Stroke: Successes and Setbacks with a Notorious Silent Killer

Stroke: Successes and Setbacks with a Notorious Silent Killer Stroke prevention and treatment is a remarkable success story — but strides appear to be stalling in some populations. Evidence suggests a dramatic increase in stroke incidence in people in their 30s and 40s. Disparities persist among race/ethnicities, and declines in stroke death have stalled in…

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Stroke at 47

Stroke at 47 Having a Stroke at age 47 turned my life upside down! My healing has been gradual and not instant but I’ll take any kind of healing! I’m not lucky. God is good! I’m a miracle! I do the work – take meds, PT, and pray! This is my journey

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Using Genetics to Predict Stroke Recovery

Using Genetics to Predict Stroke Recovery Once a patient has a stroke how they recover can be determined by several factors. Recently a team of researchers looked at whether genetics could play a role in how different patients function after the event.

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Is stroke a hereditary or genetic condition? – Dr Arvind Chandratheva

Is stroke a hereditary or genetic condition? – Dr Arvind Chandratheva There are actually relatively few what we call monogenetic causes of stroke, i.e. your parents have it therefore you’ve got a high chance of having it. However, what we’re increasingly realising is that there are probably poly genetic factors which we are currently unable…

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Aussie Wakes Up From Coma Speaking Mandarin

Aussie Wakes Up From Coma Speaking Mandarin The Feed meets a Melbourne man who woke up from a coma speaking fluent Mandarin. The Feed airs weeknights at 19:30 on SBS 2. You can also follow The Feed on Twitter at @TheFeedSBS, or ‘LIKE’ SBS 2 on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/SBS2Australia) to stay in the loop.

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Shoulder Range of Motion – Post-stroke Exercise

Shoulder Range of Motion – Post-stroke Exercise This exercise will help you enhance shoulder motion and possibly prevent shoulder pain. Do not push through pain in this range of motion. Repeat this exercise 20-25 times. You should notice that each time you go back; you are able to go further after each repetition.

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