Stroke in urban and rural populations in north-east Bulgaria: incidence and case fatality findings from a 'hot pursuit' study
- Hospitals differ in outcomes for women. // Journal of Business (10756124);9/29/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 20, p17
Presents a study on the percentage of the American hospitals that has improved women's survival rates by 11 percent for cardiac disease and stroke from 2001 through 2003, according to a study released by Health Grades Inc. in the U.S. Percentage of risk-adjusted mortality rate; Identification of...
- Increasing mortality among adults in Scotland 1981 to 1999. McLoone, Philip // European Journal of Public Health;Sep2003, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p230
Background: The aim of the study was to describe the change in overall and cause-specific mortality in Scotland between the early 1980s and late 1990s, with particular reference to the mortality experience of young adults. Method: The study was based on death records for Scottish residents....
- Why are strokes on the rise in young women? Masterson, Lisa // Redbook;May2011, Vol. 216 Issue 5, p106
The article discusses why stroke in women is rising and what they can do to prevent it including exercises, maintaining normal blood pressure and diet.
- I HAD A stroke AT 31. // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);9/2/2002, p36
Presents an article which focuses on a woman who had a stroke at the age of 31.
- Stroke and acute myocardial infarction in the Swedish Sami population: Incidence and mortality in relation to income and level of education. Sjölander, Per; Hassler, Sven; Janlert, Urban // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Jan2008, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p6
Background: Gender differences in cardiovascular diseases (CVD) among the Sami have been reported previously. The aim of the present study was to investigate the incidence of and mortality from stroke, subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH), and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the Swedish Sami...
- The Women's Health Initiative now turns to antidepressant use in postmenopausal women. // Menopause International;Mar2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on a study conducted and released under the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) in 2010 concerning the use of antidepressants by postmenopausal women. Results revealed that postmenopausal women who are taking antidepressants may face a higher risk of mortality and/or stroke....
- Brain Attack! Cool, Lisa Collier // Good Housekeeping;Dec99, Vol. 229 Issue 6, p64
Presents information on the prevention and detection of stroke. Risks of women for having a stroke; Effectiveness of tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) drug in reversing the damage; Risks in using the drug; Symptoms of stroke. INSETS: Preventing a Stroke;Strokes That `Go Away'.
- AHA: Stroke-related mortality is on the rise. // Geriatrics;June97, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p25
Details on the number of deaths due to strokes are rising since 1992, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). Stroke prevention factors; Necessity of imaging the brain prior to thrombolysis.
- Stroke mortality: Rates still vary, but the decline is slowing. // Geriatrics;Jan98, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p76
Presents an abstract of the articles `Geographic Variation in Stroke Mortality in Blacks and Whites in the United States,' by L.W. Pickle, M. Mungiole and R.F. Gillum and `The End of the Long-Term Decline in Stroke Mortality in the United States?' by R.F. Gillum and C.T. Sempos, which were...