WHAT: DAILY NEWS SUMMARY — WEDNESDAY, Feb. 24 from the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2010
WHERE: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Stroke Conference features more than 900 presentations on stroke science, and more than 3,500 attendees are expected. The American Stroke Association communications department offers a full program of news materials and news events to media. Conference highlights are below.
The conference is from Wednesday, Feb. 24-Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.
For complete coverage, visit the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's online news room at americanheart.mediaroom.com and click on Scientific Conferences & Meetings.
Wednesday News from the International Stroke Conference:
TIA – Not a "Mini" Problem. New research on damage from transient ischemic attack (TIA) – sometimes called "mini-stroke," – and why it should never be taken lightly. Researchers discussed four abstracts, including:
A collection of several childhood stroke abstracts including research about distinctive risk factors for childhood stroke and a rare form of child stroke linked to high BMI.
Downloadable audio interviews with American Stroke Association spokespeople offering perspective on each of the news releases are available. Listen here
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