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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21 August 2015
Working long hours may increase people’s risk of having a stroke, shows a meta-analysis published in The Lancet.
20 August 2015
Researchers have developed an unruptured intracranial aneurysm treatment score model that arms clinicians with consensus from a group of specialists on how to manage individuals with the condition.
04 August 2015
Cryptogenic ischaemic strokes and transient ischaemic attacks frequently recur, despite having no identifiable cause, show findings from the Oxford Vascular Study.
04 August 2015
A randomised trial from Germany has attempted to turn constraint-induced movement therapy into a cost-effective home-based treatment for stroke survivors.
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.
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