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15 Minutes Can Make all the Difference When You Have a Stroke

Getting prompt treatment after a stroke could save your life. Learn the signs here.

By Lara DeSanto
Therapist working with woman after a stroke in stroke rehab.

Experimental Rehab Technique Boosts Stroke Recovery

Targeted plasticity therapy, a new stroke rehabilitation therapy, could double the rate of upper limb recovery, according to a small pilot study in Stroke.

By Diane Domina
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Afib Treatment Can Prevent Thousands of Strokes Each Year

In the UK, as many as 7,000 strokes per year are now prevented because more patients with atrial fibrillation are being identified and treated.

By Diane Domina
Inpatient Rehab Is Best for Stroke Recovery

Inpatient Rehab Is Best for Stroke Recovery

The intensive, multidisciplinary treatment required after a stroke can be provided most efficiently in an inpatient rehabilitation facility.

By Sherrie Negrea
Aspirin Reduces Recurrent Stroke Risk

Aspirin Reduces Recurrent Stroke Risk

Taking aspirin immediately after a minor stroke can lower the risk of a recurrent stroke by 80 percent.

By Sherrie Negrea
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AFib and Stroke Risk: New Drug Options

Patients with atrial fibrillation who are candidates for anticoagulants and don’t use them take the risk of having a stroke. Here’s what to consider.

By HealthAfter50
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Endovascular Therapy: Future of Stroke Treatment?

Aspects of this technique have improved enough to consider it a major player in stroke treatment, especially for severe and potentially disabling strokes.

By HealthAfter50
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What Is a Stroke?

Sometimes called a brain attack, a stroke occurs when an artery that supplies blood to part of the brain becomes blocked or ruptures.

By HealthAfter50
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AFib and Stroke Risk: What to Know

The stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation is up to seven times that of the general public. Find out if you need to follow a stroke prevention plan.

By HealthAfter50
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How to Find the Best Care After a Stroke

Studies show that stroke rehabilitation helps in even the most severe instances. Here are the the newest evidence-based recommendations.

By HealthAfter50