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Getting prompt treatment after a stroke could save your life. Learn the signs here.
Targeted plasticity therapy, a new stroke rehabilitation therapy, could double the rate of upper limb recovery, according to a small pilot study in Stroke.
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.
If you have peripheral artery disease, chances are you could be doing more to lower your risk of serious complications, such as heart attack or stroke.
The intensive, multidisciplinary treatment required after a stroke can be provided most efficiently in an inpatient rehabilitation facility.
Taking aspirin immediately after a minor stroke can lower the risk of a recurrent stroke by 80 percent.
An aspirin a day may keep heart disease and cancer away. But the recommendation comes with caveats.
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.
Aspects of this technique have improved enough to consider it a major player in stroke treatment, especially for severe and potentially disabling strokes.
Sometimes called a brain attack, a stroke occurs when an artery that supplies blood to part of the brain becomes blocked or ruptures.