New research shows promise in reversing damage to newborn babies who have had a stroke.
We all know we should reduce our salt intake, but can you remember why? Knowing might help you cut back.
Eating half an avocado twice a week could slash your risk of getting heart disease.
Across Canada and the United States, more than two million people are living with aphasia and its language and communication challenges.
Bruce Willis’ family today revealed he has been diagnosed with aphasia. So what actually is aphasia and why haven’t we heard of it before?
By altering the body’s internal clock, ‘springing forward’ may contribute to an increase in heart attacks and strokes.
Neurologic music therapy aims to help patients manage symptoms and function better in daily life.
Computational modeling can predict language therapy response in bilingual people with aphasia. In the future, this could help clinicians identify the best language for treatment.
It seems as though every other week there’s a study telling us coffee is good for us, or it’s bad for us. Here’s what to make of this new piece of research.
Being unable to communicate their thoughts and feelings is one reason almost two-thirds of people with aphasia suffer from depression.
Non-specific illnesses, such as headache and fatigue, are common, as are mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety.
New research has highlighted the benefits of high-intensity interval training.
The pandemic is exacerbating deficiencies that already existed in stroke care and support – here’s what needs to be done.
A stroke often leads to the sudden onset of weakness involving the face, arm or leg, an inability to speak, difficulty walking or impaired vision. Strokes can cause death and irreversible disability.
Regular testing can mean potentially fatal diseases can be picked up and treated early.
Fewer patients attended hospital with mild strokes during the spring, but the reasons behind this are a mystery.
Scientists have developed and tested a new anti-clotting drug in mice that shows promise for treating heart attacks and stroke. It may also prove useful for COVID-19.
Air traffic controllers have to process and manage large amounts of information to get airplanes to their destinations. The brain manages the incessant traffic of neurons in a similar fashion.
The virus seems to have a range of effects on the brain, even in patients with only mild lung illness.
Health services are seeing a drop in people seeing urgent care for stroke patients. Here’s how you can make sure your loved ones are safe.