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Black Stroke Survivors: Increased Risk of Repeat Stroke

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[12/09/2012] Blacks who survived a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain had higher blood pressure than whites a year later, according to a study. The finding might help explain why blacks have a greater risk of suffering a second stroke than whites.Black Stroke Survivors: Increased Risk of Repeat Stroke - Read more

Brain-Wave-Reading Robot Might Help Stroke Patients

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[22/08/2012] New device could help rehabilitate stroke survivors by turning thoughts into actions, retraining motor pathways.Brain-Wave-Reading Robot Might Help Stroke Patients - Read more

Seniors Find Smoking and Drinking Tough Habits to Break

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[20/08/2012] A recent study of adults age 50 to 85 found that only 19 percent of those diagnosed with lung disease quit smoking within two years. Furthermore, the vast majority of older adults who learn they have a chronic condition do not adopt healthier behaviors.Seniors Find Smoking and Drinking Tough Habits to Break - Read more

Coach Could Be Key in Helping Stroke Patients

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[13/08/2012] When a stroke patient is discharged from the hospital, they often must cope with a new disability or lack of function, so changes in their medications or a new dosing prescription can be particularly confusing.Coach Could Be Key in Helping Stroke Patients - Read more

Yoga Improves Motor Function After Stroke

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[01/08/2012] Group yoga can improve motor function and balance in stroke survivors, even if they do not begin yoga until six months or more after the stroke, according to "Post-Stroke Balance Improves With Yoga: A Pilot Study."Yoga Improves Motor Function After Stroke - Read more

Improving Stroke Rehabilitation in Europe

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[25/07/2012] Researchers at the University of Luxembourg, along with their international partners, want to develop an easy-to-use, self-motivating tool that stroke patients can use in their rehabilitation process. The 4.4 million euro project is funded by the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme.Improving Stroke Rehabilitation in Europe - Read more

More Support for Women Caring for Elderly Men

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[20/06/2012] The hardest aspect of looking after your partner after stroke is not the physical disability but personality changes and a lack of support from society. This has been highlighted in a study from the Sahlgrenska Academy, at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.More Support for Women Caring for Elderly Men - Read more

Low Vitamin D in Diet Increases Stroke Risk

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[30/05/2012] Japanese-American men who did not eat foods rich in vitamin D had a higher risk of stroke later in life, according to results of a 34-year study of the University of Hawaii in Honolulu.Low Vitamin D in Diet Increases Stroke Risk - Read more

New Way to Predict Recurrent Stroke

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[16/05/2012] New research from the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) shows that using a CT (computerised tomography) scan, doctors can predict if patients who have had a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke are at risk for another more severe stroke.New Way to Predict Recurrent Stroke - Read more

Elderly Women at Higher Risk for Stroke

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[14/05/2012] Older women who have been diagnosed with an irregular heart beat are at higher risk of stroke than men. A new study shows that warfarin, the most common anticoagulant therapy used to prevent stroke in patients with Atrial fibrillation (AF) may not be as effective in women, 75 years or older, as in men.Elderly Women at Higher Risk for Stroke - Read more

 
 

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