagged "stroke"
Developing Better Drugs for Heart Attacks and Strokes
Two “snapshots” of a receptor which are of critical importance for blood coagulation may lead to tailor-made blood-thinning substances for heart attack and stroke patients whose effects are reversible and better controllable than those of current therapies....
- Posted May 1, 2014
Activities in Home and Garden Reduce Heart Attack and Stroke Risk in Seniors
Moderate activity in and around the home in the form of DIY and gardening can improve health and extend life in seniors, according to a new study. The study underlines that getting active can involve routine activities,...
- Posted October 29, 2013
Stroke Patients Quickly Given Clot-Busting Drugs Have Better Outcomes
Quick delivery of drugs to break down blood clots is key to improved outcomes, a new study suggests. Researchers following thousands of stroke patients have found that immediate treatment is linked to better long-term recovery, and the...
- Posted June 21, 2013
Coordinating Stroke Care in a Region Reduces Mortality
Organizing stroke care across a health region can lead to significant improvements for patients, a new study has found. After implementing a coordinated care system, the number of deaths from stroke has decreased, and patients have improved...
- Posted May 27, 2013
Strokes Affecting Younger and Younger People
The age at which people tend to suffer their first stroke is decreasing, according to a recent study. Researchers suspect that an increase in metabolic diseases such as obesity are linked to the trend. New research reveals...
- Posted October 16, 2012
Smoking After Stroke Strongly Increases Risk of Death
Smoking is known to increase the risk of a stroke, and a new study shows it also significantly increases the risk of death after stroke. Researchers have found that patients that smoke after suffering a stroke have...
- Posted August 31, 2012
New Clot-Busting Tools More Effective for Stroke Treatment
New tools for removing blood clots from patients after a stroke are a significant improvement over their predecessors, a newly published study has found. The new device, called the Trevo Retriver, restored blood flow more quickly, which...
- Posted August 29, 2012
Shift Workers Have More Heart Attacks and Strokes
Forcibly changing the body’s clock to work shifts is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular problems, including heart attack and stroke. The finding comes from a newly published meta-analysis of the data of previous studies, which...
- Posted July 27, 2012
Diet Poor in Vitamin D Linked to Stroke Risk
Vitamin D is essential for many functions of the body, including bone health. A new study has found that it is also key for cardiovascular health. A diet deficient in vitamin D-rich foods is a risk factor...
- Posted May 24, 2012
Careful Management Makes a Big Difference for Stroke Recovery
Careful care of patients after a stroke can strongly impact recovery, a new report has found. Meticulous management of a number of relatively simple factors, such as body position, are linked to a significant improvement in outcome....
- Posted May 16, 2012