This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Stroke category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2018-04-02 : Stroke Affects More Than Just Physical Functioning : After a stroke, people who have only mild disability can often have hidden problems that can really affect their quality of life.
2018-02-19 : Wearable Stretchable Electronics Aid Stroke Recovery Treatment : New wearable designed to be worn on the throat could be a game-changer in the field of stroke rehabilitation.
2018-02-17 : Newborns Who Experience Stroke Regain Language Function in Opposite Side of Brain : Researchers extending study of brain function after perinatal stroke looking at both left and right brain strokes and also whether brain functions other than language are relocated and where.
2017-06-21 : Mini-Strokes - Understanding and Knowing the Warning Signs : While the symptoms are the same, the difference between a transient ischemic attack (TIA) and a stroke is that the blockage is temporary, lasting between a few minutes and 24 hours.
2017-05-02 : 1 in 3 American Adults May Have Already Had a Warning Stroke : 35% of respondents reported having experienced at least one sign of a warning stroke, called a transient ischemic attack or TIA.
2011-11-09 : 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.
2011-07-16 : 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.
2011-03-05 : Family Involvement in Stroke Patient Exercise Therapy : Family involvement in exercise therapy could significantly improve function and recovery after stroke.
2011-02-09 : 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.
2011-02-02 : Inflammation Identified as New Therapeutic Target Years After Stroke : Breakthrough in stroke research identifying the potential reversibility of chronic neurologic disability in stroke survivors.
2010-12-18 : 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.
2010-12-07 : Researchers Offer New Hope For Stroke Patients : Therapy May Reverse Stroke Damage by Jump-starting Growth of Nerve Fibers.
2010-11-07 : 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.
2010-09-18 : 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.
2010-09-13 : 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.
2010-08-30 : Get With The Guidelines Stroke Program : Get with the guidelines stroke program could be a foundation for improving stroke care globally.
2010-04-28 : 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.
2010-04-16 : 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.
2009-10-23 : World Stroke Day - 29 October 2009 : According to the World Stroke Organization stroke now accounts for almost 6 million deaths each year.
2009-10-02 : 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.
2009-10-01 : Severe Stress can Cause Stroke : There appears to be a correlation between stress and stroke but this needs to be interpreted with great caution.
2009-08-25 : 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.
2009-07-18 : 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.
2009-07-16 : 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.
2009-06-10 : 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.
2009-06-05 : 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.
2009-03-23 : Stroke Survivors Improve Balance with Tai Chi : Stroke survivors can improve their balance by practicing the Chinese martial art of tai chi.
2009-03-12 : Options After Suffering Stroke : Brain surgery after suffering a severe stroke generally improves the patients lives and allows them to live longer.
2009-01-27 : Cell Type Limits Stroke Damage : Research has demonstrated the existence of a type of cells that limits brain damage after a stroke.
2009-01-25 : Childhood Stroke: Causes and Information : Information regarding causes and symptoms of childhood stroke including Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome and MELAS Syndrome.
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