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What Women Don’t Know About Stroke Could Kill Them (Op-Ed)

Dr. Diana Greene-Chandos, neurologist and director of neuroscience critical care at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, contributed this column to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Too few women know the female-specific risks and symptoms of a stroke, and … Continue reading

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Service Dog Saves Stroke Survivor’s Life Twice

Diamond was one day from being put down when Denna Williams found her at the animal shelter, but the stroke survivor says she’s the one that’s really been rescued. The 9-year-old Alaskan Samoa has saved her life twice and has … Continue reading

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Clot-busting nanocapsule could ‘revolutionize stroke and heart attack treatment’

A new study suggests that using nanocapsules to precisely target activated clotting platelets with clot-busting drugs could revolutionize the treatment of stroke and heart attack. A report on the research, led by the University of Melbourne and the Baker IDI … Continue reading

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Young girl’s blinding headaches blamed on periods actually a STROKE

Budding dancer Georgia Smith, 13, was suffering a bad headache in January. When the headache returned, accompanied by projectile vomiting, she visited the doctor. They believed she was suffering from a migraine and the school girl was sent home with … Continue reading

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As more Canadians survive strokes, more live with stroke-induced disabilities

A new study suggests the number of Canadians living with stroke-induced disabilities will rise substantially over the next couple of decades. More people are surviving strokes — a good news story about what can be a devastating and even fatal … Continue reading

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Former Indianapolis Colts cheerleader suffers stroke, recovers with help from squad: ‘She is a fighter’

A former Indianapolis Colts cheerleader who suffered a severe stroke has made a miracle recovery with the rallying cries of her squad. Tessa David had a stroke in her sleep on Dec. 1, rendering the popular 28-year-old professional dancer and … Continue reading

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Doctors refused to believe I’d had a stroke at 17

WHEN 17-year-old Bethany Sinfield woke in the middle of the night unable to swallow she staggered from her bedroom to wake her parents. “I was really panicking, my head was throbbing and I was losing all feeling down the left … Continue reading

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