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Drug Combo May Help Lower Danger After Mini-Stroke
The American Stroke Association reports that more than one-third of U.S. adults have had a transient ischemic attack/mini-stroke.
Source: WebMD Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI detects stroke, dementia from brain scans
Artificial intelligence has been used to detect the most common causes of dementia and stroke -- small vessel damage, according to a study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Drug to treat bleeding may reduce stroke deaths
A drug used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth might benefit stroke victims who are bleeding on the brain.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intravenous tPA for Stroke: Putting the Controversy to Rest Intravenous tPA for Stroke: Putting the Controversy to Rest
Dr Mark Alberts addresses recent controversial statements by some cardiology colleagues and other medical specialists regarding the safety and efficacy of IV tPA in treating acute ischemic stroke.Medscape Neurology
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Stroke: Warning signs you probably don’t know
STROKE symptoms can appear rapidly. If you see someone having a stroke you need to act fast, by calling the emergency services on 999. Not everyone knows this warning sign.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: High school teacher credits students for saving him after stroke
Dennis "Jack" Candini survived a stroke on April 27 at Milford High School in Massachusetts.
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Stroke symptoms: This is how much exercise you should do a day to prevent the condition
STROKE symptoms can vary from person to person but the main signs are usually seen in the face, arms and speech. But you can help prevent a stroke happening in the first place by leading a healthy lifestyle - in particular, being more physically active.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke: Switching to this amazing diet could help you avoid life-threatening condition
STROKE symptoms can come on rapidly and include sudden numbness, confusion and trouble speaking or understanding. Your risk of a stroke is increased by high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol among others. Switching to this diet could help you avoid the condition.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impact of NOACs on Ischemic Stroke Severity in AF Impact of NOACs on Ischemic Stroke Severity in AF
Can the use of non-vitamin K-dependent oral anticoagulants prior to stroke onset in patients with atrial fibrillation reduce the severity of stroke, if ischemic stroke should occur?Europace
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Even young men who smoke have increased stroke risk
(Reuters Health) - Young men who smoke are more likely to have a stroke before age 50 than their peers who avoid tobacco, a small study suggests.
Source: Reuters: Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Heat stroke symptoms: Eating this £2 fruit can naturally prevent the severe illness
HEAT stroke symptoms can develop quickly, within minutes, or over several hours or days. It is a potentially serious medical condition, so to prevent it happening in the first place, it is important to drink plenty of water and eat hydrating foods.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man rebuilds life and becomes dad after stroke, aged 28
Dan Mole and his fiancee said they "struggled" with a lack of support for younger stroke patients.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke: Prevent the dangerous condition by doing this
STROKE symptoms include not being able to move properly and sudden dizziness. Causes of this condition can be different lifestyle factors, or things we can ’t control such as genetics. Doing this could decrease your chance of having a stroke.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke symptoms: Four ways to prevent the potentially fatal condition
STROKE symptoms can vary from person to person, but the main signs can be identified in the face, arms and speech, using the word F.A.S.T. Depending on the severity of the stroke, the condition can be fatal. So what can you do to prevent one from happening in the first place?
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'My husband had a stroke on the flight to our babymoon'
Allison Pataki's husband, Dave, suffered a stroke midair and 30,000 miles from care while they were on their 'babymoon.' Now, she has penned a best-selling memoir about their harrowing recovery.
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frequent Saunas Linked to Reduced Stroke Risk Frequent Saunas Linked to Reduced Stroke Risk
Taking a sauna may have greater health benefits than just relaxation and pleasure, with a new study linking frequent use of saunas to a substantially reduced risk for future stroke.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

