Tuesday 29 Jul 2014

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Ambulance magnesium treatment fails to improve stroke outcome

SAN DIEGO – Giving intravenous magnesium to stroke patients soon after the start of symptoms, in an attempt to protect brain cells deprived of oxygen, failed to improve stroke-related disability 3 months later, according to research presented at the American …

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Most people have access to stroke care, but few get recommended treatment

Four out of five people in the United States live within an hour’s drive of a hospital equipped to treat acute stroke — yet very few get recommended