Tag: Stroke

Taking Things to Heart

Taking Things to Heart

By Michael Haederle | April 13, 2020
Seek Care If You Are Experiencing Stroke or Heart Attack Symptoms
Timing is Everything

Timing is Everything

By Michael Haederle | March 12, 2018
Brain tissue can survive longer than previously believed despite impaired blood flow from clot.
UNMH stroke team delivers new 'gold standard' of care

UNMH stroke team delivers new 'gold standard' of care

By Michael Haederle | May 16, 2016
The past few years have seen a quiet revolution in the treatment of ischemic strokes, which can cause death or disability when a blood clot blocks an artery in the brain. The stroke team at UNM Hospital is treating this dangerous disease with the new gold standard of care, which rapidly restores blood flow and leads to dramatically better outcomes.
Frank honors UNM physician, governor with 'Presidential Award of Distinction'

Frank honors UNM physician, governor with 'Presidential Award of Distinction'

By Dianne Anderson | October 27, 2014
Distinction at the University of New Mexico is defined by two characteristics: a long meritorious career and a bold defining professional moment. The recipients of the 2014 UNM Presidential Awards of Distinction exemplify both. President Robert G. Frank has announced New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and Howard Yonas, MD, distinguished professor and chair of the UNM Department of Neurosurgery, as this year's honorees.
The heat is on: UNM doc offers tips on staying safe

The heat is on: UNM doc offers tips on staying safe

By Cindy Foster | June 03, 2014
Even as New Mexico swelters in record-breaking heat this week, you will see them – road-side warriors jogging alongside the asphalt, cyclists peddling to and from work and tennis buffs pounding the court while the thermometer streaks up to the 100 degree mark. But is that kind of exertion safe in extreme heat? A UNM Hospital emergency room doctor offers tips on how to stay safe.