Monthly Archives: August 2015

What Women Don’t Know About Stroke Could Kill Them (Op-Ed)

Dr. Diana Greene-Chandos, neurologist and director of neuroscience critical care at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, contributed this column to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Too few women know the female-specific risks and symptoms of a stroke, and … Continue reading

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Service Dog Saves Stroke Survivor’s Life Twice

Diamond was one day from being put down when Denna Williams found her at the animal shelter, but the stroke survivor says she’s the one that’s really been rescued. The 9-year-old Alaskan Samoa has saved her life twice and has … Continue reading

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Major study finds working longer hours increases stroke risk

The likely toll of long working hours is revealed in a major new study which shows that employees still at their desks into the evening run an increased risk of stroke – and the longer the hours they put in, … Continue reading

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Clot-busting nanocapsule could ‘revolutionize stroke and heart attack treatment’

A new study suggests that using nanocapsules to precisely target activated clotting platelets with clot-busting drugs could revolutionize the treatment of stroke and heart attack. A report on the research, led by the University of Melbourne and the Baker IDI … Continue reading

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Young girl’s blinding headaches blamed on periods actually a STROKE

Budding dancer Georgia Smith, 13, was suffering a bad headache in January. When the headache returned, accompanied by projectile vomiting, she visited the doctor. They believed she was suffering from a migraine and the school girl was sent home with … Continue reading

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