Stroke

After relearning to walk

After relearning to walk, young stroke survivor gets active

Four years after her stroke, a mother works hard to strengthen her mind and body. She shares personal advice based on that journey. Barbara Wiley...
20 things you didnt know about stroke

20 things you didn’t know about stroke, that may save a life

Stroke is a leading cause of preventable death, but lack of awareness, education and resources are major barriers to stopping it. The American Stroke Association,...
Ischemic vs. hemorrhagic stroke- what’s the difference?

Ischemic vs. hemorrhagic stroke: what’s the difference?

Both types of strokes are dangerous and deadly without quick treatment. Learn what characteristics set them apart — and why even a “mini-stroke” requires...
Stroke affects more than just your physical health

Stroke affects more than just your physical health

A new study looks at what problems affect people most after a stroke and it provides a broader picture than what some may usually...
Paralyzed hands move again

Paralyzed hands move again

The ability to perform simple daily tasks can make a big difference in people’s lives, especially for those with spinal cord injuries. A UCLA-led team...
Insomnia may be a long

Insomnia may be a long-term side effect of stroke

Stroke patients experience sustained problems with insomnia potentially reducing their ability to relearn key skills and putting them at increased risk of depression, a...
New treatment option for ‘wake-up’ stroke patients

New treatment option for ‘wake-up’ stroke patients

Detail revealed in MRI brain scans can help doctors accurately deduce when a stroke begins, according to new research, allowing treatment for many patients...
8 warning signs of stroke you need to know

Are you at risk for stroke? 8 warning signs to know

If you’re having any symptoms associated with a stroke, it’s important to act quickly. But certain risk factors can set the stage for stroke well...
Insomnia? Oversleeping? Both may increase your risk of stroke

Insomnia? Oversleeping? Both may increase your risk of stroke

There is growing evidence that sleep disorders like insomnia and sleep apnea are related to stroke risk and recovery from stroke, according to a...
Aspirin could help prevent first heart attack or stroke

Aspirin could help prevent first heart attack or stroke

Aspirin is a proven way to help some people prevent a second heart attack or stroke. When aspirin is used this way, it is called...