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New MRI Technique Could Expand Treatment Options for Stroke Victims

A recent study by scientists from Trinity College Dublin has shown how a new MRI scanning technique, which looks at sodium levels ...

Paramedics to be recruited in new 'fast response' stroke trial

Paramedics from seven ambulance services across the UK are to be recruited to help trial a new ‘rapid response’ treatment for stroke patients. ... Full story

New resources help healthcare providers understand, diagnose mystery strokes

DALLAS – A new guide helps healthcare professionals better understand and diagnose strokes of unknown cause. The free resource is part of an American Heart Association/American Stroke Association initiative in collaboration with Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) which aims to reduce the rate of recurrent strokes in the U.S. ... Full story

PolyU develops novel computer intelligence system for acute stroke detection

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed a novel computer-aided detection system for acute stroke using computer intelligence technology. Reading 80-100 computer images, the system is able to detect if the patient was struck by ischemic stroke or haemorrhagic stroke. ... Full story

CUHK and PolyU Invent Interactive Exoskeleton Ankle Robot for Stroke Rehabilitation

Researchers at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have jointly devised an Interactive Exoskeleton Ankle Robot for rehabilitation of stroke patients with foot drop problem, or people with muscle weakness or joint problem in the ankle. ... Full story

Migraines + Hormones + Pre-eclampsia + Lifespan = More Strokes for Women

SLU Neurologist Shares Six Important Steps to Reduce Your Risk ... Full story

A SMARTer approach to stroke care

NIH study uses MRI scans to screen stroke patients for acute treatment within the first critical 60 minutes ... Full story

Majority of Americans Don't Know That Having Atrial Fibrillation Means High Risk Of Stroke

Heart Rhythm Society Educates Boston Residents on the Common Heart Arrhythmia and Its Connection to Stroke during Heart Rhythm 2015 ... Full story

Rogers Stroke Center site for test of implant aimed at restoring lost arm function after stroke

DALLAS – May 6, 2015 – UT Southwestern Medical Center will be one of three national sites to pioneer U.S. testing for an implant device that stimulates the vagus nerve in stroke patients to see whether it can help restore lost arm function. ... Full story

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