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FOUND: Endangered missing adult alert issued for Rocky River man - fox8.com

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fox8.com

FOUND: Endangered missing adult alert issued for Rocky River man
fox8.com
ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — An Endangered Missing Adult Alert has been issued for a missing 81-year-old who left his home Dec. 11 and never returned. According to authorities, Anatole Kurkov, 81, left his Rocky River home at around 3 p.m. Monday. He is ...

Lexi Thompson delighted that TV viewers can no longer bust golfers ... - Washington Post

17 hours 10 min ago

Washington Post

Lexi Thompson delighted that TV viewers can no longer bust golfers ...
Washington Post
Starting in January, TV viewers can no longer contact tournaments to cite rules violations made by professional golfers. Not surprisingly, Lexi Thompson is delighted by the new policy announced Monday by the USGA and the R&A, golf's main governing ...
Golf's major tours, governing bodies will stop taking TV viewer call-ins regarding potential rules issuesGolfDigest.com

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Cholesterol alert: 50% of middle-aged individuals have hardened arteries - Hindustan Times

17 hours 54 min ago

Hindustan Times

Cholesterol alert: 50% of middle-aged individuals have hardened arteries
Hindustan Times
The report was based on nearly 1,800 people who had no classical risk factors for heart disease or stroke. LDL cholesterol was the top predictor of arteries that were in the process of hardening, but had not yet caused a health crisis. “Even in people ...

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Missing Adult Alert for 81-year-old Rocky River man - WKYC-TV

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 23:58

WKYC-TV

Missing Adult Alert for 81-year-old Rocky River man
WKYC-TV
Missing Adult Alert for 81-year-old Rocky River man. He was last seen leaving his Rocky River home at 3 p.m. on Monday. Author: WKYC. Published: 3:54 AM EST December 12, 2017. A Missing Adult Alert has been sent out as authorities are looking for 81 ...
81-year-old Rocky River man found safe | fox8.comfox8.com

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Personalized blood glucose goals could save billions of dollars over time - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:23

Personalized blood glucose goals could save billions of dollars over time
EurekAlert (press release)
It assigned costs for typical type 2 diabetes treatment regimens with drugs like metformin, insulin and sulfonylureas, and included standard values from the research literature for the cost of treating major events, like a heart attack or stroke. The ...

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LDL cholesterol, the main modifiable predictor of atherosclerosis in individuals with no risk factor - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:03

EurekAlert (press release)

LDL cholesterol, the main modifiable predictor of atherosclerosis in individuals with no risk factor
EurekAlert (press release)
LDL cholesterol (LDL-C), known as 'bad' cholesterol, is the underlying reason why many apparently healthy individuals have a heart attack or stroke during middle age despite not having cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, smoking, obesity ...

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Technology developed by LSUHealthNO to drive advances in obesity-related diseases - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:00

Technology developed by LSUHealthNO to drive advances in obesity-related diseases
EurekAlert (press release)
New Orleans, LA - For the first time, researchers led by Frank Lau, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at LSU Health New Orleans, have successfully kept white fat tissue alive outside of the body for up to eight weeks. This breakthrough will ...

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Dr. Peii Chen awarded NIDILRR grant for stroke research at Kessler Foundation - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 09:17

EurekAlert (press release)

Dr. Peii Chen awarded NIDILRR grant for stroke research at Kessler Foundation
EurekAlert (press release)
Dr. Chen is a research scientist in Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation. She is the recipient of a NIDILRR 2017 Distinguished Switzer Research Award. Spatial neglect is the most common spatial deficit after stroke, is a major cause of ...

Dr. Peii Chen of Kessler Foundation named Distinguished Switzer Research Fellow - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 09:15

Dr. Peii Chen of Kessler Foundation named Distinguished Switzer Research Fellow
EurekAlert (press release)
The $80,000 Distinguished Award funds her research on interventions to improve rehabilitation outcomes for people with spatial neglect, a hidden disability that complicates recovery after stroke. Dr. Chen is the eighth Foundation scientist to be ...

Norwalk Woman Who Suffered a Stroke is Looking Forward to Celebrating the Holidays - HamletHub

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:25

HamletHub

Norwalk Woman Who Suffered a Stroke is Looking Forward to Celebrating the Holidays
HamletHub
Eleanor MacNeill, an independent 81-year-old resident of Norwalk, Connecticut suffered a stroke during the early morning hours on August 21. “It was around 6:30 a.m. when I suddenly noticed I could not lift or move my left arm and left leg,” said ...

