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Stroke recovery CAN be SEXY! @fightingstrokes

A stroke is absolutely NOT sexy, let me be clear so I don’t offend anyone!

HOWEVER,

Why have we still not made the subject of stroke with politicians, TV and newspaper editors SEXY? 148 more words

Oranges and Grapefruits....good for brain health!

Good news! According to this month’s University of Berkeley’s Wellness Letter, an extra 7 ounces of fruit, especially citrus fruit, can reduce your risk of stroke by a whopping 32 per cent, according to the journal… 71 more words

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More Questions Raised About Boehringer Ingelheim's Pradaxa

Once again dabigatran (Pradaxa) has raised the wrath of the critics. Several articles and an editorial published today in The BMJ raise more questions and concerns about the drug, which is the first of the new oral anticoagulants. 59 more words

Policy & Ethics

Exercise for Stroke and Heart Attack Prevention

Here is some interesting news for people of all ages but particularly those over 50.

A recent study made international headlines when it found that exercise was just as effective as—or sometimes even outperformed—drugs when treating such conditions as heart disease and stroke. 80 more words

Heart And Stroke

Stricken, Then & Now

Today I finished a remake of something I’d first done more than five years ago. I used stroke victim John Updike to create a sort of public-service announcement, giving the warning signs of stroke and also some preventive measures. 92 more words