N.C. Stroke Association Company Profile

15:57 EST 17th November 2017 | BioPortfolio

NCSA is a 501 (c) 3 organization founded in 1998 by a group of physicians and lay people who saw the need to address the state’s increasing prevalence of stroke and its attendant disabilities. With operational seed money from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, NCSA began to fulfill its mission to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke in North Carolina through collaborations to facilitate screening, education, outcome assessments and advocacy. For more information, visit

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American Stroke Association offers new stroke rehabilitation toolkits

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, has ...

Quitting statins after stroke may raise risk of another stroke

Stroke patients who stopped taking statin drugs three to six months after a first ischemic stroke, the type caused by narrowed arteries, had a higher risk of a having another stroke within a year, acc...

Stroke survivors without early complications at long-term risk of death, stroke

(Canadian Medical Association Journal) People who survive a stroke or a mini-stroke without early complications have an increased risk of death, another stroke or heart attack (myocardial infarction) ...

Parkinson’s Disease and Stroke: Is There a Link?

Parkinson’s disease and stroke may be linked, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference in Houston.

Less than half of stroke patients nationwide are prescribed recommended cholesterol-lowering medication

Nationwide, less than half of stroke patients discharged from the hospital received a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medications called statins, and the likelihood of a prescription varied by p...

Mayo Clinic scientist recognized for his leading role in developing first effective treatment for stroke caused by blood clots

(American Heart Association) The American Heart Association presented its 2017 Research Achievement Award to Thomas G. Brott, M.D., 'for his pivotal role in the development of life-saving intervention...

Disadvantaged kids may be at higher risk for heart disease later in life

Children from socially and economically disadvantaged families and neighborhoods appear more likely to have thicker carotid artery walls, which in adults may indicate higher risk for heart attack and ...

Ischemic stroke: Causes, symptoms, and risk factors

Strokes are the second leading cause of death in the world, according to the American Stroke Association. Most strokes are caused by a blood clot,... Read More →

Drugs and Medications [69 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

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Losartan potassium [Greenstone LLC]

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Pradaxa [Rebel Distributors Corp]

These highlights do not include all the information needed to use PRADAXA safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for PRADAXA. PRADAXA® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) capsules for o...

PubMed Articles [2488 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Multiple Silent Brain Infarcts Are Associated with Severer Stroke in Patients with First-Ever Ischemic Stroke without Advanced Leukoaraiosis.

Silent brain infarct (SBI) is associated with symptomatic stroke, but the association between SBI and acute ischemic stroke severity is uncertain. We aimed at investigating the association between SBI...

Aspirin resistance are associated with long-term recurrent stroke events after ischaemic stroke.

To investigate the prevalent of aspirin resistance (AR) in stroke and its association with recurrent stroke in 214 patients with ischemic stroke who were receiving aspirin before the stroke onset.

Role of TLR4 (C1196T) and CD14 (C-260T) Polymorphisms in Development of Ischemic Stroke, Its Subtypes and Hemorrhagic Stroke.

In the present study, we evaluated the association of TLR4 and CD14 polymorphisms, i.e. C1196T and C-260T, respectively, with ischemic stroke (n = 700), its subtypes and hemorrhagic stroke (n = 30...

Association between Lipoprotein Lipase Polymorphism and the Risk of Stroke: A Meta-analysis.

Several studies have studied the relationship between lipoprotein lipase (LPL) HindIII gene polymorphism and stroke susceptibility. However, the conclusions remain controversial. To clarify the associ...

Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) and the Risk of Stroke in the REGARDS Cohort.

Ambient particulate matter has been shown to be associated with declining human health, although the association between fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and stroke is uncertain.

Clinical Trials [3164 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Role of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Stroke Appearance

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in industrialized countries and the first cause of handicap in adults. Several stroke risk factors were identified such as high blood pressure, d...

Study of Continuous Cardiac Monitoring to Assess Atrial Fibrillation After Cryptogenic Stroke

The 2006 American Heart Association / American Stroke Association Council on Stroke Guidelines for Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic recommended t...

Identification the Cause of Cerebral Infarction in Patients With Cancer

Although there has been increasing interest in the association between cancer and cerebrovascular disease, the underlying pathophysiology of stroke in cancer patients is still not fully un...

the Incidence and the Association Between Motor Subtypes and Outcome of Delirium in Ischemic Stroke Patients

this study examines the incidence of newly developed delirium in patients who admit to university hospital stroke unit for cerebral infarction, and analyze the association between delirium...

Measuring Health Related Quality of Life in Veterans With Stroke

Approximately 11,000 veterans annually are hospitalized with a newly acquired incident stroke. Based on American Heart Association ratios of stroke incidence and prevalence, up to 80,000 ...

Companies [1425 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

Created in 1997 as a division of the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association works to improve stroke prevention, diagnosis and treatment to save lives from stroke -- America's No. ...

American Stroke Association

Created in 1997 as a division of the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association works to improve stroke prevention, diagnosis and treatment to save lives from stroke -- America's No. ...

PhotoThera, Inc.

PhotoThera, Inc. (, located in Carlsbad, California, is developing transcranial laser therapy (TLT) for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke and other neurological diseases and di...

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

Northwest Hospital ’s Stroke Program is a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center, has won the Joint Commission gold seal of approval and a Gold Plus Award from the American H...

Cigna Corporation and American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. We team with millions of volunteers to fund...

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