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28 Oct, 2016, 18:04 BST From Stroke Survivor to Stroke Thriver - What We All Need to Know

With good care and rehabilitation, there is life after stroke. As you read this, today on World Stroke Day, around the world and in all walks of...


29 Oct, 2015, 11:42 GMT Sign Against Stroke Task Force Help to Address Medical, Physical, Mental and Financial Needs of People with Atrial Fibrillation with New Health Empowerment Resources

700,000 People Worldwide Rally behind Sign Against Stroke Task Force to Call AF Care and Stroke Prevention to be Prioritised on National Health...


29 Oct, 2014, 07:57 GMT Despite Fearing the Loss of Independence, the Majority of People Don't Know How Best to Reduce Stroke Risk

Loss of the ability to self-care and live independently are the most feared social-related outcomes of a stroke,[a] a survey of seven European...


24 Oct, 2012, 09:45 BST Irish Policy Makers Join the Call for the Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation-Related Strokes to be Made a National Healthcare Priority

Ahead of World Stroke Day 2012 (October 29), four cross party Irish Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have joined many other EU policy makers ...


24 Oct, 2012, 09:45 BST UK Member of the European Parliament Joins the Call for the Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation-Related Strokes to be Made a National Healthcare Priority

Ahead of World Stroke Day 2012 (October 29), British Member of the European Parliament (MEP), Rebecca Taylor, has joined many other EU policy makers...


24 Aug, 2012, 08:45 BST Global Support Increases to Combat Atrial Fibrillation (AF), A Heart Rhythm Condition that Raises the Risk of Stroke by 500%

European Society of Cardiology, ESC Congress 2012 -- Over 10,000 patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, policy makers and the general public ...


18 Apr, 2012, 14:00 BST Under-Treated Heart Condition That Causes a 500 Percent Increase in the Risk of Stroke Unites Medical and Patient Communities

World Heart Federation, World Congress of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2012 - April 18, 2012 - The Global Atrial Fibrillation Patient Charter,...


18 Apr, 2012, 13:00 BST Under-Treated Heart Condition that Causes a 500 Percent Increase in the Risk of Stroke Unites Medical and Patient Communities

- Global Patient Charter Ignites Action to Address Preventable Strokes Caused by Atrial Fibrillation World Heart Federation, World Congress of...