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Limited data suggest possible association between Agent Orange exposure

... associated with an increased chance of developing ischemic heart disease and Parkinson's disease for Vietnam ... veterans' exposures to herbicides or TCDD. ischemic heart disease -- a condition characterized by ... the war may face a higher risk for developing ischemic heart disease. The committee's conclusion ...

Daiichi Sankyo and Lilly Receive U.S. FDA Approval for Effient(TM)

... (60 kg), or who had a prior history of transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or stroke. Effient is ... 132 pounds, or had a prior history of transient ischemic attack/stroke. An analysis from ... a history of stroke or "mini-stroke" (transient ischemic attack or TIA). If patients are 75 or ...

Annual costs of stroke in US children at least $42 million

... days and cost an average of more than $24,000. ischemic stroke (caused by a blockage in a blood vessel in ... percent were intracerebral hemorrhage and 55 were ischemic stroke. In adults, roughly 13 percent of all ... boys had more hemorrhages, while girls had more ischemic strokes. The strokes occurred most often in ...

Cell transplantation and cardiac repair

... and foster improvements in patients with ischemic artery disease. This study, conducted by a ... transplants have the potential to treat severely ischemic limbs," said corresponding author Dr. Berthold ... addition to being spared amputation, a critically ischemic leg can have increased blood flow and support ...

Sofinnova Partners Leads Investment Round in CoAxia

... augmentation developed for the treatment of ischemic stroke. The purpose of this Series D financing is ... been interested in treatment opportunities in ischemic stroke, given the very large, global, untreated ... to the SENTIS, Flo24 and FASTFlo trials for ischemic stroke, CoAxia's NeuroFlo(TM) & ...

Cardium Receives Preliminary Notification of Inclusion in the Russell 3000(R) Index and Russell Global(R) Index

... products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's InnerCool ... to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to ... circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more ...

Cardium Presents Gene Activated Matrix Technology and Update on Excellarate Clinical Development Program at ASGT Annual Meeting

... products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's InnerCool ... to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to ... circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more ...

Stem cell transplant in mouse embryo yields heart protection in adulthood

... cells that had been used to successfully treat ischemic heart disease following heart attack. The ... while the other group deteriorated, demonstrating ischemic myopathy, myocardial scarring and significant ... prevention of adult heart stress intolerance to ischemic injury through preemptive cell based ....

Concentric Medical Announces Enrollment Milestone for Merci Registry

... Medical, Inc., the global leader in acute ischemic stroke intervention, today announced the ... of data on mechanical intervention in acute ischemic stroke patients. In June 2007, Concentric ... use of mechanical intervention in acute ischemic stroke patients. Concentric Medical continues to ...

Cardium Reports on First Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Recent Developments

... products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's InnerCool ... to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to ... circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more ...

Videoconferencing can increase patient access to stroke specialists

... rural or other underserved areas; and a transient ischemic attack (TIA), once known as a "mini" or "warning" ... last, should be used to define a transient ischemic attack (TIA) once known as a "mini" stroke or ... with a specialized MRI. Re-defining transient ischemic attack (TIA) Another statement addressed TIAs. ...

Cardium Reports on New Excellarate(TM) Product Formulations to Expand Commercialization Potential Into Multiple Wound Healing Applications

... products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's InnerCool ... to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to ... circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more ...

Women More Likely to Experience Non-Traditional Stroke Symptoms

... Lisabeth says. The U-M study examined ischemic strokes, the kind experienced by 80 percent of stroke victims, and transient ischemic attack, called mini-strokes because symptoms go ... School of Public Health. Recognizing an ischemic stroke Strokes are a medical emergency, and if ...

PhotoThera Closes $50 Million Financing, Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer

... PREPARES FOR LAUNCH OF 'NEST-3' ACUTE ischemic STROKE CLINICAL TRIAL CARLSBAD, Calif., ... therapy (TLT) designed for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke within 24 hours of stroke onset, announced ... for patients with moderate to moderately severe ischemic strokes using a post-hoc data analysis. In ...

Photos: New Program Educates About Serious Warning Sign for Stroke

... but serious health risk - transient ischemic attack (TIA). TIA is an important warning sign ... with their doctors. About Transient ischemic Attack (TIA) A transient ischemic attack (TIA) occurs when blood flow to the brain ...

Cardium Provides Update Regarding Exchange Listing Compliance Plan Accepted by NYSE Amex

... products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's InnerCool ... to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to ... circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more ...

Scientists Spot Stroke Genes

... variants responsible for an increased risk of ischemic stroke. About 20 percent of whites and 10 ... implications are potentially enormous. ischemic stroke, caused by blocked blood flow to the ... The American Stroke Association has more on ischemic stroke . SOURCES: Myriam ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Journal of Neurotrauma Highlights Hypothermia Therapy's Role in Post Cardiac Arrest, and Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Patients

... is a growing clinical area focused on preserving ischemic tissue and improving patient outcomes following ... order to reduce cell death and damage caused by ischemic events in which blood flow to critical organs ... products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's InnerCool ...

Cardium Reports on Recent Highlights, Financial Results and 2009 Outlook

... therapy as an adjunctive treatment for acute ischemic stroke. The Company expects to announce results ... preliminary efficacy of therapeutic cooling for ischemic stroke patients. Tissue ... natural healing processes in response to repeated ischemic stress (insufficient blood flow and myocardial ...

Abnormal EKG can predict death in stroke patients

... People who suffer an ischemic stroke and also have an abnormality in the ... at this relationship in the context of acute ischemic stroke, Stead said. Researchers studied the medical records of 345 ischemic stroke patients at the Mayo Clinic, treated ...

