Posts Tagged ‘ischemic stroke’

Prevent Dementia by Preventing Stroke – the Berlin Manifesto

A group of experts led by professor, Dr. Vladimir Hachinski of Western University, together with international collaborators Matthias Endres, Martin Dichgans and Zaven Khachaturian are calling on the worldwide community to unite to take action on preventing dementia by preventing stroke. The Berlin Manifesto was published July 18, 2019 in the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia.…

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The Heart Condition that is Bad for the Brain

February is American Heart Month to raise awareness of the dangers of heart disease. While most heart disease conditions are bad for the heart and raise risks for heart attacks and heart failure, there is actually a heart condition that is bad for the brain and raises the risk for strokes. Atrial Fibrillation Atrial fibrillation…

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Boy Saves Grandfather who got Stroke while Driving

We sometimes hear of terrible road accidents where a car swerves out of control, crosses into next lane and hits another car. We often wonder why the driver suddenly lost control and if it could have been because of a heart attack or stroke? Sometimes we do hear good news though and MSN News reported…

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Today is World Stroke Day

Today, October 29 is World Stroke Day, which is sponsored by the World Stroke Organization (WSO) to raise worldwide awareness that strokes can be treated and prevented. According to the WSO, about 80 million people worldwide have suffered from a stroke and about 50 million stroke survivors are afflicted with some kind of disability or…

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