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Carotid Artery Disease, Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIAs) What is carotid artery disease? This article was posted to VascularWeb Carotid artery disease occurs when the major arteries in your neck become narrowed or blocked. These arteries, called the carotid arteries, supply your brain with blood. Your carotid arteries extend from your aorta in your chest […]

Exercise Aids in Stroke Recovery. Regular activity, such as walking, afterwards improves memory and quality of life, suggest experts, an article posted by Robert Preidt for HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Exercise is an important, though often underused, way to improve mental and physical recovery in stroke survivors, according to experts. […]

To help you learn the warning signs of stroke and stroke symptoms, we have created four fun, interactive games for you to play. Test your knowledge today. Quickly identifying the early warning signs may help save your life or the life of someone else. Share your score on Facebook and challenge your friends to beat […]

Know the Signs of Stroke – Follow the FAST rule, experts advise By Randy Dotinga Posted for Health Day News on Saturday, May 10, 2014 Some reminders about detecting and treating strokes are offered as Stroke Awareness Month continues. Dr. Henry Woo and Dr. David Fiorella, co-directors of the Stony Brook University Cerebrovascular and Stroke […]

Improving health can also improve, extend life after a stroke, an article posted 4/28/14 for American Heart/Stroke Association. Seven health factors deemed “the fountain of youth” for preventing heart disease and stroke can also greatly improve and extend the lives of people who have already had a stroke, according to two research abstracts presented this […]

Ignoring mini strokes ‘puts people at risk of full stroke’, an article posted by on April 29, 2014 The Stroke Association has warned that those who ignore symptoms of a mini stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) put themselves at risk of a full stroke. TIA causes similar symptoms to a stroke, such as speech […]

This is a message from the American Stroke Association: During American Stroke Month this May, the American Stroke Association needs your help! You can help increase awareness by reaching out to your colleagues, family and friends to spread the word about stroke. Together we can end stroke! See what you can do to end stroke […]

THIS IS A MESSAGE FROM NATIONAL STROKE ASSOCIATION: Genentech, in collaboration with National Stroke Association and American College of Emergency Physicians, has developed a variety of tools and resources to help you build a successful stroke awareness campaign in your community. And you can easily customize many of these materials by adding your institution’s logo […]

Video posted April 08, 2014 What can be done to improve stroke care in emergency departments with existing drugs and technologies? That’s the question we put to three stroke neurologists, who said door-to-needle times and procedures have not yet been optimized. That is also the question that was put to three stroke neurologists — Natalia […]

Posted by Teighlor Lockwood-Koehn Apr 07 2014 Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke, and stroke is the fourth leading cause of death. However, compared to similar conditions, such as cancer, heart attacks and diabetes, the public lacks knowledge about stroke. This is clear when looking at the statistics. • Less […]