SAFE Working Conference: Burden of stroke seen through 12 indicators of care

SAFE Working Conference: Burden of stroke seen through 12 indicators of care

Amsterdam, 8th December 2016 - The Burden of Stroke is the main topic of this year's Working Conference, with two days dedicated to analysis of the preliminary research findings around 12 indicators of care. After a successful start yesterday, and a full day of...

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Diabetes advance: Cells produce insulin upon treatment

Diabetes advance: Cells produce insulin upon treatment

It promises to be a simple and elegant strategy to heal diabetes type 1: Replacing the destroyed beta-cells in the bodies of patients with newly-produced insulin-secreting cells. For years, researchers around the globe tried various approaches with stem or adult cells...

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New drug limits and then repairs brain damage in stroke

New drug limits and then repairs brain damage in stroke

Researchers at The University of Manchester have discovered that a potential new drug reduces the number of brain cells destroyed by stroke and then helps to repair the damage. A reduction in blood flow to the brain caused by stroke is a major cause of death and...

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SAFE and ESO met the European Union Health Commission

SAFE and ESO met the European Union Health Commission

Brussels, 30th November 2016 - Jon Barrick SAFE President and Valeria Caso President of the European Stroke Organisation of Stroke Professionals had a meeting today at the European Union Health Commission to discuss the quality of Stroke prevention, care and support...

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Stroke vs. Aneurysm: Treatment Options

Stroke vs. Aneurysm: Treatment Options

A brain aneurysm is a bulge in an artery in the brain that has the potential to burst or rupture. A ruptured aneurysm can cause a type of stroke called a subarachnoid hemorrhage. An estimated 5 percent of Americans may have or develop a brain aneurysm each year,...

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