The power of folic-acid: Supplements can slash a stroke by almost 75%
Researchers from Peking University found that adults with hypertension who take folic acid, alongside blood-pressure medication, every day for four years are 73 per cent less at risk of stroke.
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure - 2p a day supplements could lower stroke risk by 73 per cent
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include chest pain, headaches and difficulty breathing. But, taking these cheap supplements could slash your risk of having a stroke by 73 per cent, scientists have claimed.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eggs health: Eating a dozen a week 'does NOT raise stroke or heart attack risk'
EATING a dozen eggs a week does not raise the risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, according to a study. Australian researchers found eating up to 12 eggs per week for a year did not increase cardiovascular risk factors in people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke symptoms: Eating this every day can lower your risk of the condition happening
STROKE symptoms can vary from person to person but the main signs are usually seen in the face, arms and speech. For people who have suffered the condition, you may find you need to make some changes to what you eat - one of these involves never missing a certain meal in the day.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former nurse, 43, left paralysed by an agonising spinal stroke
Anne Marie Leonard, who lives in Perth, Australia after emigrating there, had the stroke after flying back to Ireland to surprise her mother for her 70th birthday.
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke: Drink this much alcohol to avoid the risk of strokes
STROKES often appear without warning and can be devastating, with 40,000 people dying each year in the UK. Heavy drinking raises your risk of stroke, but a small amount each day can have a protective effect.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Time in a Sauna Lower Your Stroke Risk?
Older adults who like to bask in the heat of a sauna may be less likely to suffer a stroke, a new study suggests.
Source: WebMD Health - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke: Relaxing in a sauna could slash your risk - how many times should you visit it?
STROKE symptoms and signs include slurred speech, a dropped face on one side, and a weakness in at least one arm. But, you could lower your risk of a stroke by regularly sitting in a sauna.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke: Don’t miss the signs of a dangerous mini-stroke
STROKES are the fourth biggest killer in the UK, but thousands of mini-strokes go untreated each year. They are often an early warning sign for a full stroke, so it ’s important to know the symptoms.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is a stroke? The early warning signs you MUST know
MORE THAN 100,000 people in the UK suffer from a stroke each year. Spotting the symptoms and acting quickly can prevent longterm disability, brain damage or even death.
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke: Use this diet to slash your risk
STROKE symptoms can appear suddenly and without any warning. Signs include the face drooping to one side, speech becoming slurred and the sufferer being unable to lift both arms. You can reduce the risk of having a stroke by eating this diet, according to the NHS.
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Diagnosed After a Stroke Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Diagnosed After a Stroke
What was the unusual etiology of this patient ' s left ventricular hypertrophy diagnosed a few days after suffering a stroke?Journal of Medical Case Reports
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Stroke symptoms: The lesser known signs someone is having a stroke
STROKE symptoms are identified using F.A.S.T.: Face, Arms, Speech and Time. The phrase allows you to identify most strokes quickly, but there are other symptoms that are less well known. Everyone should know these so that they can tell if a loved one is in trouble, and act fast.
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke warning - three signs that you may be having a stroke and should act F.A.S.T
STROKE symptoms vary from person to person, but they should be acted upon fast. These are the three main symptoms of the medical emergency, and signs you should dial 999 for an ambulance immediately.
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

tPA in Stroke: ' The Facts Are Clear ' tPA in Stroke: ' The Facts Are Clear '
Thrombolytic treatment for stroke remains controversial among specialties. Here, a neurologist argues for its use.Medscape Neurology
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Expert Column Source Type: news

What to do if you have heat stroke - signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion revealed
HEAT STROKE and heat exhaustion are caused by the body becoming too hot, and the risk increases during warm UK weather. Symptoms of heatstroke include headaches, sweating and feeling sick, and you should never ignore dizziness.
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to avoid heat stroke - signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion revealed
HEAT STROKE and heat exhaustion are caused by the body becoming too hot, and the risk increases during warm UK weather. Symptoms of heatstroke include headaches, sweating and feeling sick, and you should never ignore dizziness.
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke - seven things you can do right now to prevent a deadly emergency
STROKE symptoms vary form person to person, by can begin very fast. You can lower your risk of the medical emergency, or even prevent it, by making these quick diet and lifestyle changes.
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Case Against Thrombolytic Therapy in Stroke The Case Against Thrombolytic Therapy in Stroke
A New York Times article siding with neurologists in their debate with emergency medicine over the benefits of tPA in ischemic stroke prompted Dr Mandrola to take a closer look at the data.theheart.org on Medscape
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Stroke Risk Factors Unique to Women Stroke Risk Factors Unique to Women
This article explores stroke risk factors experienced exclusively by women, including exogenous estrogens, pregnancy, parity, and menopause.Stroke
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Endovascular Stroke Therapy: Real-World Outcomes Improving Endovascular Stroke Therapy: Real-World Outcomes Improving
Endovascular therapy for patients with acute ischemic stroke in the real world is at least as effective and safe as in randomized clinical trials, a new registry study from the Netherlands suggests.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

