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Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Ischemic Stroke

Stroke Rehabilitation

A stroke, previously known medically as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), is the rapidly developing loss of brain function(s) due to disturbance in the blood supply to the brain. This can be due to ...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

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Medical News Today: Stroke: not just an adult's condition

Stroke doesn't just affect adults; it affects 6 in every 100,000 children in the US. We look at the risk factors for pediatric stroke and the signs and symptoms to watch out for.

Rapid response to kids' stroke symptoms may speed diagnosis

An emergency room rapid response plan for children can help diagnose stroke symptoms quickly, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

Educating Stroke Survivors Helps Them Spot Another Stroke Faster

THURSDAY, June 11, 2015 -- Stroke survivors who receive extensive stroke education are much more likely to recognize symptoms of another stroke and seek immediate treatment, a new study shows. The res...

Stroke education helps patients recognize stroke symptoms, encourages fast response

Intense education can help stroke survivors quickly recognize symptoms of a subsequent stroke and seek prompt treatment, according to a study in Stroke, journal of the American Heart Association. Few ...

Long-term depression may double stroke risk for middle-aged adults

Adults over 50 who have persistent symptoms of depression may have twice the risk of stroke as those who do not, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Healt...

Depression Increases Stroke Risk Even After Symptoms Subside

While long term depression in adults older than 50 may double the risk of stroke, this risk still remains elevated--even when depressive symptoms ease up, according to a new study conducted at the Har...

Depression Ups Stroke Risk Even After Symptoms Ease

Reducing symptoms of depression may not immediately reduce the elevated stroke risk. Medscape Medical News

Many Women Unaware of Female-Specific Stroke Symptoms

WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2015 -- Stroke is the third leading cause of death in women, but many are unaware of warning signs and symptoms that are unique to females, a new study says. Of 1,000 women surveyed,...

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Development and Validation of the Pre-Hospital Stroke Symptoms Coping Test.

Measures of specific knowledge of coping with pre-hospital stroke symptoms can help educate high-risk patients and family caregivers. This study aimed to develop and validate the Pre-hospital Stroke S...

Tako-tsubo syndrome as a consequence and cause of stroke.

Since tako-tsubo syndrome (TS) frequently appears soon after stroke (usually stroke involving the insular cortex), it is believed to be a consequence rather than a cause of stroke. Herein, we describe...

Effects of Self-esteem, Optimism, and Perceived Control on Depressive Symptoms in Stroke Survivor-Spouse Dyads.

Depressive symptoms are common in stroke survivors and their family caregivers. Given the interdependent relationship between the members of dyads in poststroke management, improving depressive sympto...

Strategy training during inpatient rehabilitation may prevent apathy symptoms after acute stroke.

Apathy, or lack of motivation for goal-directed activities, contributes to reduced engagement in and benefit from rehabilitation, impeding recovery from stroke. We examined the effects of strategy tra...

IV t-PA Influences Infarct Volume in Minor Stroke: A Pilot Study.

There is an ongoing debate whether stroke patients presenting with minor or moderate symptoms benefit from thrombolysis. Up until now, stroke severity on admission is typically measured with the NIHSS...

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