Strokes are extremely prevalent According to the CDC, IN the United States someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. For survivors, the lasting medical complications range between each individual including loss of speech, limb control, memory, and sight to name a few. Scientists … [Read more...] about Study: New insights into sight loss for stroke survivors
Smoking rates are on the decline with more people becoming aware of its damaging health effects, but breaking the cycle of addiction can be difficult and daunting. We wanted to shed some light on the facts behind the humongous health benefits of quitting, hopefully giving you the … [Read more...] about What happens when you quit smoking?
A new study published in PLOS Medicine suggests that drinking moderate amounts of tea or coffee daily may lower your chances of having a stroke or developing dementia. The study looked at the tea and coffee drinking habits of 365,682 adults between the ages of 50 and 74. Each … [Read more...] about Coffee and tea consumption linked to lowered risk of dementia
Stroke patients who suffer from weakness of muscles in their arms have to perform regular rehabilitative exercises to regain strength in their limbs. In a bid to boost motivation and faster recovery, a team of scientists has found a way to gamify those exercises with the help of … [Read more...] about This joystick helps stroke patients regain muscle strength
One of the major causes of stroke is unrecognized and untreated atrial fibrillation, an abnormal heart rhythm, that causes approximately 25 percent of all strokes. An ingenious new necklace, however, could make checking for it a quick and simple process. While it is the most … [Read more...] about This necklace can help detect high stroke risk before it’s too late