Stroke News

Working long hours increases the possibility of having a stroke

BBC - 20-Jun-2019

Eating a healthy diet, exercising, not smoking and sleeping well can prevent stroke

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Stroke deaths rate decreased in UK, but younger people are having more strokes

NHS - 23-May-2019

2% rise in stroke rates in people aged 35 to 54 yearly.

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Vagus Nerve Stimulation has been used for a stroke treatment trial

BBC - 08-May-2019

A stroke treatment trial has produced results that clinicians have described as "phenomenal"

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No safe alcohol consumption for stroke risk

BBC - 05-Apr-2019

Drinking small amounts of alcohol looking less likely to be good for health

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Biomarkers identified to help diagnose atrial fibrillation

BBC - 07-Jan-2019

Could enable point of care blood testing instead of current ECG screening

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Clot extraction possible up to 24 hours in stroke patients

Harvard Health Publishing - 01-Apr-2018

With new research evidence these guidelines will be revised for the better

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Wearable tech aids stroke patients

BBC - 24-Feb-2018

Sensors are able to send information to doctors continuously.

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Giving oxygen to stroke patients makes no difference

Nursing Times - 27-Sep-2017

UK nine-year Stoke Oxygen Study involved more than 8,000 patients.

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