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Prediabetes not independently tied to cognitive impairment after stroke

14 hours ago   |   Healio

The presence of type 2 diabetes was a significant risk factor for cognitive impairment following stroke, but investigators identified no association between prediabetes and...
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Strokes Linked to COVID-19 Are More Severe, More Likely Embolic

16 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   12 articles

A new study has found that the profile of ischemic strokes in COVID-19 patients is different from what is usually seen. Several other new studies show the pandemic has led to...
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Spirituality Increases Quality of Life Among Stroke Survivors

Spirituality Increases Quality of Life Among Stroke Survivors

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Higher spirituality among stroke survivors was strongly linked to a better quality of life for them and their caregivers who may also feel depressed, say researchers.
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UZH researchers develop new X-ray contrast agent for high-resolution vascular imaging

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Various diseases in humans and animals - such as tumors, strokes or chronic kidney disease - damage the blood vessels. Capillaries, the smallest blood vessels in the body, are...
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Sleep Burden Index Predicts Recurrent Stroke

1 day ago   |   Medscape

The index, which considers several sleep disturbances, is superior to looking at isolated sleep issues in predicting subsequent cardio- and cerebrovascular events. Medscape...
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Asymptomatic Intracranial Stenosis: No Cause for Alarm

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

]]> - Asymptomatic intracranial stenosis was common in older adults but appeared fairly benign in the context of intensive medical therapy after a minor stroke or transient...
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Stroke survivors, caregivers may benefit from spirituality

1 day ago   |   Healio

Spirituality improved quality of life for patients who survived stroke and for their caregivers who reported depressive symptoms, according to a study published in Circulation...
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Higher spirituality linked to better quality of life for stroke survivors and their caregivers

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Higher spirituality among stroke survivors was strongly linked to better quality of life for them and their caregivers who may also feel depressed, according to new research...
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Spirituality Tied to a Higher Quality of Life for Stroke Survivors, Caregivers

Spirituality Tied to a Higher Quality of Life for Stroke Survivors, Caregivers

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Higher spirituality among stroke survivors is strongly linked to a better quality of life for them and their caregivers who may also feel depressed, reveals a new study.
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Prevent a Stroke by Knowing Your Risks: Study

Prevent a Stroke by Knowing Your Risks: Study

3 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Modifying your stroke risk factor can prevent stroke altogether and most risk factors are entirely manageable in a primary care setting, reports a new study.
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Boston Dynamics unveils robot dog that herds sheep, enforces social...

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