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Studies: Hemorrhagic Stroke Patients Have Second Chance

Gigi Gelvosa, a neurosurgical operating room nurse at Seton Brain and Spine Care in Austin, Texas, suddenly found herself whisked into the emergency room of the same hospital where she worked. She was in a coma and this time was … Continue reading

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Gordie Howe has passed away

Mr. Hockey has shuffled off this mortal coil. After suffering a stroke in 2014, he underwent stem cell treatment in Mexico and saw significant improvement in his condition. I know when we were trying to find treatment for my father … Continue reading

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Stanford researchers ‘stunned’ by stem cell experiment that helped stroke patient walk

Stanford researchers studying the effect of stem cells injected directly into the brains of stroke patients said Thursday that they were “stunned” by the extent to which the experimental treatment restored motor function in some of the patients. While the research involved only 18 patients and was … Continue reading

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2 Keys to Preventing Recurrent Strokes

High blood pressure can put you at risk for having another stroke. So can depression. According to a new study, though, the risk skyrockets to more than 80 percent for stroke survivors experiencing both. Take these precautions to ensure you … 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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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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