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Blacks with atrial fibrillation have significantly higher risk of stroke than whites - EurekAlert (press release)

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EurekAlert (press release)

Blacks with atrial fibrillation have significantly higher risk of stroke than whites
EurekAlert (press release)
Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 2018 - Blacks have a higher incidence of stroke and stroke-associated disability than whites. However, few studies have evaluated racial differences in stroke before a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (AF). A new report published ...

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Newborn babies who suffered stroke regain language function in ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 13:02

EurekAlert (press release)

Newborn babies who suffered stroke regain language function in ...
EurekAlert (press release)
A stroke in a baby -- even a big one -- does not have the same lasting impact as a stroke in an adult. A study led by Georgetown University Medical Center investigators found that a decade or two after a 'perinatal' stroke damaged the left 'language ...

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Stretchable electronics a 'game changer' for stroke recovery ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 12:02

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Stretchable electronics a 'game changer' for stroke recovery ...
EurekAlert (press release)
A first-of-its-kind sensor that sticks to the throat and measures speech and swallowing patterns could be a game-changer in the field of stroke rehabilitation.

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FDA clears software using AI to evaluate CT scans for stroke - Mass Device

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:42

Mass Device

FDA clears software using AI to evaluate CT scans for stroke
Mass Device
Artificial Intelligence healthcare developer Viz.ai said this week it won approval from the FDA for its LVO Stroke platform designed to analyze computed tomography results and notify providers of potential strokes, touting it as the first such system ...
FDA green lights AI software for stroke warning in CT analysisDOTmed.com

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Short Kids' Stroke Risk; Heart Rate Tracks Social Factors; Afib and ... - MedPage Today

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:31

Short Kids' Stroke Risk; Heart Rate Tracks Social Factors; Afib and ...
MedPage Today
Children who are short for their age at 7 to 13 were at higher risk for ischemic stroke later in life, according to a cohort study of Danish children born in 1930 through 1989 who were followed with national hospital records. Each additional ...

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Clinical decision support software will alert providers of a potential stroke in patients - BSA bureau (press release)

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:48

BSA bureau (press release)

Clinical decision support software will alert providers of a potential stroke in patients
BSA bureau (press release)
Singapore - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the Viz.AI Contact application, a type of clinical decision support software designed to analyze computed tomography (CT) results that may notify providers of a potential stroke ...

FDA OKs marketing of AI-enabled stroke alert for providers - Healthcare Dive

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:27

FDA OKs marketing of AI-enabled stroke alert for providers
Healthcare Dive
The Food and Drug Administration permitted the marketing of Viz.AI's clinical decision support software, which analyzes computed tomography brain scans and alerts clinicians if a patient is at risk of a stroke. The Viz.AI Contact application was ...

New stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:56

EurekAlert (press release)

New stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue
EurekAlert (press release)
A team of researchers at the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center and ArunA Biomedical, a UGA startup company, have developed a new treatment for stroke that reduces brain damage and accelerates the brain's natural healing tendencies ...

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Short kids may have higher future stroke risk | EurekAlert! Science ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:03

Short kids may have higher future stroke risk | EurekAlert! Science ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Being a short kid is associated with increased risk of having a stroke in adulthood, according to Danish research published in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal.

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New research on the brain's backup motor systems could open door to novel stroke therapies - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 20:03

New research on the brain's backup motor systems could open door to novel stroke therapies
EurekAlert (press release)
New research published in The Journal of Physiology could open the door to new therapies to improve the movement of arms and hands of stroke survivors. Around 8 in 10 stroke survivors are affected by one-sided weakness (called 'hemiparesis') which can ...

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Blood thinners may raise stroke risk in over-65s with kidney disease - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:33

Blood thinners may raise stroke risk in over-65s with kidney disease
EurekAlert (press release)
People over 65 years old may be increasing their stroke risk by taking anticoagulants for an irregular heartbeat if they also have chronic kidney disease, finds a new study led by UCL, St George's, University of London and the University of Surrey ...

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Quick action saves life of Diggs man - Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:00

Quick action saves life of Diggs man
Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal
“I then called my granddaughter and told her 'Papa is having a stroke' and had her alert the rest of the family,” she said. Within 15 minutes, the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad arrived on scene. By that time, Richard Lee was unable to walk and his ...

FDA approves AI stroke application, signaling a shift in triage software oversight - FierceHealthcare

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:06

FierceHealthcare

FDA approves AI stroke application, signaling a shift in triage software oversight
FierceHealthcare
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an application that uses artificial intelligence to alert physicians of a potential stroke, signaling a notable shift in the way the agency reviews clinical decision support software used for triage. The ...
FDA: New Clinical Decision Support Tool Helps ID Stroke SoonerMonthly Prescribing Reference
FDA Clears Software to Notify Specialists When CT Scan Suggests StrokeMedPage Today
Artificial intelligence tool could speed stroke detectionHealth Data Management
FierceBiotech
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Video games to improve mobility after a stroke | EurekAlert! Science ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:23

Video games to improve mobility after a stroke | EurekAlert! Science ...
EurekAlert (press release)
A joint research by the Basque research center BCBL and the London Imperial College reveals that, after a cerebral infarction, injuries in areas that control attention also cause motility problems. The authors propose to complement physiotherapy with ...

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FDA greenlights marketing of AI-enabled stroke analysis, alert for clinicians - MedCity News

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 20:25

MedCity News

FDA greenlights marketing of AI-enabled stroke analysis, alert for clinicians
MedCity News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the marketing of a clinical decision support tool designed to help neurologists more rapidly determine if a patient has experienced a stroke, according to a news release from the regulator. Viz.AI's ...

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Tool Predicts Stroke Risk in Patients With Systolic Dysfunction After MI - TCTMD

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 14:08

TCTMD

Tool Predicts Stroke Risk in Patients With Systolic Dysfunction After MI
TCTMD
“So for now, this can predict stroke and can alert clinicians and trialists to the need to perform a trial on this population, but it does not change clinical practice,” Ferreira said. In an accompanying editorial, Ronald Freudenberger, MD, MBA (Lehigh ...

Canadian stroke victims at higher risk of dying in rural hospitals - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:08

Canadian stroke victims at higher risk of dying in rural hospitals
EurekAlert (press release)
Québec City, February 12, 2018--Canadians who suffer a stroke have a higher risk of dying if they are treated in a rural hospital rather than an urban one. According to a new study published in PLOS One by Université Laval researchers, the mortality ...

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Pat Robertson recovering from stroke - Richmond Free Press

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 19:19

Richmond Free Press

Pat Robertson recovering from stroke
Richmond Free Press
In an online news release, The Christian Broadcasting Network, which Mr. Robertson founded, said he was rushed to the nearest stroke center last Friday after a family member recognized the onset of symptoms. The release stated that within minutes of ...