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In-patient rehab recommended over nursing homes for stroke rehab

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

UNC Hospitals receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite

American Heart Association recognizes UNC Hospitals' commitment to quality stroke care ...

Focus on Transitional Care Reduces Hospital Readmissions in Stroke Patients

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A transitional stroke clinic developed by doctors and nurse practitioners at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center reduced 30-day readmission rates by 48 percent, according to a study published in the April 28 online issue of the journal Stroke. ... Full story

New research asks whether vaccination can prevent heart attacks and strokes for those at risk

A major national Monash University collaboration is now testing whether a safe, one-off vaccination can help to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. ... Full story

Neurologists Publish Editorial on Stroke Study in New England Journal of Medicine

Renowned neurologists at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have written an editorial published in the April 21 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine that strongly supports a multi-center stroke study, “One-Year Risk of Stroke after Transient Ischemic Attack or Minor Stroke.” ... Full story

Better patient outcome linked to Get With The Guidelines-Stroke

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

Stroke risk link to mental and physical fitness in teens

Using comprehensive health data from men aged 18, two international studies have highlighted a strong causal link between long-term stroke risk and both cardiovascular and mental fitness in early adulthood. ... Full story

Stroke survivors face ‘invisible impairments’ to return to work

‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of Cambridge. ... Full story

Researchers find “simple” methods to prevent heart attacks and stroke worldwide

Simple pharmacological solutions to prevent heart attacks and stroke worldwide have been proven effective by an international team involving researchers from the University of Leicester. ... Full story

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