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Good News For Rural Stroke Patients: Virtual Stroke Care Appears Cost-Effective by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Sep 2011 7:57am For those who have experienced stroke / brain injury… as well as their caregivers… you all know how lonely and isolating it can be, and getting help can be a real problem. Just knowing you need help — what kind, to what extent, what to do… what to do?! — can be a problem. Now, there’s a program called telestroke that has been tested. Th ... Read on »
Meditation More Effective in Reducing Heart Attacks and Strokes by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 28 Jan 2013 9:00am Transcendental meditation is more effective than health education in reducing heart attacks and strokes among African-Americans with heart disease according to researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Almost half of the 201 study participants were women with an average age 59. Many members of the study took cholester ... Read on »
Chinese herbal remedy NeuroAid no more effective for stroke recovery than placebo in recent clinical trial by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 06 Jul 2013 4:56pm A Chinese herbal remedy NeuroAid (by Moleac), which is widely marketed* to improve stroke recovery failed to show it was any more useful than a placebo in a large,three month multi-center clinical trial.  This double-blind, placebo-controlled trial randomized 1100 patients with a National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score 6 to 14, within ... Read on »
The most effective treatment for stroke sequela(I) by Dorothy E Ross PhD CCC-SLP Aphasia NYC Posted Sat 06 Feb 2010 12:00am One year after the attack of stroke,the existing symptoms are called stroke sequela,such as hemiplegia,language difficulty,or distortion of mouth and eyes,etc.Compared with recovery stage,the speed and degree of recovery in this period is slower.The demonstrations of stroke sequela are obstruction of unilateral limbs,hemiplegia,hemianopsia,aph ... Read on »
What Are the Effects of Stroke on Our Body by Dorothy E Ross PhD CCC-SLP Aphasia NYC Posted Sun 07 Mar 2010 12:00am March 7, 2010 by admin Stroke (cerebrovascular Accident, CVA), is  marked by ineffective blood flow to the brain. The result is cell death, brain damage, and possibility of becoming permanently disabled.  Each area of the brain controls certain functions in the body.  Loss of function occurs relative to the area of the brain that susta ... Read on »
New Drug May Provide More Cost-Effective Stroke Prevention Than Warfarin by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Tue 02 Nov 2010 6:05pm A newly approved drug may be a cost-effective way to prevent stroke in patients with an irregular heart rhythm — and may also offer patients better health outcomes than the commonly prescribed, but potentially risky, blood thinner warfarin. That’s according to a new analysis from researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the ... Read on »
Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) Effective for Atrial Fibrillation Patients with High Stroke Risk by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Sep 2011 8:24am Just ahead of the FDA Advisory Committee hearing on rivaroxaban for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation, we report in more depth on the ROCKET-AF trial results published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine. Rivaroxaban was shown to be as effective as warfarin (Coumadin) for stroke prevention in a high-risk afib population. ... Read on »
Hospital "Weekend Effect": Bad Outcomes for AF and Stroke Patients by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Jul 2012 12:00am Late June and July are not favorable times to be admitted to the hospital. Some of the house officers are still quite green and even the more experienced among them may be new to the hospital and not know all of the local routines. There is also some irony in the fact that the new regulations restricting house officer work hours, des ... Read on »
Eating Oily Fish Reduces Risk of Stroke; But Fish Oil Supplements Don’t Have the Same Effect by Lena Butler Posted Sat 03 Nov 2012 5:00am A new study published on the British Medical Journal website says eating at least two servings of oily fish a week could significantly cut risk of stroke, but fish oil supplements may not have the same effect. Led by Dr. Rajiv Chowdhury at Cambridge University and Professor Oscar H. Franco at Erasmus MC Rotterdam, an [...] Read on »