stroke

MOTIVATE: Empowering Stroke Survivors To Stay Physically Active

Co-designed with stroke survivors, MOTIVATE is a multisector collaborative initiative for stroke recovery led by the Singapore Institute of Technology.

China Faces The Challenge Of Chronic Disease

Chronic conditions have surpassed infectious diseases as the leading causes of premature death in China, a new study shows.

Alcohol Intake Linked To Stroke Risk In East Asians

An international team of researchers has found that alcohol increases stroke risk by about 35 percent for every 280 grams of alcohol a week in East Asians.

Stroke Cases In Taiwan Rising, Research Shows

The incidence of ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhages have been increasing among the Taiwanese population, researchers say.

Physical Inactivity Cost US$67 Billion Globally In 2013: Study

According to the study findings, type 2 diabetes was the costliest disease, accounting for US$37.6 billion or 70 percent of direct costs.

Eating Fruit Daily Reduces Risk Of Heart Attacks

A study of half a million people in China has found that just 100 grams of fruit per day can cut the risk of cardiovascular mortality by a third.

Eating Your Way To Longer Life, The Japanese Way

Those who adhered closely to a food guide published by the Japanese government was found to have a lower risk of death from all causes, particularly stroke.

Physiotherapy Reorganizes The Brain For Post-Stroke Recovery

Activating the cortex-to-red nucleus pathway with physical rehabilitation helps rats recover after a stroke, possibly by reorganizing damaged brain circuits.

Drinking Soju Daily May Reduce Stroke Risk

Research shows that a few shots of soju a day can significantly lower the risk of stroke in both men and women.

Bilingualism Linked to Better Cognitive Functions After Stroke

Being bilingual doubles the chances of having normal cognitive functions after a stroke compared to monolingual patients.