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Results from new global health task shifting trial surprise researchers - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:33

Results from new global health task shifting trial surprise researchers
EurekAlert (press release)
One of the largest stroke rehabilitation trials ever undertaken has revealed family-led rehabilitation is ineffective. The research published in The Lancet this week revealed there was no reduction in disability for patients on the trial, compared to ...

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Giving birth multiple times has impact on stroke recovery, study ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 14:18

Giving birth multiple times has impact on stroke recovery, study ...
EurekAlert (press release)
New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that while perimenopausal female mice that gave birth multiple times ...

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QHC Health Notes: Time of essence with strokes - Belleville Intelligencer

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:19

Belleville Intelligencer

QHC Health Notes: Time of essence with strokes
Belleville Intelligencer
In addition to beginning life-saving treatment on the way to the emergency department, an ambulance will take them to the closest hospital with a specialized program for stroke care. Prior to arriving at that hospital, the paramedics will call ahead to ...

WMBF First Alert meteorologists ready residents at area storm expo - WMBF

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:43

WMBF

WMBF First Alert meteorologists ready residents at area storm expo
WMBF
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Members of the WMBF First Alert Storm team were at Sam's Club on Monday to talk about storm safety and how to prepare for severe weather and the summer heat. Area first responders, the Red Cross and Grand Strand Health also ...

Skin cell model advances study of genetic mutation linked to heart ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:05

EurekAlert (press release)

Skin cell model advances study of genetic mutation linked to heart ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Using a new skin cell model, researchers have overcome a barrier that previously prevented the study of living tissue from people at risk for early heart disease ...

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Healthy Living: Learn to recognize signs of stroke, and act FAST - Norwich Bulletin

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:31

Norwich Bulletin

Healthy Living: Learn to recognize signs of stroke, and act FAST
Norwich Bulletin
As a bedside nurse, I remember frequent overhead pages at the hospital: “Trauma alert: stroke; estimated time of arrival ...” Each time I heard the message I would hope the patient arrived at the hospital quick enough for key brain-saving treatments ...

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Early cardiology care linked to lower risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation - EurekAlert (press release)

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 14:04

Early cardiology care linked to lower risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation
EurekAlert (press release)
The risk of stroke was significantly reduced in patients newly diagnosed with a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation who received early care from a cardiologist, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine ...

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Keep your pet safe this summer - Ellwood City Ledger

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 21:15

Ellwood City Ledger

Keep your pet safe this summer
Ellwood City Ledger
Awareness of increased risk of heat stroke in short-nosed breeds, like boxers, pugs and bulldogs, is important in prevention of the problem. Be alert to the signs of heat stroke: excess panting, red gums, excessive salivation, rapid heartbeat and/or ...

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Heat Stroke vs Heat Exhaustion - KRISTV.com | Continuous News ... - KRIS Corpus Christi News

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 14:35

KRIS Corpus Christi News

Heat Stroke vs Heat Exhaustion - KRISTV.com | Continuous News ...
KRIS Corpus Christi News
The temperatures will only continue to rise in South Texas, do you know how to prevent yourself from heat illnesses? Do you also know the differences between ...

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As temps increase, firefighters say to be alert for heat-related illnesses - WOAI

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 21:18

WOAI

As temps increase, firefighters say to be alert for heat-related illnesses
WOAI
Heat stroke is more severe. Symptoms include a throbbing headache, the person isn't sweating at all, and their skin is red and hot. Firefighters say if someone is suffering from heat stroke, call 911 and take immediate action to cool the person down ...

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Health Alert: NSAIDS - WDTV

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:34

WDTV

Health Alert: NSAIDS
WDTV
To try and frame this, 25 to 50 patients would need to be treated with NSAIDs for one year to cause one additional event such as a heart attack or stroke.However, given that millions of people take these drugs, and that many of them are seniors ...

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Alert: Heat Advisory until 09:00PM Saturday - Tillamook Headlight-Herald

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:03

Alert: Heat Advisory until 09:00PM Saturday
Tillamook Headlight-Herald
Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends ...

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Hot cars can become death traps in minutes, safety officials warn - Sun Sentinel

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:58

Sun Sentinel

Hot cars can become death traps in minutes, safety officials warn
Sun Sentinel
About half of those 793 cases have led to charges of child neglect or manslaughter, with an 81 percent conviction rate, said Jan Null, a meteorologist and professor at San Jose State University, who has been tracking child vehicular heat stroke deaths ...

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Study settles debate over head position following stroke | EurekAlert ... - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:02

Study settles debate over head position following stroke | EurekAlert ...
EurekAlert (press release)
A trial involving more than 11000 patients has revealed sitting up or lying flat after a stroke makes no difference to their recovery. The research led by The ...

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Volleyball tournament supports stroke awareness - StarNewsOnline.com

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:24

StarNewsOnline.com

Volleyball tournament supports stroke awareness
StarNewsOnline.com
On Saturday and Sunday, Cap't Bills Backyard Bar & Grille will host the fifth annual Ranse Jones Beach Jam volleyball tournament to raise awareness about strokes. Jones was 34-year-old when he suffered stroke and later died. [CONTRIBUTED PHOTO].

Study settles debate over head position following stroke - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:04

Study settles debate over head position following stroke
EurekAlert (press release)
A trial involving more than 11,000 patients has revealed sitting up or lying flat after a stroke makes no difference to their recovery. The research led by The George Institute for Global Health set out to discover if the bed head position of people ...

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FIRST ALERT IN EFFECT: Summer Heat Safety Tips - KVIA El Paso

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:01

KVIA El Paso

FIRST ALERT IN EFFECT: Summer Heat Safety Tips
KVIA El Paso
These include in order of progression: heat rash, sunburn (sunburn reduces the body's ability to cool off), heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Heat stroke is a severe medical emergency. • Stay indoors and limit your exposure to the sun. • If ...

Breastfeeding may reduce a mother's heart attack and stroke risk - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:22

Breastfeeding may reduce a mother's heart attack and stroke risk
EurekAlert (press release)
DALLAS, June 21, 2017 -- Breastfeeding is not only healthy for babies, it may also reduce a mother's risk of having a heart attack or stroke later in life, according to new research published in of the Journal of the American Heart Association, the ...

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ABC-7 First Alert: First day of summer, heat wave continues - KVIA El Paso

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:11

KVIA El Paso

ABC-7 First Alert: First day of summer, heat wave continues
KVIA El Paso
Avoid, prolonged exposure to heat this can result in heat exhaustion and/or heat stroke. High temperatures will run around 105 Wednesday-- 105 to 110 degrees Thursday and Friday. A few showers and thunderstorms possible with several storms producing ...

Stroke history higher in asymptomatic versus symptomatic atrial fibrillation patients - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 02:48

Stroke history higher in asymptomatic versus symptomatic atrial fibrillation patients
EurekAlert (press release)
Vienna, Austria - 21 June 2017: Newly diagnosed asymptomatic atrial fibrillation patients have a higher rate of previous stroke than those with symptoms, according to results from the GLORIA-AF Registry presented today at EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM ...

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