Stroke

ESO cautions against consequences of COVID-19 crisis on stroke care

4 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

The European Stroke Organisation cautions against the consequences of the Coronavirus-Crisis on stroke care.
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Prehospital Stroke Triage System Shortens Time to Thrombectomy

14 hours ago   |   Medscape

Stockholm's prehospital stroke triage system shortens the time to thrombectomy without prolonging the time to intravenous thrombolysis , researchers report. Reuters Health...
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Repairing stroke-damaged rat brains

15 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Researchers have succeeded in restoring mobility and sensation of touch in stroke-afflicted rats by reprogramming human skin cells to become nerve cells, which were then...
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Researchers succeed in restoring mobility and sensation of touch in stroke-afflicted rats

16 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have succeeded in restoring mobility and sensation of touch in stroke-afflicted rats by reprogramming human skin cells to become nerve...
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COVID-19: Are Acute Stroke Patients Avoiding Emergency Care?

20 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   9 articles

Stroke specialists across the country are reporting a substantial drop in the number of patients seeking emergency care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medscape Medical News
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Telemedicine-Based Prehospital Stroke Triage Speeds Thrombectomy

21 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

]]> - Stockholm's new prehospital stroke triage system allowed centers to deliver endovascular thrombectomy to the right patients faster and without sacrificing time to IV...
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Food rich in vitamin D such as cheese and oily fish is good for the heart, research shows

Food rich in vitamin D such as cheese and oily fish is good for the heart, research shows

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Lovers of cheese, eggs and oily fish are in luck, after Scientists discovered that the foods may protect against a heart attack or stroke, with the benefits being much more...
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New method of stroke treatment led to better patient care

1 day ago   |   News Medical

A new method of evaluating and prioritizing treatment for patients with suspected acute stroke, which has been used by the Stockholm health authority since 2017, has led to...
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Neurologic Symptoms and COVID-19: What's Known, What Isn't

1 day ago   |   Web MD   |   20 articles

Some patients with COVID-19 are also presenting with neurologic disorders, including encephalopathy, stroke, Guillain-Barre syndrome and more. What it means, however, is at...
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New practices improve stroke care

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new method of evaluating and prioritizing treatment for patients with suspected acute stroke, which has been used by the Stockholm health authority since 2017, has led to...
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Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global COVID-19 Cases Exceed 1.5 Million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases exceeded 1.5 million on Wednesday afternoon local time, reports Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Read more ...

Face masks are effective at STOPPING the spread of the coronavirus through...

Face masks are effective at STOPPING the spread of the coronavirus through speaking, NIH study finds

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COVID-19 Hitting Some African American Communities Harder

In states such as Michigan and Louisiana, as well as in cities like Chicago and Milwaukee, African American people are making up a disproportionately large number of COVID-19... Read more ...

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Kidney Damage Caused By Lupus Reversed By New Drug

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My 4-Year-Old Was Hospitalized With COVID-19

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Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

Rates of flu-like illnesses in Santa Clara are twice as low as in New York

A new infographic from Kinsa Health shows how Santa Clara County lowered its rates of flu-like illnesses faster than New York County by imposing stay-at-home orders sooner. Read more ...

Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

Boost your immune system with dietary selenium and vitamin D

The coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by storm with over a million confirmed cases across the globe. The United States stands on the forefront of this global pandemic as... Read more ...

Study: Nearly 8 out of 10 coronavirus patients in China caught it from...

Study: Nearly 8 out of 10 coronavirus patients in China caught it from someone with NO symptoms

Asymptomatic carriers, or people who don't show any symptoms of the disease, remain one of the biggest vectors for the spread of the global coronavirus pandemic. Now, a new... Read more ...