For the first time in two decades, a new treatment has been shown to limit the damage from a common type of stroke. Researchers in the Netherlands found that mechanically removing a clot in addition to using a standard clot-busting medicine lowered the risk that a stroke sufferer would end u…
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Tucson is one of 17 communities participating in a model test that offers the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program at no cost to qualified Medicare enrollees.
On April 12, 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a massive stroke at the Little White House, his personal retreat, in Warm Springs, Ga. Writing in CNS Spectrums, Drs. Jeffrey M. Jones and Joni L. Jones note “… while sitting for a portrait, FDR suddenly developed a severe headac…
If Dr. Mateja de Leonni Stanonik wants people to know two things about stroke, they’re this: Speed is of the essence for treatment, and FAST — an acronym to help people recognize the first signs of stroke — can save your life.
Nearby regions of the brain can take on reading, writing and speaking tasks lost to brain damage from stroke or trauma.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:
Country singer Randy Travis has canceled his Aug. 26 concert at Fox Tucson Theatre.
Randy Travis, hospitalized for a viral infection, suffered a stroke and underwent brain surgery. He was listed in critical condition
The ancient Chinese martial art tai chi may reduce falls among adult stroke survivors, researchers at the University of Arizona have found.
A Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference will be held tomorrow - Saturday - at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.
Three long-awaited studies have shown that mechanically removing a blood clot from a stroke patient’s brain is no more useful than the older treatment of giving an IV dose of a clot-dissolving drug to the whole body.
One in 12 stroke survivors thought about suicide or that they would be better off dead, a troubling federal survey reveals.
Nearly two decades ago, University of Arizona radiologist Dr. Evan Unger recognized that an ultrasound imaging contrast agent he pioneered held promise as a way to deliver drugs or therapies to specific areas.
NuvOx Pharma, founded and led by University of Arizona radiologist Dr. Evan Unger, is in clinical trials of an injectable drug to make tumors more susceptible to radiation treatment.
A Tucson man who allowed his stroke-impaired girlfriend to wallow in her own waste for weeks was sentenced to 1 1/2 years in prison Thursday.
An assistant professor in the University of Arizona College of Nursing has been awarded a three-year $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support his research on a devastating type of stroke.