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CUHK New Research Reveals Better Efficacy of New Oral Anticoagulant for Stroke Prevention in Asian Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

A recent research led by Prof. Lawrence K.S. WONG, Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine and Chief of Neurology at The Chinese ...

Allegheny General Hospital Introduces Minimally Invasive Technique to Reduce Risk of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of Allegheny Health Network, has joined a select group of medical centers nationwide offering an innovative minimally ...

Scientists identify new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke

Collaboration between researchers at the Salk Institute and UC Irvine points to new therapies for reducing or preventing injury ... Full story

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 that could significantly advance recovery for patients. Their findings were published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications on April 1, 2014. ... Full story

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

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