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What is stopping timely stroke care in the UK?

An Editorial in this week's Lancet looks discussed the recent report from the UK Vascular Society and the Royal College of Physicians which states patients in the UK are waiting too long for vascular surgery after sympto ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Health
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Sleep apnea tied to increased risk of stroke

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of stroke in middle-aged and older adults, especially men, according to new results from a landmark study supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Sleep apnea
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New study reveals the financial effects of stroke in China

A new study has found that families in China face considerable economic hardship following stroke, and it is not uncommon for health care costs to push families below the poverty line. The large study shows over 70% of stroke ...

dateMay 07, 2009 in Other
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