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Stroke: Symptoms Causes & Treatment Document List

  • Synopsis: This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Stroke category.

Publication List:

NOTE: Though articles may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

  1. Ways to Reduce Risk of Having a Stroke
    Information from the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding signs and symptoms of having a stroke - Published: 2011-11-09
  2. Vasospasm - A Complication From Stroke
    Vasospasm occurs when a nearby blood vessel goes into spasm and constricts closing down the vessel and possibly leading to permanent brain damage or death - Published: 2011-07-16
  3. Family Involvement in Stroke Patient Exercise Therapy
    Family involvement in exercise therapy could significantly improve function and recovery after stroke - Published: 2011-03-05
  4. New Hope for Stroke Victims
    Much of the devastation of stroke and head trauma is due to damage caused the overproduction of a substance in the brain called glutamate - Published: 2011-02-09
  5. Inflammation Identified as New Therapeutic Target Years After Stroke
    Breakthrough in stroke research identifying the potential reversibility of chronic neurologic disability in stroke survivors - Published: 2011-02-02
  6. Most Medicare Stroke Patients Re-hospitalized or Dead Within Year
    Nearly two-thirds of Medicare beneficiaries discharged from hospitals after ischemic stroke die or are readmitted within one year - Published: 2010-12-18
  7. Researchers Offer New Hope For Stroke Patients
    Therapy May Reverse Stroke Damage by Jump-starting Growth of Nerve Fibers - Published: 2010-12-07
  8. Why the Brain has Limited Capacity for Repair After Stroke
    Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability due to the limited capacity for the brain to recover - Published: 2010-11-07
  9. With a Stroke Acting FAST May Save a Life
    When faced with a stroke patient FAST stands for Face Arms Speech and Time and involves asking three easy questions - Published: 2010-09-18
  10. Brain Stimulation Helps Partially Paralyzed Stroke Patients
    Stroke patients left partially paralyzed found their condition improved after they received simple and non-invasive method of brain stimulation - Published: 2010-09-13
  11. Get With The Guidelines Stroke Program
    Get with the guidelines stroke program could be a foundation for improving stroke care globally - Published: 2010-08-30
  12. Assessing Spatial Neglect Brain Damage Following a Stroke
    Spatial neglect - when people recovering from stroke sometimes behave as if completely unaware of one half of the world - Published: 2010-04-28
  13. 70% of Patients Unaware they Suffered a Minor Stroke
    Study highlights fact that many patients don't know they had a minor stroke and need emergency care - Published: 2010-04-16
  14. World Stroke Day - 29 October 2009
    According to the World Stroke Organization stroke now accounts for almost 6 million deaths each year - Published: 2009-10-23
  15. Most Stroke Victims Arrive at Hospital Too Late for Drug Therapy
    Most stroke patients arrive at the hospital too late to take advantage of a clot-busting drug that significantly reduces stroke symptoms - Published: 2009-10-02
  16. Severe Stress can Cause Stroke
    There appears to be a correlation between stress and stroke but this needs to be interpreted with great caution - Published: 2009-10-01
  17. Stroke Telemedicine Recommended for Arizona
    Some 10,000 Arizonans suffer an acute stroke each year, and those living in Phoenix or Tucson have the advantage of availability to primary stroke centers - Published: 2009-08-25
  18. Previous Exercise Helps Stroke Patients Recover Faster
    A person who has exercised regularly prior to the onset of a stroke appears to recover more quickly - Published: 2009-07-18
  19. Risks and Outcome of Stroke Not the Same in Males and Females
    Stroke typically occurs when arteries become blocked preventing blood from flowing to the brain - Published: 2009-07-16
  20. People with Irregular Heartbeat More Likely to Have Stroke
    People with irregular heartbeat five times more likely to have a stroke and twice as likely to die from one - Published: 2009-06-10
  21. Cerebrovascular Disease - Facts, Diagnosis, and Treatment
    Cerebrovascular disease is any disorder that affects the blood vessels that provide oxygen rich blood to a persons brain and face - Published: 2009-06-05
  22. Stroke Survivors Improve Balance with Tai Chi
    Stroke survivors can improve their balance by practicing the Chinese martial art of tai chi - Published: 2009-03-23
  23. Options After Suffering Stroke
    Brain surgery after suffering a severe stroke generally improves the patients lives and allows them to live longer - Published: 2009-03-12
  24. Cell Type Limits Stroke Damage
    Research has demonstrated the existence of a type of cells that limits brain damage after a stroke - Published: 2009-01-27
  25. Childhood Stroke: Causes and Information
    Information regarding causes and symptoms of childhood stroke including Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome and MELAS Syndrome - Published: 2009-01-25


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