Men with divorced parents are significantly more likely to suffer a stroke than men from intact families, shows a new study from the University of Toronto.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Medical residents training to work in the emergency department need more formal stroke training, says a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress, noting that, as the first point of contact in stroke care, they ...
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Telestroke programs substantially improve access to life-saving stroke care, extending coverage to less populated areas in an effort to reduce disparities in stroke care access. A new study by researchers from the Perelman ...
Cardiology Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Hospitals that provide quality care for young people do not always provide the same quality care for the elderly, a new study has found.
Other Jun 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Time is of the essence when it comes to stroke treatment. But a new image guided technique could help shift the criterion from one that is determined by how long after the start of symptoms a patient receives medical care, ...
Neuroscience Sep 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Interactive video games, already known to improve motor function in recovering stroke patients, appear to safely enhance physical therapy for patients in intensive care units (ICU), new research from Johns Hopkins suggests.
Health Oct 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People who are able to cross their legs soon after having a severe stroke appear to be more likely to have a good recovery compared to people who can't cross their legs. That's according to new research published in the October ...
Neuroscience Oct 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Poorer countries and those that spend proportionately less money on health care have more stroke and stroke deaths than wealthier nations and those that allocate more to health care, according to new research in Stroke: Jo ...
Cardiology Oct 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research shows people with dementia who have a stroke are more likely to become disabled and not return home compared to people who didn't have dementia at the time they had a stroke. The study is published in the November ...
Neuroscience Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new scoring method can help doctors quickly decide which stroke patients will respond well to the clot-busting drug alteplase, according to a study published in the February 7, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the medica ...
Neuroscience Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Neuroimaging for stroke patients may be unnecessarily costly and redundant, contributing to rising costs nationwide for stroke care, according to University of Michigan research.
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Copenhagen, 16 March 2012: Stroke survivors who like art have a significantly higher quality of life than those who do not, according to new research. Patients who appreciated music, painting and theatre recovered better ...
Cardiology Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Following a stroke, factors as varied as blood sugar, body temperature and position in bed can affect patient outcomes, Loyola University Medical Center researchers report.
Neuroscience May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Stroke and subclinical markers of macrovascular disease are associated with cognitive decline in older adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online April 11 in Diabetes Ca ...
Diabetes Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Failure to use linked electronic health records may lead to biased estimates of heart attack incidence and outcome, warn researchers in a paper published in BMJ today.
Health May 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0