• The Brain and Supplements – Medical Facts and Benefits

    The Brain and Supplements – Medical Facts and Benefits

    The human brain is the most powerful organ in the body. It is responsible for everything from thinking, feeling, moving and storing of memories. One of the interesting things about the brain is that it remains active while we are asleep, and gets rid of unwanted memories, and allows you to wake up feeling refreshed,

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  • Disclaimer

    As scientists and healthcare providers continue to refine the current treatments for stroke and develop other treatments, some of the guidelines presented on this site may change. The recommendations listed on this site are intended to help health professionals make more informed decisions concerning the care of their individual patients. As always, those responsible for

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  • Activase

    Description of Activase Activase, Alteplase, is a tissue plasminogen activator produced byrecombinant DNA technology. It is a sterile, purified glycoprotein of 527 amino acids. It is synthesized using the complentary DNA (cDNA) for natural human tissue-type plasminogenactivator obtained from a human melanoma cell line. The manufacturing process involves thesecretion of the enzyme alteplase into the

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  • Coalition Center Factsheet

    Recommendations for the Establishment of Primary Stroke Centers  – Fact Sheet June 20, 2000 – The Brain Attack Coalition’s recommendations for a Primary Stroke Center address the following 11 major aspects of acute stroke care: Acute Stroke Teams: The Acute Stroke Team should include a physician with experience in diagnosing and treating cerebrovascular disease, and one other

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  • Coalition Center Release

    Establishing “Stroke Centers” in Hospitals Would Reduce Deaths and Disabilities, Say Stroke Experts First-Ever Recommendations – Published in June 21 Issue of JAMA BETHESDA, MD, June 20, 2000 – A national stroke coalition today announced it is advocating for all hospitals to establish stroke centers or other programs to reduce deaths and disabilities from stroke. The

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  • Coalition Center Checklist

    Do You Have Access to the Best Treatment for Stroke? A Checklist for Communities Does the hospital have a Stroke Team led by a healthcare professional with training and expertise in stroke? A Stroke Team is a professional staff available around the clock, seven days a week to evaluate the patient within 15 minutes of

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