All stroke

Larisa Cavallari

June 13, 2013

Test makes medication safer for African Americans

Genetic test tailors warfarin dose to individual patient

Illustration of a stroke in a human brain

May 21, 2013

New blood-thinner measures may cut medication errors

Health care providers need to ensure safe, effective use of anticoagulants

Mahnaz Shahidi

February 19, 2013

Mahnaz Shahidi: Inventor of the Year

Are you at risk for stroke? A device developed by Mahnaz Shahidi can see it in your eyes.

September 6, 2012

Genetic Test Will Help Dose Blood Thinner

Patients suffering from dangerous blood clots will receive genetic testing to help health professionals at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System prescribe the proper dose of the blood-thinner warfarin.

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September 5, 2012

Union vs city

“Here you have a union that’s decided to take on a very large city.”

Alexander Aruin

September 5, 2012

Helping stroke patients keep their balance

Alexander Aruin has developed an inexpensive, simple way to help stroke patients keep their balance.

July 19, 2012

Lift and Shift: Shoe Insole Helps Stroke Patients Relearn Balance

A simple shoe insole can help stroke patients learn to rebalance their body weight and avoid dangerous falls.

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February 23, 2012

Naked Mole-Rats Bear Lifesaving Clues

Could blind, buck-toothed, finger-sized naked mole-rats harbor in their brain cells a survival secret that might lead to better heart attack or stroke treatments?

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