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AliveCor Smartphone App Detects Atrial fibrillation: Potential for Stroke Prevention

Atrial fibrillation (AF)  is a common abnormal rhythm of the heart which causes 1 in 4 strokes. Those afflicted with AF may lack any symptoms or only have a vague sense of irregularity of their heartbeat and thus the first symptom of AF can be stroke. 644 more words

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Predicting the risk of stroke recurrence

Researchers from the South London Stroke Register found that the risk of having another stroke remains high a number of years after the first stroke. They used data from people who had their first stroke between 1995 and 2004 and were followed up for up to 10 years. 139 more words

Research With Impact: The South London Stroke Register (SLSR) Research Programme

Electric Bicycle Can Definitely Be An Exercise Tool to Help For Stroke Prevention

The globally respected Mayo Clinic was an interesting article on
its website on the prevention of stroke that contained the bicycle as an
aerobic exercise recommended to reduce the risk of stroke. 488 more words

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A Purpose is Good for You!

Having a sense of purpose is of course always helpful.  It helps us keep on track and complete tasks.  But new research suggests that having a sense of purpose regarding our life is also good for our health.  348 more words

Human Health

Using the South London Stroke Register in community-based trials

This paper (Wolfe et al) from 2010 reports on the STOP Stroke study, which assessed the effectiveness of a patient and GP systematic follow-up intervention to improve risk factor management after stroke. 135 more words

Research With Impact: The South London Stroke Register (SLSR) Research Programme

Today is National Wear Red Day!

Did you know…

  • WOMEN are more likely to die from heart disease or stroke than any other condition
  • 1 in 3 women die of a heart attack or stroke…
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