Daily service covering news on the diagnosis and pharmacological treatment of stroke, primary and secondary stroke prevention, risk assessment and screening, rehabilitation, and the latest surgical advances and drug and device approvals.
Stroke
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22 July 2015
Patients with very mild or very severe stroke symptoms are at the greatest risk of being misdiagnosed in the emergency department, research suggests.
16 July 2015
Subclinical cerebrovascular smaller than 3 mm are associated with an increased risk of stroke and stroke mortality, report researchers.
09 July 2015
A study of cognitive trajectories before and after stroke shows that patients experience an acute reduction, but also an accelerated long-term decline.
18 August 2014
A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies investigating the link between visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure and cardiovascular disease or all-cause mortality has revealed a modest, but significant, association.
23 June 2014
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation is effective for improving symptoms and enhancing quality of life in people who develop incontinence following a stroke, research suggests.
31 March 2014
Ensuring that the blood pressure of stroke survivors is controlled at least three-quarters of the time may halve their risk of a recurrence, shows a secondary analysis of the VISP trial.
17 March 2014
A meta-analysis confirms that having blood pressure at the upper end of the normal range increases people’s risk of a stroke.
17 February 2014
Long-term survivors of stroke whose blood pressure is at target levels have worse outcomes than those with slightly elevated levels, research suggests.
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