A stroke is no joke. In the United States alone, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds; however, 80% of all strokes are preventable… 487 more words
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THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Taking aspirin immediately after a mini-stroke significantly reduces the risk of a major stroke, a new study suggests. 439 more words
I’ve been using the AliveCor Mobile ECG App/Device to record my patients’ heart rhythm in my office for about 6 months now.
It has for the most part taken the place of the more elaborate, but cumbersome and time-consuming, 12-lead ECG in patients where heart rhythm is my only concern. 568 more words
GOOD news for breakfast lovers: regularly eating a morning meal can prevent the likelihood of stroke.
Research from the Osaka University in Japan reveals that missing breakfast can cause an increase rate of glucose intolerance, hypertension and obesity. 117 more words
MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Immediate treatment of stroke is crucial, but a new survey finds that three-quarters of young American adults would delay going to the hospital if they had stroke symptoms. 392 more words
For most of my medical career, stroke was the third leading cause of death in the U.S., behind heart disease and cancer. Just a few years ago, chronic lower respiratory tract disease surpassed stroke. 87 more words