When blurred vision is a sign of a stroke - in your eye
When Adam Schreer, 51, from Essex, woke to find the sight in his left eye partly blocked, he thought his dog had scratched him as he slept. He actually had a devastating ‘eye stroke’. This is his story.
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mobile stroke unit could save stroke victims from death and disability
A REVOLUTIONARY mobile stroke unit that could save thousands of patients from death or disability is to be tested by NHS doctors.
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lemoore boy diagnosed with a stroke after falling during football
Hudson Cromwell from California, suffered a stroke when he was just 7 years old. The now-12-year-old was diagnosed because his mother who's a nurse, pushed doctors for a diagnosis.
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CABG Improves Survival, Stroke vs PCI in Low-LVEF Diabetes CABG Improves Survival, Stroke vs PCI in Low-LVEF Diabetes
CABG ruled for CV events, stroke, and survival in a propensity-matched observational study. Randomized trial data are thin for patients with both diabetes and poor left ventricular function.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

LDL-C Below 100 Mg/dL Optimal for Preventing Stroke Recurrence LDL-C Below 100 Mg/dL Optimal for Preventing Stroke Recurrence
The optimal LDL-cholesterol level for preventing stroke recurrence appears to be between 80 and 100 mg/dL, researchers from Japan report.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Stroke symptoms: Four things you can to do prevent the life-threatening medical condition
STROKE symptoms are linked to a person ’s face, arms and speech. It is a serious life-threatening condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. The best way to print a stroke is to eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, and avoid smoking and drinking too much alcohol.
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nonphysical Problems Common After Stroke Nonphysical Problems Common After Stroke
Many other domains of health are affected after ischemic stroke, and patients should be assessed for more than just disability, authors of a new study say.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Less heart disease, stroke in immigrants than in U.S.-born
(Reuters Health) - People living in the U.S. but born elsewhere may have lower risk for heart disease and stroke than their native-born neighbors, suggests a new study.
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lonely WARNING: Feeling isolated increases risk of stroke or heart attack
LONELY or social isolated middle aged Britons twice as likely to have a stroke or heart attack, scientists have warned. Nearly one in ten of the 480,000 surveyed were found to be isolated and six per cent were found to be lonely.
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For Many Strokes, There ’ s an Effective Treatment. Why Aren ’ t Some Doctors Offering It?
As many as 30 percent of stroke patients do not receive a clot-busting drug because a vocal minority of physicians believe it to be dangerous.
Source: NYT Health - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Stroke Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Brain Emergency Medical Treatment Disabilities University of California, Los Angeles Source Type: news

Study: Drug reduces inflammation in early stroke symptoms
An anti-inflammatory drug approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis helped reduce inflammation in people in the early stages of stroke, according to new research.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How having a stroke saved this woman's life
When a 60-year-old Montreal woman showed up in a hospital emergency department three years ago unable to control the left side of her face, she was treated for a stroke. It took a second ER visit and multiple tests before doctors realized that what had been causing her symptoms was, in fact, a rare form of ovarian cancer that doctors have dubbed "the empress of subterfuge."
Source: CBC | Health - March 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Selecting Stroke Patients for Late Thrombectomy in Real World Selecting Stroke Patients for Late Thrombectomy in Real World
New trials showing large benefits of late endovascular intervention are taking the stroke world by storm. But translating the results into clinical practice will require major changes in imaging and triage processes.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news