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A case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease with stroke-like episode as an initial symptom by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:00pm A case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease with stroke-like episode as an initial symptom Kenji Kamogawa‚Pj‚Qj, Takayuki Toi‚Pj, Kensho Okamoto‚Pjand Bungo Okuda‚Pj Abstract A 79-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital, due to acute onset of left hemiparesis and disturbance of consciousness. Although her symptoms improved temporarily, ... Read on »
Stroke rehabilitation: A brain scientist and stroke survivor advice to stroke victims and caregivers by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 6:33pm Stroke Stroke, also referred to as brain stroke or in medical terms, cerebrovascular accident (CVA), is a life-threatening event in which part of the brain is deprived of blood flow, thus of adequate oxygen. There are two types of strokes. An ischemic stroke is when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted, usually by a blood clot. The se ... Read on »
Read about Stroke. Hear about Stroke. Know about Stroke by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Thu 26 Nov 2009 10:01pm by Linda Pazdalski, B.S.N., R.N. Stroke Program Coordinator, Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute You read it in any number of publications, hear it on any number of radio programs, and see it on any number of TV commercials almost daily…..Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US. STROKE IS THE THIRD LEADING CAUSE ... Read on »
Action for Stroke Prevention Launches How Can We Avoid a Stroke Crisis? To Expose Risk of a Stroke Crisis in Europe from Atrial by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Dec 2009 5:23am Urgent coordinated action is needed to avoid the thousands of preventable strokes that leave many atrial fibrillation (AF) patients mentally and physically disabled or dead every year. A report, How Can We Avoid a Stroke Crisis?, was launched today in the European Parliament in Brussels by Action for Stroke Prevention, a group of health experts f ... Read on »
Action for Stroke Prevention Launches How Can We Avoid a Stroke Crisis? To Expose Risk of a Stroke Crisis in Europe from Atrial by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Dec 2009 12:00am Urgent coordinated action is needed to avoid the thousands of preventable strokes that leave many atrial fibrillation (AF) patients mentally and physically disabled or dead every year. A report, How Can We Avoid a Stroke Crisis?, was launched today in the European Parliament in Brussels by Action for Stroke Prevention, a group of health e ... Read on »
Read about Stroke. Hear about Stroke. Know about Stroke by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Thu 26 Nov 2009 10:01pm by Linda Pazdalski, B.S.N., R.N. Stroke Program Coordinator, Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute You read it in any number of publications, hear it on any number of radio programs, and see it on any number of TV commercials almost daily…..Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US. STROKE IS THE THIRD LEADING CAUSE OF ... Read on »
Know-Stroke.org receives Top Stroke Blog Award by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 19 Nov 2010 10:02pm Thanks to LicensedPracticalNurse.com for recognizing my work  in writing my know-stroke blog and for including it as an essential resource on their site to educate their visitors about stroke.  Please stop by their website to see the other top award winning stroke blogs for 2010 that were honored as valuable stroke rehab and recovery resou ... Read on »
Send in a Faces of Stroke Video for PFO / Stroke Awareness by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Sep 2012 4:07pm The National Strok e Association invites you to share your stroke story on video.  Please remember to make mention of PFO and the connection with stroke. I believe they are promoting aFib awareness for stroke this month but until we get a month dedicated to PFO Awareness this will do.  Make a short video and send it to them.  Here’s  how: ... Read on »
October 29, 2009 is World Stroke Day: What Atrial Fibrillation Patients Should Know About Stroke Risk by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 29 Oct 2009 6:31am Learn more about World Stroke Day and what atrial fibrillation patients need to know about their stroke risk. Read on »
StrokeLink: A Resource for Survivors of Stroke and Their Families by Kathryn Arbour Posted Mon 13 Jul 2009 2:11pm We are pleased to connect you to the regular publication of Rocky Mountain Stroke Center called StrokeLink. As you know we are big fans of the services that RMSC offers to those in the metro Denver area. We also offer our Capabilities community room weekly for professionally led physical therapy sessions and the aphasia support group. In the mos ... Read on »