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FDA Approves New Device to Treat Brain Aneurysms by Medline Plus Posted Thu 07 Apr 2011 2:59pm For Immediate Release: April 06, 2011 Media Inquiries: Karen Riley, 301-796-4674, karen.riley@fda.hhs.gov Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA   FDA approves new device to treat brain aneurysms   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new device that provides neurointerventional surgeons with ano ... Read on »
September Is National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 Sep 2013 10:59am The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Launches “Pay it Forward by Playing it Forward” Campaign. Every year, 30,000 people in the United States will suffer from a ruptured brain aneurysm. 40% of these individuals will die. Those that survive often face significant challenges, greatly impacting their lives and the lives of their families. In 20 ... Read on »
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation Released Mobile App Platform by Press Release L. Facebook Posted Fri 07 Feb 2014 1:44pm Hanover, MA, February 07, 2014 - Celebrating its 20th anniversary, The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the release of its new mobile application "Brain Aneurysm" for use on Apple and Android devices. The free app, now available for download on iTunes and Google Play, is designed to provide the general public with useful information about br ... Read on »
FDA Approves New Treatment for Large Brain Aneurysms by Medline Plus Posted Fri 15 Apr 2011 12:28pm FDA approves new treatment for large brain aneurysms The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the cPAX Aneurysm Treatment System for surgery on brain aneurysms that are difficult to manage because of their size and shape. An aneurysm is a bulge in the wall of a blood vessel, which can rupture as it increases in ... Read on »
Alison Hymes' condition is serious! She now has a brain aneurysm. by Susan .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Nov 2011 12:00am The Friends and Supporters of Alison Hymes are reaching out to the media to bring light to her serious, life-threatening circumstances. Ms. Hymes spent years as a therapist and advocate for people with mental health issues, and she herself got caught up in the psychiatric system to her own detriment. We are asking for your assistance in brin ... Read on »
Brain Aneurysms by Lisa T. Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 12:00am Sometimes, despite our best efforts at taking care of ourselves, something really traumatic occurs. This is the case with one of our friends, who suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm just before Thanksgiving. Phillip didn't smoke, exercised every day and ate a healthy diet. So, through no fault of his own, he is now in intensive care and we are ... Read on »
Early menopause increases brain aneurysm risk by Anita Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Jul 2012 3:45pm Early menopause may be associated with an increased risk of brain aneurysm, new research suggests. The study by researchers from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago included 76 postmenopausal women who had a brain aneurysm, or an abnormal bulging of an artery in the brain. Aneurysms are serious. If the bulge leaks or ruptures, it can ... Read on »
Innovative treatment approved for brain aneurysms by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 30 May 2012 4:23am The National Institute for Healthcare and Clinical Excellence (NICE) have today announced support for an innovative medical device, known as a pipeline embolisation device, which can treat patients with complex brain aneurysms . An aneurysm is a bulge in a bloodA fluid that transpor ... Read on »
Study Finds Oral Contraceptives and Hormone Replacement Therapy May Protect Women against Brain Aneurysms by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 5:58pm Results from a new study suggest that oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may yield additional benefit of protecting against the formation and rupture of brain aneurysms in women. The findings from this first-of-its-kind study by a neurointerventional expert from Rush University Medical Center were presented at the Society ... Read on »
Health Connections #KSMQ Brain Aneurysms with Mayo Clinic by Jamie C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 14 Oct 2010 7:30am Brain Aneurysms are an incredibly scary affliction.  They can strike with limited warning and the general public is not well educated about aneurysms.  With me on this episode of Health Connections, Dr Robert Brown, Chair of Mayo Clinic Neurology, to discuss brain aneurysms. Read on »