New heart monitor syncs with patient's smartphone - KSLA-TV

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 20:50

New heart monitor syncs with patient's smartphone
KSLA-TV
"Atrial Fibrillation when it happens tends to cause devastating strokes so you want to prevent it if you can. and so that's what we're trying to do, is see if that's what caused this so we can prevent another one." Dr. Baucum is hoping the monitor will ...

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Silver Advisory Alert Issued for Kearney Man | OzarksFirst - OzarksFirst.com

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:58

OzarksFirst.com

Silver Advisory Alert Issued for Kearney Man | OzarksFirst
OzarksFirst.com
KEARNEY, Mo. -- An Endangered Silver Advisory Alert was issued for a man of Kearney, Missouri, who may have suffered a stroke Thursday or Wednesday.
UPDATE: Missing 77-year-old man with dementia found safe, police ...fox4kc.com
Kearney Police and Highway Patrol say missing man with dementia ...KMBC Kansas City

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Practice Matters-Palliative Care: What Accounts for Disparities in the Use of Palliative Stroke Care? It May Not Be ... - LWW Journals

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:11

Practice Matters-Palliative Care: What Accounts for Disparities in the Use of Palliative Stroke Care? It May Not Be ...
LWW Journals
The study shows disparities on two levels, Dr. Ney said. “One is at the intra-hospital level where minority patients in pretty much any setting utilize palliative care services substantially less. The other is at the inter-hospital level where ...

Heart attacks: These bands now offer medical grade alerts - USA TODAY

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 09:33

USA TODAY

Heart attacks: These bands now offer medical grade alerts
USA TODAY
A new generation of apps and wearables is emerging with the ability to monitor vital signs crucial to spotting heart problems.

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Cryo-EM reveals 'crown-like' structure of protein responsible for regulating blood flow - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 15:38

EurekAlert (press release)

Cryo-EM reveals 'crown-like' structure of protein responsible for regulating blood flow
EurekAlert (press release)
6, 2017)--A team led by scientists at Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) has revealed for the first time the atomic-level structure of a promising drug target for conditions such as stroke and traumatic brain injury. Called TRPM4, this protein is ...

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Disorders of the voice can affect a politician's success - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 08:03

Disorders of the voice can affect a politician's success
EurekAlert (press release)
The researchers examined two cases of politicians with vocal disorders: Umberto Bossi, former leader of the Italian Lega Nord party, whose vocal cords were partially paralyzed by a stroke, and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil ...

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Hidden horror: stroke among top 10 causes of deaths in children - The Age

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 03:18

The Age

Hidden horror: stroke among top 10 causes of deaths in children
The Age
Mackenzie Dean had to learn to walk twice, all before her third birthday.

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Zeriscope mobile telemedicine system receives US patent - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 14:17

Zeriscope mobile telemedicine system receives US patent
EurekAlert (press release)
A distinguished professor of neurology at MUSC, and the director of the Stroke Smart State Center of Economic Excellence, Adams initiated in 2008 the REACH MUSC Telestroke Network, which eventually linked patients at more than 20 emergency departments ...

Storm Caroline WARNING: Health alerts as SNOW and ICE to blast freezing Britain - Express.co.uk

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:38

Express.co.uk

Storm Caroline WARNING: Health alerts as SNOW and ICE to blast freezing Britain
Express.co.uk
Caroline Abrahams, charity director for Age UK said: “Cold raises blood pressure, which increases the risk of a heart attack or stroke. “Exposure to the cold can have a really serious impact on older people who find it harder to adjust to big changes ...

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WFTV: Former anchor Darrell Greene tells of surviving stroke - Orlando Sentinel

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 08:45

Orlando Sentinel

WFTV: Former anchor Darrell Greene tells of surviving stroke
Orlando Sentinel
Former WFTV-Channel 9 anchor Darrell Greene has shared his own story of surviving a stroke to alert viewers to the dangers. “I'm unbelievably blessed to have had such an event, yet still be able to work,” said Greene, who has anchored at WHBQ, the Fox ...