Stroke

New scientific statement proposes ideal foundational requirements for stroke centers

40 minutes ago   |   News Medical

A new American Heart Association scientific statement provides guidance on staffing, leadership and resource requirements for hospital stroke centers to reduce variability and...
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New Smartphone App Tracks Stroke Signs

New Smartphone App Tracks Stroke Signs

8 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

How to spot the signs of stroke? A new smartphone application called FAST.AI may recognize common stroke symptoms as they are happening.
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High blood pressure? Try eating tuna and bananas, says the Gut Health Guru DR MEGAN ROSSI 

High blood pressure? Try eating tuna and bananas, says the Gut Health Guru DR MEGAN ROSSI 

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

DR MEGAN ROSSI: High blood pressure raises your risk of heart attack and stroke (as well as kidney disease, sight loss and dementia). It can also raise your risk of dying from...
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Eye scan could predict patient's risk of a stroke years ahead of time, research shows 

Eye scan could predict patient's risk of a stroke years ahead of time, research shows 

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

A simple eye test could be used to predict a patient's risk of a stroke years before it happens.
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This Is One Of The Biggest Warning Signs You May Experience A Stroke

This Is One Of The Biggest Warning Signs You May Experience A Stroke

1 day ago   |   The Huffington Post

Many people who experience a transient ischemic attack will go on to have a stroke within 90 days. Here are the red flags.
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Study: Most patients are getting small doses of rehab therapy after stroke

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Many patients don't receive much rehabilitation therapy following a stroke, despite strong evidence that higher amounts can reduce long-term disability, according to a new...
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Stroke risk could be higher for women who don't use hormone replacement therapy, study suggests 

Stroke risk could be higher for women who don't use hormone replacement therapy, study suggests 

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Women who go into early menopause or do not use hormone replacement therapy could be at a higher risk of stroke, a study found.
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Ongoing counseling essential to reduce risks after stroke during pregnancy

Ongoing counseling essential to reduce risks after stroke during pregnancy

4 days ago   |   Healio

Patients who survive a pregnancy-associated stroke are at lower risk for death and readmission compared with nonpregnant patients with stroke at 1 year; however, their risks...
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Living near fast-food chains and convenience stores raises risk of stroke 13%

Living near fast-food chains and convenience stores raises risk of stroke 13%

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Living in a 'food swamp' - an area with a lot of nearby fast food and convenience stores nearby - can increase a person's risk of suffering a stroke, researchers from Columbia...
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Smartphone app that could help identify stroke symptoms as they occur 

Smartphone app that could help identify stroke symptoms as they occur 

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers from the University of California found that their new app FAST.AI could detect whether a person is suffering from a stroke with near 100 percent accuracy.
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