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Las Vegas woman chooses painting over opioids to recover from stroke - FOX5 Las Vegas

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 00:45

FOX5 Las Vegas

Las Vegas woman chooses painting over opioids to recover from stroke
FOX5 Las Vegas
After Citron had a stroke, she said she was worried that her children would grow up without her and she did not want to burden them with her condition. She chose not to ... Despite the pain, I wanted to be alert and present for my children and family ...

This Absolutely Ginormous Asteroid Is Passing Close by Earth in Two Weeks Time - ScienceAlert

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:21

This Absolutely Ginormous Asteroid Is Passing Close by Earth in Two Weeks Time
ScienceAlert
On 1 September, a mammoth 4.4 kilometre (2.7 mile) chunk of rock will pass within an astronomical whisker of our planet – the largest near-Earth object to come this close since NASA set up its Near Earth Observations program in 1998. Don't bother ...

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Virginia Weather Alert: Heat Advisory Issued, Thunderstorms Likely - Patch.com

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:52

Patch.com

Virginia Weather Alert: Heat Advisory Issued, Thunderstorms Likely
Patch.com
Heat stroke, the most serious heat-related illness, can be fatal if not treated immediately. It occurs when the body's temperature rises rapidly and the sweating mechanism fails, leading to overheating without a way to cool down. Symptoms include ...

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Lasers used to detect risk of heart attack and stroke | EurekAlert ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:28

EurekAlert (press release)

Lasers used to detect risk of heart attack and stroke | EurekAlert ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Patients at risk of heart attacks and strokes may be spotted earlier thanks to a diagnosis tool that uses near-infrared light to identify high-risk arterial plaques, ...

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Advantage Everton in Europa League - Fox Sports Asia

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:54

Advantage Everton in Europa League
Fox Sports Asia
Michael Keane opened the scoring on 30 minutes ahead of a second from Idrissa Gueye on the stroke of half-time. The Toffees were full of running from the off, with Davy Klaasen and Ademola Lookman ... Everton appeared content to sit on their lead ...

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New study reassures women about the safety of vaginal estrogen - EurekAlert (press release)

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:35

New study reassures women about the safety of vaginal estrogen
EurekAlert (press release)
Concerns about possible increased risk of cancer and stroke have kept many women from getting relief from their menopause symptoms. Newer studies, however, have suggested that low-dose vaginal estrogen therapy is not only effective in relieving a wide ...

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Subarachnoid hemorrhage and the need for expert treatment - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:20

Subarachnoid hemorrhage and the need for expert treatment
EurekAlert (press release)
"Subarachnoid hemorrhage victims tend to be younger than typical stroke victims, and they risk a greater loss of productive life," Dr. Lawton said. "It is critical that they receive the best treatment for aneurysms - like the multidisciplinary team ...

Therapeutic cocktail could restore motor skills after spinal cord injury, stroke - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 12:03

EurekAlert (press release)

Therapeutic cocktail could restore motor skills after spinal cord injury, stroke
EurekAlert (press release)
After spinal cord injury or stroke, axons originating in the brain's cortex and along the spinal cord become damaged, disrupting motor skills. Now, according to new findings published today in Neuron, a team of scientists at Boston Children's Hospital ...

Hypothermia after stroke reduces dynamin levels and neuronal cell death - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:23

EurekAlert (press release)

Hypothermia after stroke reduces dynamin levels and neuronal cell death
EurekAlert (press release)
These results, which suggest that dynamin may have a role in--and be a potential drug target for--stroke-related neuronal cell death, are reported in Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc ...

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - Wise County Messenger

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:34

Wise County Messenger

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Wise County Messenger
“Consumers are advised not to consume any raw milk products from K-Bar Dairy that are still in their possession and to discard it,” according to the health alert. Kimberly Lambert, co-owner of K-Bar Dairy, said milk samples have been sent off for ...

