New ACC/AHA guidance for preventing heart disease, stroke released

New ACC/AHA guidance for preventing heart disease, stroke released

First published on ScienceDaily.com The choices we make every day can have a lasting effect on our heart and vascular health. Adopting a heart healthy eating plan, getting more exercise, avoiding tobacco and managing known risk factors are among the key...

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Researchers explore stroke’s effects on microbiome

Researchers explore stroke’s effects on microbiome

First published on ScienceDaily.com Tumult in the bacterial community that occupies your gut -- known as your microbiome -- doesn't just cause indigestion. For people recovering from a stroke, it may influence how they get better. A recent study by Allison Brichacek...

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#BrainLifeGoals: Brain Awareness Week 2019 starts now

#BrainLifeGoals: Brain Awareness Week 2019 starts now

Sharing #LifeGoals has become a popular trend on social media. A campaign from the European Federation of Neurological Associations [EFNA] and supported by many organisations across Europe will put a new spin on the trend by instead seeing patient advocates and...

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Sleep after stroke: How does it affect recovery?

Sleep after stroke: How does it affect recovery?

This article first appeared on ARNI Stroke Charity (UK) website | Author: Tom Balchin Are you interested in learning about your sleep after stroke? Researchers at the University of Oxford are currently investigating how sleep is affected by stroke. Heidi Johansen-Berg...

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Understanding how to beat fatigue after stroke

Understanding how to beat fatigue after stroke

This article first appeared on ARNI Stroke Charity (UK) website | Author: Tom Balchin Tiredness is something we all experience in our everyday lives. But fatigue is where we experience tiredness which is unrelated to physical or mental exertion, and is not alleviated...

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Stroke Action Plan for Europe