Heart attack and stroke patients prescribed statin medication upon discharge have better outcomes

Heart attack and stroke patients prescribed statin medication upon discharge have better outcomes

Patients with a prior history of heart attacks or stroke have better outcomes when cholesterol-lowering medications are used after they're discharged from the hospital, according to a new study from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City....

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Heart attack and stroke patients prescribed statin medication upon discharge have better outcomes

Blood-clotting protein prevents repair in the brain

Picture a bare wire, without its regular plastic coating. It's exposed to the elements and risks being degraded. And, without insulation, it may not conduct electricity as well as a coated wire. Now, imagine this wire is inside your brain. That's what happens in many...

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Empowering stroke advocates through an e-learning tool

Empowering stroke advocates through an e-learning tool

A new and exciting e-learning tool is being developed by SAFE to support Stroke Support Organisations around positive and effective stroke advocacy The Stroke Alliance For Europe (SAFE) in partnership with the European Stroke Organisation (ESO) has begun to develop a...

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Life with spasticity