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  • Stroke for strokes at UCLA golf event
    Stroke for strokes at UCLA golf event
    On April 28, UCLA’ fourth annual “Saving Strokes” event will take place at Rancho Park Municipal Golf Course. It provides stroke survivors and their caregivers lessons in chipping, putting, and full swing with a golf pro; in...
  • UCLA lauded for stroke research
    UCLA lauded for stroke research
    UCLA is noted for its state-of-the-art medical care and research. A UCLA-led study on improving stroke care was selected by the Clinical Research Forum (CRF) as one of the 10 most outstanding research papers published in the US in 2014. The CRF...
  • Randy Travis
    Randy Travis makes rare appearance at ACM Awards: What is wrong with him?
    Tonight at the ACM Awards everyone got the chance to see Randy Travis in a rare appearance. They showed him off in the audience and he smiled to the crowd. On this Sunday night, fans were excited to see him in the audience, but a lot did not know...
  • 2015 Stroke Update
    2015 Stroke Update
    According to the National Stroke Association , stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States, and remains the leading cause of disability. Currently, there are nearly 7 million stroke survivors in the U.S.; fortunately, lowering...
  • Overwieght
    Many parents don’t recognize child’s weight problems
    New research from the U.K. found that many parents are not aware that their children are overweight unless they are extremely obese. The study, published in the April 1 issue of the British Journal of General Practice, showed that nearly one-third...
  • Secondhand smoke clogs kids’ arteries
    Secondhand smoke clogs kids’ arteries
    Worldwide, more than 50% of children are exposed to passive smoking, most of them at home. Most are aware that secondhand smoke can be hazardous to a child’s health. Now a new study from the Menzies Institute for Medical Research at the...
  • A delicious & nutritious salad
    Folic acid could protect you from a stroke
    High blood pressure is often referred to as a silent illness which can kill you without any apparent symptoms. This is why it's so important to check your blood pressure regularly and work to keep it within a normal range. The Journal of the...
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    Stroke study praises folic acid supplements
    Another study has uncovered that folic corrosive supplements can help avert stroke in individuals with hypertension. In a study that included more than 20,000 grown-ups in China with hypertension however without a background marked by stroke or...
  • Produce
    Some meat is okay: Semi-vegetarian diet lowers stroke and heart disease risk
    A diet that is at least 70 percent vegetarian reduces the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease by 20 percent, new research, presented yesterday at an American Heart Association conference in Baltimore, finds. Researchers conducting the study...
  • stroke risk factors
    Stroke risk may be higher for those who oversleep
    There's really not a way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, yet scientists say they've recognized a sign to help specialists foresee who's at danger – the measure of slumber they get during bedtime. More established grown...
  • Using a Balance Test Can Predict Stroke Risk
    Using a Balance Test Can Predict Stroke Risk
    The ability to balance on one leg isn’t just a gymnastics move anymore. Rather, it can be an effective method in the medical field when assessing a patient’s risk for stroke.New research has determined that the ability to stand on one...
  • Microphotography of arterial wall with calcified (violet colour) atherosclerotic plaque
    Nanoparticles developed to repair arteries, preventing heart attacks and strokes
    New research involving the delivery of anti-inflammatory drugs to arterial walls clogged with atherosclerotic plaques could greatly reduce the incidence of a wide variety of serious conditions, including heart attacks, strokes, and kidney diseases...
  • Randy Travis out and about in Nashville
    Randy Travis Update: Out and about in Nashville
    Randy Travis who suffered a catastrophic stroke on July 10, 2013 was seen by many folks out and about at a popular Nashville club/restaurant a few nights ago. Travis was seen at Scoreboard Restaurant and Sports Bar which is located at 2408 Music...
  • Surviving a stroke
    When a stroke hits home
    When a stroke hits home Time Loss is Brain Loss. Learn to recognize the Warning Signs. A sudden onset of Numbness or Weakness in the face, arm or leg especially on one side of the body. Confusion or trouble speaking or understanding. Trouble...
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    Breakthrough in stroke treatment which will save lives
    According to CTV News reported Feb 11, 2015 Canadian researchers have made one of the most significant breakthroughs in the treatment of strokes to date. The study findingsThe procedure is both safe and efficient. It is one of the most significant...
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