Stroke

AngioScreen

Knowing your risk for heart disease and stroke can go a long way toward prevention. Start with AngioScreen®, a comprehensive heart and vascular test from Meridian Health. In just 15 minutes, this simple, non-invasive screening will help identify your risk for heart disease and stroke, so you can take charge of a heart-healthy life. For upcoming AngioScreen dates and locations, visit www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/AngioEvents  or call 1-855-785-8552.


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Stroke

A new MRI scanning technique can help doctors better nail down when a person has suffered a stroke and whether clot-busting drugs will help preserve their brain.

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Stroke

Stroke is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, but a lack of awareness and resources hinder efforts to change that, the American Stroke Association says.

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After a stroke, many patients are given the clot-busting intravenous drug alteplase, but another drug may be more effective, Australian researchers report.

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Stroke

People who learn they have an unruptured brain aneurysm typically have two options: surgery or watch and wait. Researchers hope to add a third alternative -- drugs to lower the odds of the aneurysm rupturing.

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Even after a relatively milder stroke, people can be left with challenges that go beyond the physical, researchers say.

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