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Stroke & Neurovascular Disease

Created:   7/21/2009
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Remote Control: Telemedicine is revolutionizing the treatment of stroke. In the future, it may do the same for other neurologic conditions. Here's how it works.

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Balancing Act: Unsteadiness is a common symptom of many neurologic conditions, causing falls and injuries. These strategies can help boost your balance—and your brain health.

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Sick Before Their Time: When diseases that typically occur in adults affect children, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery can be daunting. Advice from families, patients, and other...

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Drink to your Health: A daily glass of wine or bottle of beer may protect against stroke, Parkinson's disease, and cognitive decline, research suggests.

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6 Questions About Blood Pressure: A recent trial recommends a lower blood pressure target to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. A stroke expert interprets the results.

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Pressure Drop: New evidence suggests low blood pressure may hasten mental decline in elderly people at risk for dementia.

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Dementia 101: Not all dementia is Alzheimer's disease. Knowing the difference affects planning, management, and prognosis. Our primer breaks down the four most common types, as...

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Mediterranean Menu

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Diet for Life: Eating more nuts, fish, whole grains, and olive oil may reduce stroke risk and slow brain aging.

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Clot Blockers: People at risk for stroke who take blood thinners now have alternatives to warfarin. Four stroke doctors compare them with the veteran anticoagulant.

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Readers Like Me: We asked 10 subscribers who have been with Neurology Now for 10 years to share their stories. Here's what they told us.

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This Way In: A One-Two Punch to Stroke: A new combination treatment dramatically improves outcomes for stroke patients.

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Pseudobulbar Affect: Research points to an effective treatment for different neurological conditions.

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Esmeralda Santiago

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Simple Stroke Prevention Tips: Seven proven strategies to slash your risk of brain attack.

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Hitting the Books: Having lost her ability to read because of a stroke, acclaimed writer Esmeralda Santiago began the difficult but familiar process of learning a new language.

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This Way In: New Guideline for Preventing Stroke in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

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The Editor Responds: Stroke Support

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Stroke Support

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NIH StrokeNet: How the NINDS is improving and accelerating clinical trials for stroke.

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Neurology News: Having Their Say: Patient Bloggers

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Ask the Experts: Depression

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Stroke Recovery

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Navigating the Complexities of Stroke

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Life After Stroke: Enhancing recovery from stroke is an active area of neurology research.

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Life After Stroke: Enhancing recovery from stroke is an active area of neurology research.

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Correction

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Young Adult Stroke

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What a Cure Would Mean: Stroke

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Ask the Experts: Central Pain Syndrome

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The Brain Needs Blood: Vascular cognitive impairment, one of the most common forms of dementia, may be preventable.

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Age Is Just a Number: Young adult stroke is one the rise. Here's what you should know.

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Letter: Speak Up for Stroke

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Speak Up for Stroke

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The Signs of Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack

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Pictures of You: Photos of Neurology Now readers.

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Ask the Experts: What treatments are available for Moyamoya disease?

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Hidden Hercules: Actor Kevin Sorbo reveals his secret battle with stroke.

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Larger Than Life: Dyslexia, paralysis, face blindness—nothing comes between legendary artist Chuck Close and his canvas, except a brush.

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The ABCs of Aphasia: Understanding aphasia is crucial to recovery—for patients and caregivers.

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From the Editor: It Takes a Team Quality neurologic care depends upon a team of dedicated people.

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From the Editor: Exciting New Research! Highlights from the American Academy of Neurology's upcoming annual meeting

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EYE ON THERAPY: Dealing with Drooling: Getting rid of excess saliva goes high‐tech.

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NEUROLOGY NEWS: Smoking May Double Dementia Risk

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Of Doctors and Data: In recommending treatments, neurologists must combine the best available evidence with their clinical judgment. What does this mean for you?

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NEW FRONTIERS: Your Voice Is My Command

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Mind Games: Computerized cognitive exercise is big business. But do the industry's claims stand up?

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Lupus and Your Heart: Two's a crowd when it comes to lupus and cardiovascular problems.

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Making Sense of Brain Death

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Walk This Way

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Cindy's Campaign

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Depression and Resilience

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Ask the Experts: Your Questions Answered—Stroke and Depression

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Of Mice and Humans

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From the Editor: The Advancements of Science

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The “Other” Dementias

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The Cerebellum Blues: Did my brain injury make me a better songwriter?

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Wellness in the Workplace: How and why to take advantage of preventive care coverage.

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ATAXIA

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Who's There?: When stroke or Alzheimer's changes a person's behavior, caregiving can become extreme. Here, experienced caregivers, patients, and experts share their stories and...

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Your Heart, Your Belly and Alzheimer's: People with so‐called “metabolic syndrome” may be at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Here's what you should...

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What to Tell Your Neurologist

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An Ounce of Prevention: The best cure for disease is not getting sick in the first place.

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Turning Back the Clock

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Black, White, & Gray

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No Joke

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ON THE WEB: Neurology on the 'Net

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Emergency Plan

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Proof and Consequences

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Thinking about Ginkgo?

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Your Brain on Ice

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Reading Room: My Stroke of Insight

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Reading Room: My Stroke of Insight

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The State of Stem Cell Research

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Hidden Pressure

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Go Ahead—Complain!

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After suffering a stroke in utero, Isaac underwent a life‐saving surgery.

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After suffering a stroke in utero, Isaac underwent a life‐saving surgery.

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Infant Stroke

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Infant Stroke

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Give Me 5 for Stroke

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Beauty and the Brain

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Individualized Medicine: The importance of understanding gender (and other) differences in illness

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Brain Food

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Tedy Bruschi's Post‐stroke Return to the NFL.

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Tedy Bruschi's Post‐stroke Return to the NFL.

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Statins and Stroke

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Statins and Stroke

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Clearing the Way

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Unchained By Melody

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Epilepsy

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Preventing Falls

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The Power of Music

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Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

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Wave of the Future

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Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

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A COOL IDEA

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Spin Doctors

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Train Your Brain

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