Through their experience of living with a health condition, patients gain experiential knowledge that no one else has. Researchers working … More
Neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want.
In a classic research-based TEDx Talk, Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain … More
What is Stroke??
FAST campaign increases stroke awareness
FAST campaign increases stroke awareness Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a nationwide stroke awareness campaign has seen more New … More
Coaching after a Stroke
More than 20 years ago, my husband Paul suffered a devastating stroke. Paul was 36, I was 31. My good friend … More
Mediterranean diet can reduce your Stroke and CVD risk.
New research says a Mediterranean diet high in fresh fruit and veges can reduce the risk of heart attack and … More
Longer term care is needed for Stroke Survivors
This article written by Lisa O’Neill Hill in the recent edition of Stroke Smart highlights an issue that has been bubbling … More
Stroke recovery in mice improved by Ambien, study shows
Date: December 18, 2015 Source: Stanford University Medical Center Summary: Mice that had strokes rebounded significantly faster if they received low doses of … More
Stroke detecting software to be rolled out across New Zealand
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman, left, meets with stroke patient Judith Allen at Wellington Hospital, assisted by clinical nurse Lai-Kin Wong. … More
Crankiness could cause your heart attack.
Careful your tantrum doesn’t turn in to a heart attack. The risk of having a heart attack shoots up following … More