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Monthly appointments show success in helping patients reduce blood pressure, cholesterol levels after suffering stroke.

By Amy Hewko - Pharmacists can help patients improve health after stroke: study ...

Researchers uncover ways to help cells survive after a stroke

OTTAWA — Researchers from the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute have made an important discovery in stroke research ...

Outcome of stroke worse for people with infection

Infection is bad news for all of us - but it can be really serious to people who have had a stroke. Evidence is mounting that infection makes things much worse after a stroke. ... Full story

Despite improvements since 2001, stroke healthcare inequalities remain in the UK

The quality of healthcare provided after a stroke remains uneven in the UK, according to a new study led by King’s College London. Despite improvements in equal access to healthcare since 2001, patients from more deprived areas tend to receive a poorer level of care following a stroke. The impact of socioeconomic deprivation on the care given also appears to be more pronounced in black patients than in white patients. ... Full story

Bone marrow stem cells show promise in stroke treatment, UCI team finds

Research analysis reveals that they trigger repair mechanisms, limit inflammation ... Full story

Insomnia may significantly increase stroke risk

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report ... Full story

ER Doctors Commonly Miss More Strokes Among Women, Minorities and Younger Patients

Many with dizziness and headaches sent home with missed diagnoses ... Full story

Researchers deliver novel stroke test in pharmacies

University of Sydney researchers have examined a unique way to identify the thousands of people at risk of stroke every year, using an ECG test delivered over an IPhone by pharmacists. ... Full story

UR Medicine Helps Forge National Stroke Care Guidelines

A new statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that people recovering from a severe stroke receive tailored and coordinated care that optimizes quality of life and minimizes suffering. ... Full story

Stroke patients should receive customized palliative care

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Scientific Statement ... Full story

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