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American Stroke Association Company Profile

20:23 EST 20th February 2019 | BioPortfolio

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. 3 killer and a leading cause of serious disability. To do this, we fund scientific research, help people better understand and avoid stroke, encourage government support, guide healthcare professionals, and provide information to stroke survivors and their caregivers to enhance their quality of life. To learn more, call 1-888-4STROKE or visit strokeassociation.org.


News Articles [2439 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Health Tip: Caregiving After Stroke

-- Caring for a loved one after a stroke can be difficult, but with the right information and preparation, you can keep your loved one safe, the American Stroke Association says. The association offer...

AHA: Ozone Pollution May Be Linked to a Type of Bleeding Stroke

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Exposure to the main ingredient in smog may be linked to a type of bleeding stroke, according to new research. Studies have shown an association...

ASA: Opioid Epidemic Tied to Infection-Related Stroke

TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 -- The opioid epidemic is driving a steep increase in infection-related stroke hospitalizations, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in Stroke to coincide with the Ame...

Hospitalized women with stroke less likely to get specialized medical evaluations

Hospitalized women with ischemic stroke were less likely than men to be evaluated by stroke specialists and get specialized diagnostic tests, according to preliminary research to be presented in Honol...

ASA: Flu-Like Illness Linked to Increased Risk for Stroke

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 -- Influenza-like illness (ILI) is associated with an increased risk for ischemic stroke and cervical artery dissection (CeAD), according to two studies presented at the Ameri...

ASA: Increased Odds of Stroke, MI With E-Cigarette Use

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 -- Electronic cigarette use is associated with increased odds of stroke, myocardial infarction, and angina or coronary heart disease, according to a study presented at the Ame...

Women less likely to receive specialized medical evaluations after stroke

(American Heart Association) Hospitalized women with ischemic stroke were less likely than men to be evaluated by stroke specialists and get specialized diagnostic tests, according to preliminary rese...

Clot removal beyond normal treatment time, still improved quality of life after stroke

(American Heart Association) Stroke survivors have better quality of life three months after their stroke if the clot that caused the stroke was mechanically removed even hours beyond the ideal treatm...

PubMed Articles [5231 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Association between Mapuche Ethnicity and Stroke: A Case-Control Study.

There is evidence of a greater incidence of stroke in native populations and minorities. A total of 34% of the population in the Araucanía Region is indigenous. The association between Mapuche ethnic...

Chronic Myocardial Injury and Risk for Stroke.

Chronic myocardial injury defined as persistent troponin levels >99th percentile values when measured with high-sensitivity assays (hs-cTn) is common. The association between chronic myocardial injury...

Plasma retinol and the risk of first stroke in hypertensive adults: a nested case-control study.

Identification of novel risk factors is needed to further lower stroke risk. Data concerning the association between plasma retinol concentrations and the risk of stroke are limited.

Comments on: "A Meta-Analysis of the Association between Microrna-196A2 and Risk of Ischemic Stroke and Coronary Artery Disease in Asian Population".

A Pilot Primary Stroke Prevention Program for Elderly Korean Americans.

Stroke is a significant health issue with devastating consequences among older adults in the United States. However, it can be prevented by improving stroke knowledge and managing risk factors. Many s...

Clinical Trials [5274 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Tenecteplase in Stroke Patients Between 4 and 24 Hours

This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of tenecteplase compared with placebo in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). All patients will receive standard-of-care therapy acco...

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...

Improve Acute Reperfusion Treatment Quality for Stroke in China, IMPROVE: Stroke Care in China

In order to bridge the great gaps, Chinese Stroke Association (CSA) and American Heart Association (AHA) sought to develop, conduct, and assess a multifaceted quality improvement intervent...

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 ...

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...

Companies [2402 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. ...

iSchemaView

iSchemaView is the leader in cerebrovascular imaging analysis, delivering the proven software tools that healthcare professionals around the world use to successfully identify and...

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...

Nutrisystem, Inc. and American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers t...

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