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Monitor pulse after stroke to avoid second

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:44

Regularly monitoring your pulse after a stroke or the pulse of a loved one who has experienced a stroke can prevent a second stroke.

Control BP, do exercise to prevent second stroke: Study

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 13:25

Survived a stroke? Now is the time to control blood pressure, cholesterol and weight and do moderate physical activity daily to avoid another stroke.

Soon, quicker and more precise way to diagnose stroke

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 20:18

In an attempt to prevent deaths from stroke, scientists are creating a new blood test that could quickly and more accurately confirm whether someone is having a stroke and what kind.

Why is it important to know common warning signs of stroke?

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 19:22

A stroke can be defined as a condition in which the brain cells suddenly die due to lack of oxygen. Sometimes, stroke is referred to as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), cerebrovascular insult (CVI), or colloquially brain attack.

Watch out for early signs of stroke

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 21:20

Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or stroke is the condition in which blood flow to the brain is obstructed and hence there is a rapid loss of brain function.

Hands-free ultrasound plus tPA safe for ischemic stroke: Study

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 13:47

A hands-free ultrasound device combined with clot buster is safe for ischemic stroke patients, as it could help open up more arteries and improve patient outcomes, according to a new study.

New stroke guidelines stress treatment with clot-dissolving drugs within 5 hrs

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 10:07

People having an ischemic stroke should receive a clot-busting drug up to 4-5 hours after their symptoms begin, according to new guidelines from the American Heart Association.

Most commonly mutated gene in cancer `may play role in stroke`

Last Updated: Sunday, June 24, 2012, 14:34

Researchers have found that the gene p53, which is the most commonly mutated gene in cancer, has a novel role in the development of ischemic stroke.

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