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Stroke

8 results found for: stroke

Big little things

When it comes to minor accidents and injuries, pharmacy staff can be on hand to help inform customers about first aid.

The enigmatic aura

Could you tell the difference between a migraine aura and a transient ischaemic attack or stroke?

Warning Signs

While medical advances are making strokes less fatal, there are signs that patients are being affected at a younger age due to lifestyle factors.

Cirrhosis increases chance of stroke occurrence

Liver cirrhosis is associated with an increased risk of stroke, researchers from New York report in JAMA Neurology

Stroke survivors show poor adherence

Most stroke survivors show low adherence to medication regimes – pharmacists should give more proactive support

AF patients still at risk from stroke

Patients with AF could be at risk of stroke as they are receiving either no preventative treatment or taking only aspirin

Migraine linked to IBS...

IBS, migraine and episodic tension type headache seem to share a pathophysiological and genetic basis

Adherence to statins cuts stroke risk

Poor adherence to statins may increase ischaemic stroke risk, according to a new study



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