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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

Making the 9-1-1 call for stroke differs by race, sex

During a stroke, slightly more than half of patients use emergency medical services to get to the hospital, with white women the most likely, and Hispanic men the least likely to use EMS transport. Ca...

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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...

A patient with acute aortic dissection presenting with bilateral stroke - A rare experience.

Acute aortic dissection is a rare, life-threatening condition requiring early recognition and proper treatment. Although chest pain remains the most frequent initial symptom, clinical manifestation of...

Tailored approaches to stroke health education (TASHE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Stroke is a leading cause of adult disability and mortality. Intravenous thrombolysis can minimize disability when patients present to the emergency department for treatment within the 3 - 4½ h...

Should minor stroke patients be thrombolyzed? A focused review and future directions.

Stroke is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Up to 80% of ischemic stroke patients may initially present with minor symptoms. Minor stroke and transient ischemic attack patients are...

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