Category list : Stroke
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Taking a daily dose of aspirin does not prolong healthy living in older adults who have not previously experienced a cardiovascular event, according to an international trial.
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events, according to a study in Denmark.
A “circulator” nurse position should be introduced on neurological critical care units to ease pressure on other staff from accompanying patients for screening, according to US nurse researchers.
Stroke patients experience sustained problems with insomnia potentially reducing their ability to relearn key skills and putting them at increased risk of depression, according to researchers.
Patients with stroke caused by intracerebral haemorrhage may benefit from receiving a drug currently used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth, suggests a trial.
Frequent sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to a new international study, involving UK researchers.
How do African-Caribbean women from the East End of London experience their bodies and adjust to life after a stroke? Find out in this article summarising the outcomes of a qualitative research study
Eating a diet rich in vegetables, especially those like broccoli and sprouts, may reduce cardiovascular risk in women by helping prevent hardening of the neck arteries, according to researchers.
An anti-inflammatory drug given to patients in the early stages of a stroke has been shown to reduce harmful inflammation, according to researchers in Greater Manchester.
How can nurses support people to change their lifestyles in order to reduce their risk of stroke? This article concludes our five-part series on stroke with practical guidance and useful resources on prevention