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CDC Spotlights Stroke Prevention for World Stroke Day

Mary G. George, MD, MSPH, FACS, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke PreventionDeputy Associate Director for Science and Senior Medical Officer Jennifer L. Foltz, MD, MPH, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke PreventionSenior Medical Officer and Director of the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program The number of people affected by stroke worldwide has gone up significantly in the past 20 years. The number continues to increase in part due to an aging population. Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide and the fifth leading cause of death in the United States

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WHO | Managing acute stroke in low-resource settings

article published in July 2016 Source: WHO | Managing acute stroke in low-resource settings

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Modelling the potential impact of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax on stroke mortality, costs and…

Stroke poses a growing human and economic burden in South Africa.

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A comparison of secondary prevention practice in poststroke and coronary heart disease patients

It is evident that patients with atherosclerotic vascular disease (AVD) benefit from appropriate secondary prevention.

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Estimating the potential contribution of stroke treatments and preventative policies to reduce…

Stroke and Ischemic Heart Diseases (IHD) are the main cause of premature deaths globally, including Turkey.

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CDC Recognizes Women and Stroke for World Stroke Day

Jennifer L. Foltz, MD, MPH Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Senior Medical Officer & Lead of the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program As a woman, I am particularly interested in this year’s World Stroke Day focus. I am a woman and stroke can affect me, my family members, my patients’ families and women around the world. Worldwide, there are 15 million strokes each year, 10 million of which will end in death or permanent disability. Women have more strokes than men, and are more likely to die from stroke than men

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Small Business Innovation Research Program–Grant

Title: Small Business Innovation Research Program–Grant Sponsor:  National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS SYNOPSIS:    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) invites eligible United States small business […]

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Air Pollution Linked to Artery Hardening, Increased Stroke Risk

U.S. researchers say urban dwellers exposed to the highest levels of fine particulate air pollution had faster hardening of the arteries, putting them at increased Read More

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