Action on Stroke – Live Webinar 2017: Wednesday, 21st September 2017

Action on Stroke – Live Webinar 2017: Wednesday, 21st September 2017

The Economist Events and sponsor The Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Alliance hosted a webinar "Action on Stroke", on September 21st 10:00 am EST/3:00 pm GMT, to address policy approaches to stroke prevention. With heart disease and stroke as some of the leading...

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Determining motor deficits more precisely following a stroke

Determining motor deficits more precisely following a stroke

After a stroke, many people are unable to successfully perform basic hand movements in everyday life. The reason are symptoms of hemiparesis resulting from damage to the brain. These very frequently affect fine motor skills. A team from the Technical University of...

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Determining motor deficits more precisely following a stroke

New mindset in the search for stroke therapies

UNSW researchers have identified a promising new avenue to explore in the search for stroke treatments, after translating findings from Alzheimer's disease. The study published in Nature Communications finds that mice deficient in tau, a protein within brain cells...

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Stroke Action Plan for Europe