Stroke symptoms:THIS lesser-known side effect could be exacerbated by smoking
STROKE symptoms usually involve a numb arm, slurred speech and a face dropped on one side, but the condition could also cause essential tremor - uncontrollable shaking or trembling.
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Cerebral edema refers to swelling in the brain caused by trapped fluid. Common causes include a traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumor, or infection. In this article, learn about the symptoms of cerebral edema, as well as how doctors diagnose and treat the condition. We also cover the outlook.
Abstract Due to the aging process, chronic diseases arise with increased use of medications and there is a need to evaluate the elderly to prevent functional dependence and falls. The aim of this study was to compare gender, sociodemographic characteristics, fall occurrences, self-reported diseases, quantity of drugs with timed up and go test (TUG) and TUG-cognitive, and to associate these factors with the self-perception of health of the elderly in the community. Were selected 513 elderly people, with 384 that completed the TUG test to evaluate the functional capacity. There was difference between the female and male, in ...
Stryker (NYSE:SYK) said today that it won pre-market approval from the FDA for its Surpass Streamline flow diverter for treating certain types of brain aneurysm. Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Stryker said the PMA covers the treatment of un-ruptured large and giant wide-neck aneurysms. It’s the second flow diverter to be approved for the U.S. market, after Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) won a nod from the federal safety watchdog for its Pipeline Flex device in 2015. “The PMA approval of Surpass Streamline flow diverter in the U.S. is an important milestone for the division. It expands our commercial footprint into...
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- The more you smoke, the greater your chances of developing a common heart rhythm disorder that increases your risk of stroke and early death, researchers say. " If you smoke, stop smoking, and if you don't smoke, don't...
(NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) According to a new National Institutes of Health-funded study, it is not destiny that brings two fruit flies together, but an evolutionary matchmaker of sorts that made tiny adjustments to their brains' mating circuits, so they would be attracted to one another while rejecting advances from other, even closely-related, species. The results, published in Nature, may help explain how a specific female scent triggers completely different responses in different male flies.
(Henry Ford Health System) NeuroTrauma Sciences, LLC (NTS), a biopharmaceutical company, and Henry Ford Health System, a non-profit organization, today announce that a newly-formed subsidiary of NTS has entered into multi-year Sponsored Research and License Agreements. The new company is named NeurExo Sciences, LLC (NXS) and its goal is to advance Henry Ford's pioneering technology involving exosomes as extracellular vesicles enriched with microRNA for the purpose of treating stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI) including concussion, and neuropathies.
Conclusion18F-THK-5351 PET imaging provides a potential tool for in vivo visualization of the widespread ischemia-related changes associated with a microstructural disruption in recent ischemic stroke patients.
Beat protectionism and emissions at a stroke, Published online: 16 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05708-7Applying carbon charges, not trade tariffs, to imports would bolster the Paris Agreement, argue Michael Mehling and colleagues.
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