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Evidence still unclear on whether cannabis affects risk of stroke

Evidence still unclear on whether cannabis affects risk of stroke

Whether cannabis increases a person’s risk of suffering a stroke is still unclear. A new study explored whether there was a connection between recent...
Doctors examine best treatment options for rare type of stroke

Doctors examine best treatment options for rare type of stroke

A new study has set out to assess the best option for the treatment of a rare type of stroke known as a nontraumatic...
Social isolation increases risk of heart attacks, stroke, and death

Social isolation increases risk of heart attacks, stroke, and death

A new study from Germany has shown that social isolation puts people at an increased risk of heart attacks, stroke, and death from all...
Telestroke: modifying stroke care in the age of COVID-19

Telestroke: modifying stroke care in the age of COVID-19

As COVID-19 limits how patients are cared for, healthcare workers will need to modify their approach to stroke care, such as introducing ‘telestroke’ –...
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AI capable of accurately measuring stroke and heart attacks

Research led by UCL and Barts Health NHS Trust has revealed that, for the first time, AI has been used to instantly and accurately...
doctor helping woman having a stroke

Stroke research, treatment and the need for institutional change

Fellows of the European Stroke Organisation tell HEQ about Innovation, strategy and gender in stroke treatment The European Stroke Organisation (ESO) is a Europe-wide NGO,...
Caring female physical therapist helps stroke victim in rehab centre

Optimising policy and digitisation in stroke treatment

Professor Michael Brainin, President of the World Stroke Organization, tells HEQ about the burden, treatment and prevention of stroke The World Stroke Organization (WSO), which...
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Evolving the German healthcare system with digital applications

German digital health firm, Preventicus, has developed an app capable of detecting and preventing arrhythmia and stroke In 2018 the German social health insurance system...
UK clinical network launches pioneering AI stroke project

UK clinical network launches pioneering AI stroke project

The collaboration with Wellbeing and Brainomix will enable Trusts in the network to introduce intelligent AI algorithms into existing radiology workflows. Cheshire and Merseyside Strategic...
Would Virtual Reality make attending therapy easier for stroke survivors?

Would Virtual Reality make attending therapy easier for stroke survivors?

Researchers have created a virtual reality clinic to make it easier for stroke survivors to attend their physical and occupational therapy sessions. Results from a...
Call for urgent research as cannabis use links to stroke and heart problems

Call for urgent research as cannabis use links to stroke and heart problems

A new study has called for urgent research into the health effects of cannabis when not used for medical purposes. Two new preliminary studies –...
Attention on sleep to prevent stroke in spinal injury patients

Attention on sleep to prevent stroke in spinal injury patients

A University of Calgary-led study finds disturbed breathing during sleep may increase risk of stroke. A new study led by a University of Calgary researcher...

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