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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Algorithms for Aneurysm Diagnostics – IBM and Mayo Collaborating to Detect with 3D Images – Patients Can Add Images by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Jan 2010 10:33am Back in October of 2008 I made this post:  The 2 New Hot Words in Healthcare: Algorithms and Whistleblowers and it still holds true!  By running image results and comparing them to 15 million images to find cases of patients who have been diagnosed with the same/similar imaging results, this is allowing for aneurysms to be detected sooner.  Th ... Read on »
Baltimore Marathon Death: 23-year-old Boston man collapses near race finish by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Oct 2009 10:00pm   A 23-year-old man from Boston collapsed at the 25th-mile marker of the Baltimore Marathon. The man was taken to the hospital with a a core body temperature of 107 or 108 degrees and was pronounced dead a few hours later. The local medical examiner is scheduled to perform the autopsy today to try to determine the cause of death. " We a ... Read on »
Life in the shadow of Death... And Thank You by Danielle Tate Posted Mon 05 Nov 2012 10:05pm Every day on the news you see stories about people dying young--hit by drunk drivers or flying tree limbs, drowned in a hurricane, murdered. Even in the modern age, people still die of infectious diseases, and some are just unlucky enough to be born with genetic problems that shorten their lifespans. My own father died of a stroke when he was ... Read on »
FDA approves new treatment for large brain aneurysms by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Thu 14 Apr 2011 12:00am A patient who can't decide between two available treatments asks his doctor: "What should I do?" Another patient, torn between the same two treatments, asks: "Doctor, what would you do if you were me?" Will those two patients get the same answer? That question, posed by researchers from Duke University and the University of Michigan in a ... Read on »