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Foot test can detect heart rhythm disorder in diabetic patients
A simple annual foot test can help detect atrial fibrillation in patients with diabetes, according to research presented at EHRA 2021.
The rudiments of stroke prevention
Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association, on inspiring people to reduce their risk of stroke.
The journey to building a patient neuro rehabilitation platform
L2S2 Marketing Manager Max McKiernan details the journey that led Neuro ProActive Founder, Ian Pearce, to start the development of a digital neuro rehabilitation platform.
A new era in cardiac diagnosis
Justin Hall, GM and VP EMEA, iRhythm Technologies, explores how modern technology is helping to diagnose Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
NHS saves millions on highly effective stroke drugs
Researchers from the Health Economics Unit and University of Leeds looked at the cost of treating strokes and found that the drugs prescribed are so effective they save the NHS money.
Researchers make breakthrough in stroke treatment
An international research team has made a breakthrough in stroke treatment, with a drug that could stop brain swelling without invasive surgery.
Research is key to curbing stroke
Sharon McGowan, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Stroke Foundation, argues that research is key to curbing stroke.
Cardiovascular side effects of night-time train noise
The cardiovascular side effects of night-time train noise is placed under the spotlight here by a group of experts from Gutenberg-University Mainz in Germany and the Danish Cancer Society.
Does gum disease increase your risk of hypertension, heart attack and stroke?
Prof Filippo Graziani, President of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), turns the spotlight on periodontitis and answers if gum disease increases the risk of hypertension, heart attack and stroke.
Tiny transporters could deliver treatment to stroke patients
Swarms of nanoparticles which are 15,000 times smaller than a pinhead may be able to deliver vital drugs to the brain, offering new hope to stroke patients.
Funding obesity research in the U.S. today
Here, we find out about the role that the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, a publicly-funded institute, when it comes to funding obesity research in the U.S. today.
Recovery from stroke: The challenges
Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association explores the challenges around recovery from stroke.
The National Stroke Programme for England: How to achieve world-class stroke care
Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association, tells us how the NHS Long Term Plan and National Stroke Programme have the potential to transform stroke services across England in the next five years.
Patients with an ‘empathic’ GP at reduced risk of early death
Patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes are at a lower risk of early death if they have a doctor who they describe as showing empathy towards them, a new study from the University of Cambridge has found.
Stroke recovery: The exciting trends of the future
Steven A. Kautz, Professor at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina College of Health Professions gives a glimpse into the future trends for stroke recovery research.
Millions unaware of what their normal blood pressure should be
Millions of Brits have no idea what their normal blood pressure should be, or even how tall they are, a new study has found
Reducing the burden of neurological disease: A focus on stroke research
Open Access Government looks at the wider work of The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in the U.S. when it comes to reducing the burden of neurological disease and how they are supporting stroke research
Active couch potatoes are at risk of chronic health issues
Employees are wrongly assuming that keeping active during leisure time will protect them from the danger of sitting for long periods when working in an office, a new study has found
Mediterranean-style diet may lower women’s stroke risk
Following a Mediterranean-style diet may reduce stroke risk in women over 40 but not in men – according to new research led by the University of East Anglia
New research shows tea cuts risk of heart disease
Drinking four to five cups of tea a day lowers blood pressure and reduces the risk of a heart attack or stroke, new research reveals