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Stroke

12 results found for: stroke

Antidepressants may cut stroke risk

Antidepressants may reduce the risk of ischaemic stroke, Neurology reports.

The enigmatic aura

Could you tell the difference between a migraine aura and a transient ischaemic attack or stroke?

Pharmacists help prevent AF-related strokes

A pharmacist-led programme has helped to reduce the number of stokes related to atrial fibrillation by a third

UKCPA: Detecting atrial fibrillation

AF detection and management offers an opportunity for community pharmacy, says CVD specialist pharmacist Helen Williams 

Taking folic acid 'a wise move' to reduce stroke risk says HSIS

The HSIS statement came in response to further evidence suggesting folic acid can cut stroke risk by lowering levels of homocysteine in the blood

Cirrhosis increases chance of stroke occurrence

Liver cirrhosis is associated with an increased risk of stroke, researchers from New York report in JAMA Neurology

AF-related stroke risk campaign hits the beat

A new campaign is raising awareness of AF-related stroke risk through the medium of rhythm and music

Stroke survivors show poor adherence

Most stroke survivors show low adherence to medication regimes – pharmacists should give more proactive support

AF patients still at risk from stroke

Patients with AF could be at risk of stroke as they are receiving either no preventative treatment or taking only aspirin

Migraine linked to IBS...

IBS, migraine and episodic tension type headache seem to share a pathophysiological and genetic basis

Boots raises awareness of AF

Boots is helping people to understand how regular monitoring of atrial fibrillation can reduce the risk of stroke.

Adherence to statins cuts stroke risk

Poor adherence to statins may increase ischaemic stroke risk, according to a new study



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