Tag Archives: Transient Ischaemic Attacks

Women Have Poorer Quality of Life After Stroke (BBC News)

Summary Research in the United States, covering 1,370 patients three months and a year after a stroke, has found that women tend to have a poorer quality of life after a stroke than men. Women tend to have strokes at a … Continue reading

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Stroke Patients Show Signs of Recovery in Stem-Cell Treatment Trial (BBC News / NHS Choices)

Summary An early piece of research into the safety and tolerability of stem cell therapy called ReN001 for the treatment of ischaemic stroke (where blood supply to the brain is blocked by blood clots) suggests that the nine people included … Continue reading

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Updated National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (Royal College of Physicians)

Summary This updated guideline, from the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party at the Royal College of Physicians, covers: Commissioning of stroke services. Organisation of stroke services. Acute phase care. Secondary prevention. Recovery phase from impairments and limited activities: rehabilitation. Long-term management. … Continue reading

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