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Encourages Broader Aspirin Use to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke

... women over 55 to prevent first heart attack and ischemic stroke respectively, when the benefits outweigh ... and nonfatal stroke in patients who have had an ischemic stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA, or "mini-stroke"); 2) reduce the ...

Kidney Disease Increases the Risk of Stroke in Patients With the Most Common Type of Heart Arrhythmia, According to Kaiser Permanente Study

... at whether kidney disease increased the risk of ischemic stroke -- the most common kind of stroke that ... was associated with a graded, increased risk of ischemic stroke and blood clots that travel through the ... off anticoagulants, validating the occurrence of ischemic stroke, and the accounting for the presence of ...

Kidney disease increases the risk of stroke in patients

... at whether kidney disease increased the risk of ischemic stroke -- the most common kind of stroke that ... was associated with a graded, increased risk of ischemic stroke and blood clots that travel through the ... off anticoagulants, validating the occurrence of ischemic stroke, and the accounting for the presence of ...

Early Menopause Doubles Stroke Risk

... before age 42 had a doubling in the risk of ischemic stroke, compared to all other women," said Dr. ... International Stroke Conference in San Diego. ischemic stroke, in which blood vessels clog, is the most ... followed the women until they had their first ischemic stroke, died or had completed the 22-year ...

New Advances May Treat Stroke Faster, Better

... safe way to reopen blood vessels blocked after an ischemic stroke. ischemic strokes make up the majority of attacks and occur ... That's because the clot-buster is meant for ischemic strokes, in which the vessel clogs from within ...

Cardium's Exchange Listing Compliance Plan Accepted by NYSE Alternext US

... products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's InnerCool ... to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to ... circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more ...

TV News Coverage Reports on InnerCool's CoolBlue System Treatment of Cardiac Shock Patient Following Childbirth at Rush Hospital, Chicago

... cooling for cardiac arrest (resuscitation), acute ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction (heart attack) and ... products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's InnerCool ... to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to ...

Stroke therapy window might be extended past nine hours for some

... The most common type of stroke is called ischemic stroke. These strokes occur when a blood clot ... a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. Some ischemic strokes can be treated with thrombolytic, or ... researchers analyzed the test results of 109 ischemic stroke patients at MGH. The testing methods ...

Cardium's InnerCool Reports on Expanding Use of Therapeutic Hypothermia

... cooling for cardiac arrest (resuscitation), acute ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction (heart attack) and ... products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's InnerCool ... to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Launch of New Enhanced Website

... cooling for cardiac arrest (resuscitation), acute ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction (heart attack) and ... products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's InnerCool ... to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to ...

Concentric Medical Reaches Important Stroke Milestone

... the global leader in devices for clot removal in ischemic stroke patients, today announced that the ... to remove blood clots from patients suffering an ischemic stroke. The Merci Retrieval System has ... blood flow by removing blood clots that cause ischemic stroke. The Merci Retrieval System is available ...

January 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Stroke Symptoms, Personal Health Records and Volunteering

... life. What's immediate? Ideally, treatment for ischemic stroke -- the most common type -- begins within ... of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource . ischemic stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is ... also known as clot busters, are used to treat ischemic stroke and reduce the risk of permanent brain ...

Biomarkers improve ischemic stroke prediction

... individually to the traditional risk factors for ischemic stroke improved prediction," Nambi said. ... those with a less than 2 percent chance of ischemic stroke in the next five years as low risk. Those ... anyone with greater than a 5 percent chance of ischemic stroke were defined as high risk. However, ...

Bat Saliva-Based Stroke Drug Disappoints in Trial

... activator (tPA), the only current treatment for ischemic strokes, which are caused by blockage of a blood vessel. Most strokes are ischemic strokes; tPA is given by intravenous injection ... to develop desmoteplase. More information ischemic stroke and is treatment are explained by the ....

Cardium Reports on New York City's Adoption of Therapeutic Cooling Protocols for Cardiac Arrest Patients

... a rapidly-advancing field focused on preserving ischemic tissue and improving patient outcomes following ... (such as the brain, heart and kidneys) following ischemic or inflammatory events, by lowering metabolism ... be treated with induced hypothermia. ischemic diseases constitute the largest segment of the ...

Cardium Completes $6.0 Million Financing

... products and devices for cardiovascular, ischemic and related indications. Cardium's InnerCool ... to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to ... circulation in the hearts of patients with ischemic conditions such as recurrent angina. For more ...

Concentric Medical Launches Distal Access Catheter

... the global leader in devices for clot removal in ischemic stroke patients, today announced the launch of ... remove thrombus in patients suffering an ischemic stroke. The Merci Distal Access Catheter was ... and removing blood clots that cause ischemic stroke. The Merci Retrieval System is available ...

Women's Peripheral Artery Disease Tied to Secondhand Smoke

... 69% increased risk for heart disease, 56% risk of ischemic stroke, study finds MONDAY, Sept. 22 ... heart disease by 69 percent and the risk of ischemic stroke by 56 percent. ischemic stroke occurs when a blockage cuts off blood ...

Stroke Risk Plummets With Healthy Lifestyle

... any stroke, and an 81 percent decreased risk of ischemic stroke. Men living healthy lives cut their overall risk of stroke by 69 percent and their risk of ischemic stroke by 80 percent. An ischemic stroke is the most common type of stroke, and it ...

GI Bleeding After Stroke Raises Death Risk

... who were observed while in recovery from an ischemic stroke. ischemic strokes are the most common type of stroke -- ... between 2003 and 2006 following an acute ischemic stroke. Of these patients, 829 died during ...
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