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Stroke risk among older adults highest in first 3 days after COVID-19 diagnosis

A new analysis determined that the risk of stroke within the first 3 days of diagnosis was 10 times higher than throughout the rest of the control window.

On This Day: Then-prime minister Ariel Sharon suffers severe stroke

Ariel Sharon was prime minister of Israel from 2001 until 2006.

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Can getting angry cause a stroke? Doctors explain

One in 11 strokes occurs about one hour after an emotional upheaval or intense physical exercise.

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‘Interview with the Vampire’s Anne Rice dies at 80

Born in New Orleans in 1941, Rice became renowned the world over as a writer of gothic fiction, with her books selling more than 150 million copies globally.

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How many cups of coffee should you drink to prevent dementia?

A new study has found the recommended amount of coffee and tea a day that can prevent dementia and stroke.

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Aphasia: Awareness of an invisible disability as a survival guide - opinion

“One day you will tell your story of how you overcame what you went through, and it will be someone else’s survival guide.”

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Do you have a ticking time bomb in your chest that could cause a stroke?

This circumstance greatly increases your risk of having a stroke, and there’s a way to know if you have this characteristic. 

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The smart test that detects increased risk of stroke

A simple and non-invasive test can prevent significant suffering for many adults, through real-time monitoring of disruptions in heart rhythm. 

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Palestinian prisoners wait to be released from Ketziot prison, southern Israel, October 1, 2007

Palestinian prisoner suffers stroke, transferred to hospital

The Palestinian Commission of Detainees' Affairs stated that it holds the Israeli government and Israel Prison Service responsible for Shawish's life.

 Dr. Simona Bar-Haim and Dr. Lior Shmuelof in the Negev Lab at ADI Negev

BGU’s Negev Lab is bringing stroke rehab into the future

Stroke is tricky. While its effects are well known, the best course of rehabilitation to return to functionality is still very much a mystery. This rehab lab turns translational science for answers.

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