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Stroke in Women

Stroke in Women: From Evidence to Inequalities With an overall ageing population, the global burden of stroke is increasing, especially in women. In order to improve stroke awareness, control of risk factors, and treatment in women there is need to acknowledge the sex...

Transient isolated diplopia

Transient isolated diplopia – anything else on the checklist? Author: Dr Linxin Li, Center for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia, John Radcliffe hospital, Oxford You have received a referral from a family doctor asking you to see a 71-year old gentleman in the...

Life After Young-Onset Ischemic Stroke

Author: Dr Nicolas Martinez-Majander Affiliation: Clinical Neurosciences, Department of Neurology, University of Helsinki and Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland Young stroke patients have better chances of survival when compared with older...

Hope for stroke patients presenting late

There may be hope for stroke patients presenting late, but remember: time is brain!   Author: Dr Salvatore Rudilosso, Functional Unit of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain The aphorism “time is brain” is common among health professionals...

Ischemic Stroke in the Young – Age-Specific Risk Factors

Author: Nicolas Martinez-Majander, MD Clinical Neurosciences, Department of Neurology, University of Helsinki and    Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland Incidence of young-onset ischemic stroke is currently about 13/100 000 per...

A funny turn or a serious matter?

Authors: Drs Linxin Li & Maria Tuna, Centre for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia, Level 6, West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK. A 58-year-old ex-smoker and migrainous man, with otherwise no vascular risk factors, presented with one episode of isolated...

Adjustment For Confounders In stroke Research

An introduction to epidemiological terminology Author: Mira Katan Kahles, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland When reading clinical research papers often the words “controlling for confounding” or “adjusting for potential confounders”...

“We are what we eat:” Diet, gut and stroke

Author: Dr. Xabier Urra, Functional Unit of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona There are increasing pieces of evidence supporting that the old saying “we are what we eat”, is true, and it may be particularly true in patients with cerebrovascular...
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