Search Tag: Stroke

Executive Health Management

NYC Go Red for Women movement: STEM Goes Red

2019 22 Feb

Chelsea Beecher, Director of Development for the American Heart Association spoke to HealthManagement.org about the STEM Goes Red Movement, highlighting its goals, impact and future outlook.   Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. Chelsea passionately works to... Read more

Cardiology Management

Brexit could increase heart disease and stroke deaths

2019 31 Jan

According to new research published in BMJ Open, England might see thousands of extra deaths from heart disease and stroke over the next decade if Britain presses ahead with Brexit on March 29.  The researchers believe that the costs of fruits and vegetables will rise significantly because the UK is heavily dependent on fruit and vegetable... Read more

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ESOC 2019 - The Voice of Stroke in Europe

2019 22 May

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ESC Heart & Stroke 2019

2019 25 Jan

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U.S. study: rising stroke incidence among marijuana users

2018 24 Oct

A five-year study (2010-14) of hospital statistics from the United States shows that the incidence of stroke has risen steadily among marijuana users, even though the overall rate of stroke remained constant over the same period. The study, presented at the 11th World Stroke Congress in Montreal, Canada, looked at U.S. hospital statistics from... Read more

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DESERVE: skills-based intervention to reduce risk of recurrent stroke

2018 10 Oct

It is estimated that 11 percent of individuals who have had a stroke have a recurrent stroke within one year of their first stroke. The burden of stroke is largely attributed to lifestyle (smoking, poor diet) and metabolic risk factors (high plasma glucose, high cholesterol, high blood pressure). Currently, there is limited evidence for education... Read more

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Preventive strategies needed to reduce risk of dementia, stroke

2018 03 Oct

It is estimated that one in two women and one in three men will likely be diagnosed with dementia, Parkinson's disease, or stroke in their lifetime. The estimate was made by Dutch researchers after monitoring the neurological health of more than 12,000 people in the Rotterdam Study between 1990 and 2016.  The findings highlight the need for... Read more

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Online tool improves heart attack, stroke risk prediction

2018 08 Aug

New research sponsored by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration is beneficial to both astronauts and the general population on Earth. NASA launched the study with UT Southwestern Medical Center to enhance cardiovascular risk prediction for astronauts. The result: a new online prediction tool that integrates traditional risk factors... Read more