May 31, 2022

Stroke symptoms: Two sensations in your face, arm, or leg which may be signs

THERE are a number of signs of a stroke, many of which can come on suddenly. The Stroke Association says: “Stroke strikes every five…

May 3, 2022

What are the 4 causes of a stroke?

High blood pressure. Your doctor may call it hypertension. … Tobacco. Smoking or chewing it raises your odds of a stroke. … Heart…

April 21, 2022

Portable MRI can accurately detect most common form of stroke

New research has found the world’s first portable MRI machine can accurately detect ischemic strokes. The machine was cleared for use by…

April 17, 2022

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Stroke is an apt description of the disease as it occurs “at a stroke”, the insult is immediate, and the effects may be prolonged with…

April 15, 2022

Stroke: Signs you should not dismiss – a mini stroke is a significant warning

A TEMPORARY distribution in the blood supply to the brain is known as a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) – also known as a “mini stroke”….

April 7, 2022

Stroke: Anti-nausea medication linked to life-threatening condition – study

A STROKE occurs when blood supply to the brain is cut off. It is an incredibly dangerous condition that, if not treated quickly, can have…

April 7, 2022

Can some anti-nausea drugs increase stroke risk?

A new study of participants aged 71.9 years, on average, found a link between the use of anti-nausea medication and increased stroke…

April 2, 2022


Eating and drinking after a stroke Many people who have had a stroke can find it difficult at first to swallow normally – they may cough…

April 2, 2022

How to cope with eating difficulties after a stroke

If you’ve had a stroke, or are looking after someone who has, keeping nourished can be a challenge. Senior Dietitian Victoria Taylor…