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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...
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 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...
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) People who survive a stroke or a mini-stroke without early complications have an increased risk of death, another stroke or heart attack (myocardial infarction) ...
In this article, we take a close look at hemorrhagic stroke. Who is at risk? What are the symptoms, how is it diagnosed, and what can you do to prevent it?
A stroke is a "brain attack" and occurs when blood supply to the brain is cut off. According to Kenneth A. Levin, M.D., Medical Director, The Valley Hospital Stroke Center, "Most strokes are caused by...
People who survive a stroke or a mini-stroke without early complications have an increased risk of death, another stroke or heart attack (myocardial infarction) for at least 5 years following the init...
In this article, learn about what an eye stroke is. How is an eye stroke diagnosed, how can it be prevented, and what treatment is available?
Sarcopenia is a condition characterized by loss of muscle mass. Learn about the causes and symptoms of this condition, and how it is diagnosed and treated.
In this article, find out about the blood condition hypermagnesemia, the possible causes and symptoms of this condition, and how it is treated.
About one in three American adults experienced a symptom consistent with a warning or "mini" stroke, but almost none - 3 percent - took the recommended action, according to a new survey from the Ameri...
Pseudobulbar affect (PBA) is a neurologic condition that can happen after a patient has had some kind of neurological insult. In this syndrome, involuntary, uncontrollable, and inappropriate emotional...
Mild stroke comprises 53% of stroke hospital admissions; however, the majority of those with mild stroke patients receive little support to address chronic symptoms following stroke.
Depression and anxiety symptoms are common after stroke and associated to reduction in quality of life and poor physical and social outcomes. The Default Mode Network (DMN) plays an important role in ...
Recrudescence, or reappearance of previously resolved symptoms of ischemic stroke, may occur after physiological stress. Although this syndrome is generally thought to be uncommon, it may actually acc...
The global prevalence of depressive and anxiety symptoms among caregivers of stroke survivors is unknown. Given the high index of caregiver burden, this meta-analysis aims to evaluate the pooled preva...