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Published 3 May 2016 by Global News on www.globalnews.ca

Christy Campbell was in the prime of her life when a stroke took away most of her movement and her voice. Now, she is fighting back and helping others. Sonia Deol reports.

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Published 9 August 2014 by Press Association on www.sundaypost.com

Stem cell treatment could help stroke victims survive serious brain damage, the first human trial of its kind has suggested.

The pilot study, conducted by doctors at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and scientists at Imperial College London, saw five stroke victims injected with stem...

Published 29 December 2013 by The Huffington Post UK on The Huffington Post UK

Inhaling dangerous chemicals in cigarettes, including arsenic and cyanide, damages major organs and increases the risk of stroke and dementia, a new stop-smoking campaign will warn.

The Smokefree Health Harms, launched by Public Health England, will warn smokers the chemicals they inhale...

Published 7 August 2013 by David Giles on CTV News

SASKATOON – Scientists have made progress toward dealing with the aftermath of stroke.

Using the Canadian Light Source located at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon and the Synchrotron Radiation Centre in Wisconsin, scientists have uncovered a new method for better...

Published 30 July 2013 by Sheryl Ubelacker on The Huffington POst

TORONTO - Imagine eating a certain food and "tasting" a colour. Or seeing an object that elicits a particular smell. Or hearing a particular piece of music and feeling as if you are physically flying in concert with the sound.

Such simultaneous sense experiences are an everyday...

Published 27 July 2013 by Nick Collins on The Telegraph

Patients made three times as much progress following speech and language therapy if their brains had first been stimulated with a magnetic coil.

The non-invasive technique was used to temporarily shut down properly functioning parts of the brain so that the side which had been damaged by...

Published 22 July 2013 by Kimberly Gillan on Health Hub

Sedentary people are 20 percent more likely to suffer a stroke than those who regularly break a sweat, according to South Australian researchers.

Dr Michelle McDonnell, from the University of South Australia, studied 27,000 Americans aged over 45 who had been involved in a six year study...

Published 27 June 2013 by Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press on CTV News

TORONTO -- An experimental procedure that stimulates the brain with electrical pulses through the skull may help people recover the ability to speak after suffering a stroke, researchers say.

Up to 30 per cent of stroke survivors are left with a condition called aphasia, in which they...

Published 19 June 2013 by Brian Lau, M.D. on ABC News

Doctors have long known that the sooner a stroke is treated, the better the outcome. But now a new study finds just how much each minute counts.

For each 15-minute head start doctors get on treating stroke, they cut the risk of stroke symptoms and death by 4 percent, according to the...

Published 19 June 2013 by Brad Balukjian on The Los Angeles Times

Post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD, is not just a problem for military veterans, sexual assault survivors...

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