PFO Research Foundation Responds to Clinical Trial Data


"...patients are more than a P-value and in the case of PFO the quality of life can be very different between a patient who is tolerating medical therapy well and one who is not. "  -Bray Patrick-Lake | President and CEO of the PFO Research Foundation PO Box 20849, Boulder, CO 80308 Telephone O:1.888.736.2477 Press …

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“Balance” Wristbands,Bracelets and Sports Necklaces are a Scam


Save Your Money! The only "magical properties" behind the technologies they use are in the marketing and in the way they get you to plunk down $40-$100 or more to promise pain relief, better balance or improved recovery and performance. By David Dansereau  for know-stroke.org Although this is not a new product, I needed to …

P90X vs. P2X1: Which is better for stroke prevention?


I know you've heard of P90x, the  popular DVD / infomercial pitch to get you fit, right?  But what about P2X1?? P2X1 is the lesser known, (newly discovered) but soon to be heavily pitched  'biochemical switch', which is associated with strokes and heart disease when it is 'turned on'.   According to new research reported today the Big Pharma scientists …

Super Bowl Poll Results:Muscle Memory and Stroke Recovery


The winner of the “Muscle Memory Poll from my last post is NOT Madonna, although she did get 20% of the vote. The winning Super Bowl vote(s) for best display of muscle memory* during the big game were split evenly between the Manningham catch (40%) and the Bradshaw touchdown run (40%). Unfortunately, NFL Films pulled …