Professor Werner Poewe
Around 17 million strokes occur worldwide each year, despite compelling evidence that it is a largely preventable condition. Stroke shares risk factors with other cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and with many other noninfectious, or non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Addressing stroke risk factors requires both individual and society level interventions – addressing lifestyle and medical issues. This knowledge […]
A Successful Collaboration Between SAFE and the ANGELS Initiative helps Improving Patient – doctor Communication
In 2019, SAFE is proud to be an active partner in the ANGELS Initiative project for the second year in a row, bringing the patient perspective and providing evidence-based and patient-centred information to stroke survivors when they most need it: in the stroke unit. The realisation of this joint project began in May 2018 simultaneously […]
In 2017, nearly 1.5 million people suffered a stroke, nine million Europeans lived with a stroke, and more than 430,000 people died due to a stroke in the 32 countries in a new study. The total annual costs for stroke were over €60 billion, a figure revealed by the Economic Impact of Stroke in Europe […]
Please click the following link to view the 11th ESMINT Congress Impact Report 2019: ESMINT-Congress-2019-Report Highlights of the congress by numbers: A record 953 attendees from 64 countries 3 days of scientific sessions 34 joint and 16 special lectures 31 case presentations 13 ECMINT & 17 EXMINT Diploma receivers 9 industry and 5 new technology […]
Please click on the following links to view the media releases: The 5th annual European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) presents developments across the full spectrum of care – from acute intervention to robot-assisted rehabilitation and secondary prevention 5th annual European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) facilitates scientific exchange and advancements in clinical practice Encouraging data on […]
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A study in the journal, JAMA Neurology suggests that controlling or preventing risk factors such as hypertension earlier in life may limit or delay the brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related neurological deterioration.
In the weeks, months and years after a severe head injury, patients often experience epileptic seizures that are difficult to control. A new study in rats suggests that gently cooling the brain after injury may prevent these seizures.
The addition of subthalamic stimulation to medication therapy not only improved the quality of life of patients with early Parkinson’s disease and mild levodopa-induced motor complications but also reduced their subsequent motor disability in a randomized trial conducted in French and German centers.
A model using three patient characteristics was a significant predictor of general neurocognitive impairment in patients 3 years after their first episode of a nonaffective psychosis was diagnosed, in a study conducted in Spain.
Discover what it’s like to navigate a diagnosis of paediatric MS as you explore stories of children, teens, parents, and providers. The National MS Society is your trusted partner and resource for paediatric MS and will help you with the resources you need to keep moving forward. This video was supplied to us by our […]
The EPDA website Parkinson’s Life – the online lifestyle magazine offering a voice to the global Parkinson’s community – launched its first podcast in May 2019. Designed to offer an uninterrupted space for people living with Parkinson’s, the podcast brings together two people to talk openly and honestly about the realities of life with Parkinson’s […]