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All posts tagged "stroke"
Coordinating Stroke Care in a Region Reduces Mortality
Organizing stroke care across a health region can lead to significant improvements for patients, a new study has found. After implementing a coordinated care system, the number of deaths from stroke has decreased, and patients have improved...
- Posted May 27, 2013
Strokes Affecting Younger and Younger People
The age at which people tend to suffer their first stroke is decreasing, according to a recent study. Researchers suspect that an increase in metabolic diseases such as obesity are linked to the trend. New research reveals...
- Posted October 16, 2012
Smoking After Stroke Strongly Increases Risk of Death
Smoking is known to increase the risk of a stroke, and a new study shows it also significantly increases the risk of death after stroke. Researchers have found that patients that smoke after suffering a stroke have...
- Posted August 31, 2012
New Clot-Busting Tools More Effective for Stroke Treatment
New tools for removing blood clots from patients after a stroke are a significant improvement over their predecessors, a newly published study has found. The new device, called the Trevo Retriver, restored blood flow more quickly, which...
- Posted August 29, 2012
Shift Workers Have More Heart Attacks and Strokes
Forcibly changing the body’s clock to work shifts is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular problems, including heart attack and stroke. The finding comes from a newly published meta-analysis of the data of previous studies, which...
- Posted July 27, 2012
Diet Poor in Vitamin D Linked to Stroke Risk
Vitamin D is essential for many functions of the body, including bone health. A new study has found that it is also key for cardiovascular health. A diet deficient in vitamin D-rich foods is a risk factor...
- Posted May 24, 2012
Careful Management Makes a Big Difference for Stroke Recovery
Careful care of patients after a stroke can strongly impact recovery, a new report has found. Meticulous management of a number of relatively simple factors, such as body position, are linked to a significant improvement in outcome....
- Posted May 16, 2012
Untreated Depression Common After Stroke
Depression that goes unrecognized and untreated by health care providers is a significant problem after stroke, a new study reports. Over 5 million people are living with the effects of a stroke, and the findings suggest that...
- Posted April 2, 2012
Drug That May Protect Brain After a Stroke Ready for Clinical Trials
In a major breakthrough in stroke research, scientists have generated a drug that could protect patients from brain damage. When tested in monkeys, the drug blocks certain reactions that occur in brain cells deprived of blood and...
- Posted March 1, 2012
Stroke Prevention Programs Reduce Mortality After Mild Attacks
Preventative care after a mild stroke makes a big difference in mortality even over the short-term, new research has found. The study followed patients participating in stroke prevention clinics after a mild stroke or transient ischemic attack,...
- Posted November 9, 2011