Stroke: Warning signs you probably don’t know

STROKE symptoms can appear rapidly. If you see someone having a stroke you need to act fast, by calling the emergency services on 999. Not everyone knows this warning sign.
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Stroke survivors can improve their blood pressure and reduce their risk of repeat strokes if they exercise, according to a new meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information
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Conditions:   Stroke;   Spasticity, Muscle Intervention:   Behavioral: Mindfulness meditation Sponsor:   University of Southern California Completed
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Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) today released six-month results from a trial of its Symplicity Spyral renal denervation system exploring its use treating hypertensive patients who are already taking anti-hypertension medications, touting significant reductions in blood pressure and no major adverse safety events. Results were presented at the 2018 EuroPCR annual meeting in Paris and were published in The Lancet. In the trial, patients were prescribed up to three anti-hypertensive medications, including diuretics, calcium channel blockers, ACE/ARB inhibitors or beta blockers, the Fridley, Minn.-based company said. Patients were ...
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The aim of this study was to identify a gait training type that better improves the walking and balancing abilities of adult patients with chronic hemiplegic stroke. Single-blinded, randomized, controlled, comparative preliminary study was carried out. Pat...
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The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) offers an opportunity for members to be the guest editor of a Supplement to its journal, the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Archives). The goal of the ACRM supplements is to publish high quality scientific manuscripts, which are thematically organized and of interest to ACRM members and to the general readership of the Archives. We are interested in proposals in all fields of rehabilitation, but especially those of interest to the ACRM membership as indicated by the existence of special interest and networking groups for brain injury, spinal cord in...
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Kids who develop acute lymphoblastic leukemia may be the victims of a triple-whammy stroke of bad luck, according to a provocative new theory from a respected British cancer researcher.If the explanation turns out to be correct, it would be good news for the most common type of childhood cancer:...
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