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3 harms of EMS miscommunication and how to fix them - EMS1.com

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:06

3 harms of EMS miscommunication and how to fix them
EMS1.com
In an age where you can order a pizza, see when it is being made, and track its delivery to your house, it makes little sense that for many hospital systems, critical trauma, cardiac, stroke and sepsis alerts work through an elaborate system of radio ...

Stroke victim paralysed from neck down writes book using only her eyes - The Independent

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 07:37

The Independent

Stroke victim paralysed from neck down writes book using only her eyes
The Independent
Before her stroke, Austin worked as a travel agent, but has since devoted much of her time to charity work, including recently launching a campaign for disabled travellers. Austin has taken part in several challenges in order to raise money for charity ...

New app alerts you when strangers open your unattended Mac - CSO Australia

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 23:23

CSO Australia

New app alerts you when strangers open your unattended Mac
CSO Australia
Mac owners worried about anyone, from rogue hotel staff to prying partners, taking data from an unattended computers can now install an app that makes it harder to pull off a so-called “evil maid” attack. The app, dubbed Do Not Disturb, monitors for ...

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Is sickle cell trait genetic risk factor for increased stroke risk? - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:22

Is sickle cell trait genetic risk factor for increased stroke risk?
EurekAlert (press release)
Bottom Line: Sickle cell trait may not be associated with the occurrence of ischemic stroke (when a blood clot blocks a blood vessel in the brain) in African Americans, according to a meta-analysis that combined the results of four studies with 19,464 ...

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'Dad could die': Family of medical alert patient want landline fixed - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 00:33

New Zealand Herald

'Dad could die': Family of medical alert patient want landline fixed
New Zealand Herald
The family of a man suffering strokes and seizures worry he will die if his faulty landline connection isn't repaired because it's connected to his medical alarm. At 79, Richard Mackay lives alone in rural Northland without cellphone reception or ...

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Heat grips Odisha's Rourkela, puts district administration on alert ... - The New Indian Express

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 21:01

The New Indian Express

Heat grips Odisha's Rourkela, puts district administration on alert ...
The New Indian Express
ROURKELA: The district administration has put in place adequate precautionary measures to deal with intense heat condition that has gripped Rourkela city and rest of Sundargarh for the last several days. Rourkela has been experiencing extreme hot ...

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Technological Scams: Be on the Alert - Havana Times

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:36

Havana Times

Technological Scams: Be on the Alert
Havana Times
It's a master stroke. Luckily for me, I had heard several accounts of this the day beforehand, by chance, and I knew to take action quickly.” The trick of earning your trust by using personal information which scammers give you can make anyone unaware ...

Compound improves stroke outcome by reducing lingering ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:01

EurekAlert (press release)

Compound improves stroke outcome by reducing lingering ...
EurekAlert (press release)
An experimental compound appears to improve stroke outcome by reducing the destructive inflammation that can continue months after a stroke, scientists report. Rats consuming compound 21 following a clot-based stroke -- the most common type in humans ...

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New 'brain health index' can predict how well patients will do after ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:19

New 'brain health index' can predict how well patients will do after ...
EurekAlert (press release)
A new computer program developed by scientists at the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow can assess whole brain deterioration and help predict cognitive function after stroke up to ten times more accurately than current methods.

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London Marathon weather 2018: Heatstroke health alert for runners as director says 'ditch your PB, throw away furry ... - Evening Standard

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:49

Evening Standard

London Marathon weather 2018: Heatstroke health alert for runners as director says 'ditch your PB, throw away furry ...
Evening Standard
London Marathon runners were today told to ditch furry costumes and abandon hopes of achieving personal bests as a health alert was issued ahead of what could be the hottest race in history. Medical director Sanjay Sharma also advised the 47,000 ...

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Men younger than 50: The more you smoke, the more you stroke - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:03

Men younger than 50: The more you smoke, the more you stroke
EurekAlert (press release)
DALLAS, April 19, 2018 -- Men under 50 who smoked were more likely to have a stroke, and their risk increased with the number of cigarettes they smoked, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke. An increasing number ...

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Divorce and low socioeconomic status carry higher risk of second ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:03

Divorce and low socioeconomic status carry higher risk of second ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Heart attack survivors who are divorced or have low socioeconomic status have a higher risk of a second attack, according to research from Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a ...

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Stroke Management Market – Emerging Evolution, Advancement, Industry Trends and Forecast 2025 - Coherent Chronicle (press release) (blog)

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 04:09

Coherent Chronicle (press release) (blog)

Stroke Management Market – Emerging Evolution, Advancement, Industry Trends and Forecast 2025
Coherent Chronicle (press release) (blog)
Technologies such as robotic-assisted angiography or exoskeleton soft suit for rehabilitation are the upcoming future of stroke management market. Moreover, an idea of Mobile Stroke Treatment Units (MSTU) was introduced in Germany in 2003 and was used ...

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University of Oklahoma President David Boren makes 'complete ... - Tulsa World

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 23:36

Tulsa World

University of Oklahoma President David Boren makes 'complete ...
Tulsa World
The school released a statement saying he has no lasting impact from the stroke.

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Regional health system growth and implications for stroke care - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 16:50

Regional health system growth and implications for stroke care
EurekAlert (press release)
New research shows that stroke patients are increasingly being transferred out of smaller community and rural hospitals and sent to larger medical centers for their care and rehabilitation. While this is a positive sign for patients who need more ...

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Overdose antidote promotes stroke recovery in rats - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:02

EurekAlert (press release)

Overdose antidote promotes stroke recovery in rats
EurekAlert (press release)
The life-saving drug used to treat opioid overdose, naloxone, reduces brain inflammation in the aftermath of stroke in male rats. The preclinical research, published in eNeuro, lays the groundwork for developing the first drug to promote recovery from ...

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Overdose antidote promotes stroke recovery in rats - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:02

EurekAlert (press release)

Overdose antidote promotes stroke recovery in rats
EurekAlert (press release)
The life-saving drug used to treat opioid overdose, naloxone, reduces brain inflammation in the aftermath of stroke in male rats. The preclinical research, published in eNeuro, lays the groundwork for developing the first drug to promote recovery from ...

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Boren recovering from minor stroke - Enid News & Eagle

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:14

Enid News & Eagle

Boren recovering from minor stroke
Enid News & Eagle
NORMAN, Okla. — OU President David Boren suffered a minor stroke Saturday morning during a ceremony unveiling a statue of retired Sooner football coach Bob Stoops and was transported to an Oklahoma City hospital for treatment. According to OU Senior ...

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Oklahoma President Boren has minor stroke at Stoops ceremony - The Seattle Times

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 02:40

The Seattle Times

Oklahoma President Boren has minor stroke at Stoops ceremony
The Seattle Times
Unlimited Digital Access: $1 for 4 weeks. The school said Boren had discomfort and dizziness and he was transported to the OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where tests determined that he had a stroke. He had dinner with his family in the evening ...
David Boren expected to make full recovery from Saturday's minor stroke, OU saysTulsa World (blog)
Oklahoma president Boren has stroke at Stoops ceremonyUPI.com
David Boren expected to make full recovery after suffering 'minor ...KOCO Oklahoma City
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