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For post-menopausal women, vaginal estrogens do not raise risk of cancer, other diseases - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 00:18

For post-menopausal women, vaginal estrogens do not raise risk of cancer, other diseases
EurekAlert (press release)
Among women with an intact uterus, the risks of stroke, invasive breast cancer, colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer and pulmonary embolism/deep vein thrombosis were not significantly different between vaginal estrogen users and nonusers. The risks of ...

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Therapeutic fusion protein could mitigate blood vessel damage from cardiovascular disease - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 14:12

Therapeutic fusion protein could mitigate blood vessel damage from cardiovascular disease
EurekAlert (press release)
Scientists from Boston Children's Hospital Vascular Biology Program have revealed an engineered fusion protein that could recover blood vessel health following the onset of hypertension, atherosclerosis, stroke, heart attack, and other cardiovascular ...

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White matter connectome with cortical lesion map clarifies temporal auditory comprehension - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:20

EurekAlert (press release)

White matter connectome with cortical lesion map clarifies temporal auditory comprehension
EurekAlert (press release)
Capitalizing on their recent work to optimize connectome mapping in individuals with post-stroke brain lesions, the team designed a study combining traditional voxel-based lesion symptom mapping (VLSM) with connectome-lesion symptom mapping (CLSM).

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Manchester United 4-0 West Ham: Red Devils stars rated and slated - talkSPORT.com

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 13:10

talkSPORT.com

Manchester United 4-0 West Ham: Red Devils stars rated and slated
talkSPORT.com
Football. Manchester United 4-0 West Ham: Red Devils stars rated and slated. David de Gea - 6. A subdued afternoon for the Spanish goalkeeper. Was alert to deny Fernandes on the stroke of half time in an otherwise uneventful clash for the shot-stopper.

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Early detection, treatment are key to staving off sepsis - Hawaii Tribune Herald

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 07:10

Hawaii Tribune Herald

Early detection, treatment are key to staving off sepsis
Hawaii Tribune Herald
He's fortunate because the hospital had recently added a “sepsis alert.” Patients with suspected sepsis get a rapid and coordinated response similar to those who experienced a heart attack, traumatic injury or stroke. A sepsis alert triggers ICU and ER ...

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Commit Alert: Ron Harper Jr. Pledges To Rutgers Basketball - On The Banks (blog)

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 19:43

On The Banks (blog)

Commit Alert: Ron Harper Jr. Pledges To Rutgers Basketball
On The Banks (blog)
Despite having an unorthodox stroke, he can light it up from behind the arc and has developed a nice mid-range game as well. At 6'6”, he will fit well playing the wing at Rutgers, a position of dire need. The only wing currently on the roster is rising ...

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Editorial: Congress should act quickly to save children with vehicle technology - Tampabay.com (blog)

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 17:41

Tampabay.com (blog)

Editorial: Congress should act quickly to save children with vehicle technology
Tampabay.com (blog)
Remarkably, the number of children dying of heat stroke in locked cars is on the rise. Based on statistics compiled by a meteorologist at San Jose State University, 29 children already had ... That's a faster pace than any year on record, and there's ...

O'Fallon artist gives back by painting Ferguson portraits - KSDK

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 08:25

KSDK

O'Fallon artist gives back by painting Ferguson portraits
KSDK
O'FALLON, ILL. - Standing in front of his canvas, paint stroke after paint stroke, Robert Ketchens, an artist from O'Fallon, Illinois, is praying for an accident. “I want to be alert to the possibilities of the painting telling me which way to go ...

Disadvantaged kids may be at higher risk for heart disease later in life - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 16:45

Disadvantaged kids may be at higher risk for heart disease later in life
EurekAlert (press release)
9, 2017 -- Children from socially and economically disadvantaged families and neighborhoods appear more likely to have thicker carotid artery walls, which in adults may indicate higher risk for heart attack and stroke in later life, according to new ...

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Men, not women, may be having fewer strokes - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 16:03

Men, not women, may be having fewer strokes
EurekAlert (press release)
MINNEAPOLIS - The overall rate of stroke in the United States has been declining in recent years and while that has been good news, a new study suggests it may be primarily good news for men. The research, published in the August 9, 2017, online issue ...

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