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Warfarin, rivaroxaban similarly safe, effective

(HealthDay)—For cases of mild atrial fibrillation (AF)-related acute ischemic stroke, rivaroxaban and warfarin are similarly safe and effective at preventing recurrent stroke, according to a study published online Sept. ...

Sep 12, 2017
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Speech therapy after a stroke

Dear Mayo Clinic: My mother had a stroke six months ago. Her mobility has returned to near normal. She can read and understands others when they speak. But she has a lot of difficulty talking, often struggling to find the ...

Aug 24, 2017
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Higher BMI in childhood linked to adult stroke risk

(HealthDay)—Above-average childhood body mass index (BMI) and increases in BMI during childhood are associated with increased risk of early adult ischemic stroke, according to a study published online Aug. 21 in JAMA Neurology.

Aug 23, 2017
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Men, not women, may be having fewer strokes

The overall rate of stroke in the United States has been declining in recent years and while that has been good news, a new study suggests it may be primarily good news for men. The research, published in the August 9, 2017, ...

Aug 09, 2017
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