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When the Child Is Hit by Stroke…

According to estimates, in Germany 300 to 500 children per year have a stroke. This is almost one child per day who is affected before or after birth. But the diagnosis is difficult. And often the so called pediatric stroke changes a young life which has not even started yet.When the Child Is Hit by Stroke… - Read more

Timely Treatment after Stroke Is Crucial

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[24/06/2013] For years, the mantra of neurologists treating stroke victims has been "time equals brain." That's because getting a patient to the emergency room quickly to receive a drug that dissolves the stroke-causing blood clot can make a significant difference in how much brain tissue is saved or lost. Timely Treatment after Stroke Is Crucial - Read more

One in Three Stroke Emergencies Do Not Use EMS

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Photo: Hand holding a phone [10/05/2013] More than a third of stroke patients don't get to the hospital by ambulance, even though that's the fastest way to get there, according to new research.One in Three Stroke Emergencies Do Not Use EMS - Read more

Teen Years May Be Critical in Later Stroke Risk

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[02/05/2013] The teenage years may be a key period of vulnerability related to living in the "stroke belt" when it comes to future stroke risk, according to a new study.Teen Years May Be Critical in Later Stroke Risk - Read more

Silent Stroke Can Cause Parkinson’s Disease

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[19/12/2012] Scientists at The University of Manchester have for the first time identified why a patient who appears outwardly healthy may develop Parkinson’s disease.Silent Stroke Can Cause Parkinson’s Disease - Read more

Stroke Caregivers Are at Risk for Depression

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[24/10/2012] Caregivers of stroke survivors are at risk for developing depression and complications from chronic stress, according to a study by researchers at the Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON)Stroke Caregivers Are at Risk for Depression - Read more

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

 
 

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