Grassroots program builds stroke awareness

Grassroots program builds stroke awareness

By Morgen Wells LAKEPORT >> Sutter Lakeside Hospital staff are hitting the streets to bring preventative education to Lake County. Beginning Thursday, Oct. 13, hospital staff members will pledge to educate five friends or family members about the signs and...

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Stroke treatment starts before arrival at hospital

Stroke treatment starts before arrival at hospital

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Today, there seems to be an app for just about everything. Now new technology can give patients and doctors critical time when they need it most. Stroke symptoms might not be obvious Things are looking up for Armand Kaladi....

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Brain cell death mechanism for stroke, Alzheimer’s identified

Brain cell death mechanism for stroke, Alzheimer’s identified

Written by Hannah Nichols Published: Friday 7 October 2016 at www.medicalnewstoday.com Different triggers spark stroke, injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases, but the molecular chain of events responsible for brain cell death in these conditions are the same. Johns...

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Post-Stroke Depression Eight Times Higher than Average

Post-Stroke Depression Eight Times Higher than Average

Samson, Kurt Post-Stroke Depression Eight Times Higher than Average, Danish Study Finds The incidence of depression in the early months after a first stroke was eight times higher than average, according to a population-based study in Denmark, and patients with a...

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How safe and effective are new drugs for stroke prevention?

How safe and effective are new drugs for stroke prevention?

For decades, warfarin was the only oral blood thinner available to reduce the risk of stroke for patients with atrial fibrillation. Warfarin use is cumbersome, because it requires ongoing blood test to monitor the effect and has numerous drug and food interaction. Now...

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Stroke Action Plan for Europe