Cardiology

After stroke strikes, what comes next?

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, the world's leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, wants stroke survivors to know that while life may be different ...

Health

We need to talk about sexuality after stroke

Stroke survivors and their partners are not adequately supported to deal with changes to their relationships, self-identity, gender roles and intimacy following stroke, according to new research from the University of Sydney.

Neuroscience

Keeping cost from getting in the way of stroke prevention

People who survive a stroke in their 40s, 50s or early 60s may still have decades to live—but only if they take blood thinners, blood pressure drugs and other medications that can reduce their risk of a second stroke.

Cardiology

Study shows in-home therapy effective for stroke rehabilitation

In-home rehabilitation, using a telehealth system and supervised by licensed occupational/physical therapists, is an effective means of improving arm motor status in stroke survivors, according to findings presented by University ...

Cardiology

New treatment option for 'wake-up' stroke patients

Detail revealed in MRI brain scans can help doctors accurately deduce when a stroke begins, according to new research, allowing treatment for many patients who currently cannot receive it.

Cardiology

What you need to know about strokes

(HealthDay)—Stroke is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, but a lack of awareness and resources hinder efforts to change that, the American Stroke Association says.

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