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Another Step toward Virtual Rehab

‘Virtual reality hands’ may help survivors recover hand function

More Good News About Aspirin

Aspirin may be a promising alternative for those who can’t take long-term anticoagulant drugs that prevent clots from reoccurring in the veins, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

Keep Using Your Brain

Cognitive abilities such as memory and attention are not only important after a stroke but also before, according to research published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

Lowering the Cost of Medications

A new program is available to help patients buy generic medication if they're unable to afford it.

Your Eyes May be a Window to Your Stroke Risk

In a study reported in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, researchers said retinal imaging may someday help assess if you’re more likely to have a stroke.

Early Brain Stimulation After Stroke

Non-invasive brain stimulation may help stroke survivors recover speech and language function, according to research in the American Heart Association, journal Stroke.