stroke: 109 results found

New ambulance decals will help create more stroke survivors

…thousands of Canadians are living with the effects of stroke. Stroke is a leading cause of acquired adult disability Stroke can happen at any age. Stroke among people under 65…

Passing the baton to the next generation of HHS stroke care doctors, researchers

…in stroke care and research, nationally and internationally. Thirteen stroke neurologists work at HGH, including world leaders in the field. A stroke neurology fellowship training program through the Boris Foundation…

Creating a personalized map for people with stroke

…says Eileen Britt, regional stroke rehabilitation and community coordinator for the regional stroke network. Britt co-chairs the advisory council with Dayler. Stroke-patient friendly Many people with stroke experience aphasia —…

“Stroke” takes on new meaning for dragon boat paddler

…Kelvin Ng, stroke physician at HHS. “Instead we treat with blood thinners to prevent the stroke from progressing and another stroke from occurring.” Since Hindmarsh was considered at a high…

React “FAST” to the signs of stroke

Strokes can happen to anyone, at any age. In Canada, someone has a stroke every nine minutes. A stroke occurs suddenly and, often, without warning. A stroke happens when there’s…

Improving access to stroke care in Central South Ontario

…experiencing stroke. As of this month, all stroke care is now provided at the Hamilton General Hospital – the Regional Stroke Centre. The reason for this is simple: evidence shows…