LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the American Stroke Association:
News Releases and News Tips:
- Government researcher receives top honor, five others recognized at stroke conference
- Abstract MP15 -- Stroke in Mexican-Americans expected to rise 350 percent in next 40 years – (Spanish release) Note: Audio interview clip with ASA expert available in Spanish at ISC 2011 Multimedia.
- Wednesday's News Tips including: Abstract MP14 in Spanish: Los pacientes mas pobres sufren accidentes cerebrovasculares isquemicos mas severos
- Abstracts P55 & 25 -- Diet soda may raise odds of vascular events; salt linked to stroke risk; (Spanish Release) -- Note: An Audio News Release on this release may be downloaded from the AHA/ASA Podcast Library.
- Abstract 75 --Drug may improve outcomes in mild stroke patients, save $200 million annually
- Abstract 27 --Advanced macular degeneration is associated with an increased risk of bleeding stroke in elderly
- Abstract MP70 -- Ischemic stroke hospitalizations decline in middle aged, elderly, increases in young
Supporting Multimedia Materials at ISC 2011 Multimedia:
- Downloadable audio or video interview clips with AHA/ASA experts offering perspective on the news releases.
- Video clips with researchers (if available) are added after embargo.
- Animation, images and video footage
Coming up Thursday, February 10, 2011:
- News Conference - Featured News of the Day - 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET
Live streaming and on demand at MedpageToday.com.
Four presentations featured:
- Abstract 212 – Medicare Part D and medication compliance
- Abstract LB4 - Robot therapy
- Abstract 216 - MRI and unclear-onset stroke
- Abstract 127 - Final data on experimental agent vs. aspirin at preventing stroke in some atrial fibrillation patients
- NEWSROOM: American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference
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SOURCE American Stroke Association