Think FAST

Think FAST The main aim of the FAST campaign is to help people recognise the symptoms of a stroke – and to act FAST. With over 12,000 people in Scotland having a stroke every year, it is essential that people can recognise a stroke when it’s happening and take prompt action.

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Diet and Cardiovascular Disease

Diet and Cardiovascular Disease Do you want a healthy heart? Learn more about Diet and Cardiovascular Disease and learn what to do to keep your heart healthy. Featuring Dr. Purvi Parwani, MBB, Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Director of Women’s CV Clinic, International Heart Institute. http://www.lluh.org

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A critical window for recovery after stroke | John Krakauer | TEDxJohnsHopkinsUniversity

A critical window for recovery after stroke | John Krakauer | TEDxJohnsHopkinsUniversity Dr. John Krakauer, a Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University, co-founded the KATA project that combines concepts of neurology and neuroscience with interactive entertainment and motion capture technology to learn how lesions affect motor learning and to aid patients in…

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Act F.A.S.T.: Knowing the warning signs of Stroke

Act F.A.S.T.: Knowing the warning signs of Stroke Every 40 seconds, someone in America suffers from a stroke. A stroke occurs when there is a sudden loss of blood flow to the brain. Treatment and early diagnosis of stroke can improve the outcomes of patients. The VCU Health Comprehensive Stroke Center provides leading-edge care to…

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