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January 13, 2012

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March 13, 2012

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Chris Roberts
February 19, 2012

Very interesting article. Thanks for this!

Dean R.
February 01, 2012

I know this is important but if you really think about it, the whole point of preventing strokes is to save neurons. Which then should lead to the next step which is to come up with therapies that stop the neuronal cascade of death due to glutamate poisoning, excitotoxicity, non-opening of capillaries due to pericytes. And there are dozens of possibilities already researched in mice and rats. Some of them might work in humans. We can’t prevent all strokes so lets at least go down the second best route. And since tPA is only 30% effective in the 5% that get it lets find something more useful. I would never allow a 30% remedy to be the only therapy available. Try looking at:
Draculin, Edaravone(available in Japan since 2001),Alpha-B-crystalline,
KCC2,Enzogenol,citicoline,cypin,Nmnat1,leptin,Iduna,caffeinol,Mst3b,High-dose human ALB, progesterone,Wnt-3a,argatroban,liposomal,atorvastatin,perlecan domain V,c-jun-N-terminal kinase (JNK),Methylphenidate (Ritalin),nitric oxide,viagara,argatro
ban. Everyone of these should be readily apparent to all stroke researchers

David
January 18, 2012

Very interesting. I support Million Heart, they do the greatest things.
Best regards, David

Mike H
January 17, 2012

This is a great article. I hope that it can really do some good down the road. We have come a long way, but we have a long way to go.

January 13, 2012

We applaud this important initiative. It’s worth noting the critical role regular dental care can play in preventing heart attacks.

A large study conducted by Veterans General Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan,found that people who had their teeth professionally scaled at least once every two years were 24% less likely to have a heart attack, compared with those who skipped the hygienist.

Dilip
February 05, 2012

This could be a simple coincidence.Unless a more widely spread and rigorous study is done it would be premature to jump to any conclusion.

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