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A small chip under the skin may predict second stroke

For patients who have experienced certain common types of stroke, a small chip inserted under the skin may help physicians predict their likelihood of experiencing a second stroke, and therefore their likelihood of benefiting from preventive therapy. The findings come from a recent clinical trial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and… Read More »

Future heart and stroke risk predicted by the touch of a button

Pinpointing your future risk of heart attack or stroke with a simple bone scan may soon be a reality, as researchers broach a new frontier for medical research. The National Health and Medical Research Council will provide $ 467,980 to fund a three-year collaborative project led by a team of Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers. The team… Read More »