Amre Nouh

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Stroke

This Is What a Stroke Looks Like

Stroke, a leading cause of death in the United States, causes more serious long-term disabilities than any other disease. Stroke risk more than doubles each decade after age 55, according the the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Here’s more from Dr. Amre Nouh, director of the Stroke Center at...

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Here’s How to Tell If You Are At Risk for a Stroke

Strokes don’t just happen to older people. In 2009, the latest figures a available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 34 percent of people hospitalized for stroke were less than 65 years old. You are at risk for stroke if you have: High blood pressure. High cholesterol. Diabetes....


DAWN: A New Approach To Treating Stroke Patients

A groundbreaking new study is changing the way doctors are able to treat people who have a stroke. Dr. Amre Nouh is the Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital.  Q: What is this new study? What does it mean for stroke patients?  A: This is very exciting...


Rethinking Stroke: DAWN Trial Expands Treatment Window

A groundbreaking new study is helping hospitals and health systems around the world establish protocols that increase the time window of treatment for patients who have had an ischemic stroke, greatly reducing disability and improving outcomes. Results from the DAWN stroke trial show that select patients suffering a major ischemic stroke...