Neuro News Roundup: Stroke
The following slides discuss strokes: the role of job stress and the stress doctors feel when treating cryptogenic strokes.
Stroke After Menopause
How does postmenopausal hormone therapy affect cardiac and stroke mortality?
Stroke Risk with Long Work Hours
We know working long hours is bad for our health, but which risk is greater, coronary heart disease or stroke?
The Migraine-Stroke-Endothelium Controversy
Our blogger discusses a possible resolution to this much-debated topic.
Cognitive Decline Accelerates Years After Stroke
About one-third of stroke patients have significant cognitive impairment within several months of the event, but what is their status in the long term?
6 Ways Neurology Practices Can Get Up-to-Speed with ICD-10
Neurologists will need to improve documentation for several common diagnoses to make a successful ICD-10 transition. Here are six helpful tips.
Technology in Stroke Rehabilitation
Learn about virtual reality systems and a functional therapy approach designed to promote quicker stroke recovery.
Learn about an app designed to help paralyzed patients, a system developed to provide head impact data, and a new use for an antiepileptic drug.
The Pros and Cons of Brain Stents for Stroke Patients
To stent or not to stent? We present 3 studies with opposing responses to this question.
Strokes Compounded With Aspirin Resistance
Worse strokes are more likely to occur in patients who are resistant to aspirin. Better ways to identify those patients are needed.