A new American Heart Association scientific statement highlights the need for more data and research about sex differences in the use and response to mechanical clot removal for acute ischemic stroke and suggests a clear differentiation between sex and gender in future research.
One in three Australians will develop an irregular heartbeat (or Atrial Fibrillation), yet many will have no idea until they suffer a stroke. To celebrate Heart Health Week (May 2-8), Professor Ben Freedman, one of Australia's leading experts, will lead the world's largest screening of AF with an ECG to help prevent stroke.
New research from the University of Newcastle and Flinders University has found that access to an online program that provides easily accessible, interactive, tailored healthy lifestyle and behaviour change techniques is associated with better health-related quality of life among adult stroke survivors.
Nominations are open for the Stroke Foundation 2022 Stroke Awards. The awards recognise a wide range of people, including survivors of stroke, family members, carers, volunteers, fundraisers, researchers, and health professionals.
An international collaboration led by researchers from UNSW Sydney’s CHeBA has offered new insights into what happens to cognitive function following a stroke and which risk factors lead to faster cognitive decline.
More Australians have access to leading-edge stroke treatment than they did two years ago despite the challenges COVID-19 created within the health system, according to the findings of Stroke Foundation’s 2021 National Stroke Audit.
One of the things we can do to reduce our risk of stroke, or secondary stroke, is to keep active. Stride4Stroke is Stroke Foundation’s flagship event, where members of the community are encouraged to get active during the month of November to fight stroke.