New ‘brain health index’ can predict how well patients will do after stroke

New ‘brain health index’ can predict how well patients will do after stroke

First published on ScienceDaily.com A new computer programme developed by scientists at the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow can assess whole brain deterioration and help predict cognitive function after stroke up to ten times more accurately than current...

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New ‘brain health index’ can predict how well patients will do after stroke

Depression negatively impacts heart and stroke patients

Published first on ScienceDaily Depression, even when undiagnosed, can have many negative effects on cardiovascular patients, including poor healthcare experiences, more use of healthcare resources and higher health costs, according to preliminary research presented...

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New ‘brain health index’ can predict how well patients will do after stroke

New actors identified in atherosclerosis

Published first on ScienceDaily Atherosclerosis is the most common cause of death and disease in the Western world. In Germany, about 300,000 people each year suffer a heart attack and some 270,000 a stroke as a result of the condition. Atherosclerosis is estimated to...

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Stroke Action Plan for Europe