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In these pages are collected the stories from Bandolier relating to stroke. In due course these will be supplemented by additional material, as resources become available through sponsorship or other means.

Lifestyle and stroke

Antithrombolytics and stroke in AF Benecol reduces cholesterol Caffeine and pregnancy, colon cancer and stroke Cholesterol lowering is beneficial Cholesterol reduction and stroke Daily vegetable intake dramatically reduces chance of stroke Eating eggs is unlikely to cause heart disease or strokes Fish and omega-3 fatty acid intake and risk of stroke Homocysteine and stroke Moderate alcohol consumption halves risk of ischaemic stroke 1 Moderate alcohol consumption halves risk of ischaemic stroke 2 Soya reduces total and LDL cholesterol

Treating strokes

Aspirin and stroke Cholesterol lowering in patients with CHD Effectiveness of statins NNTs for lipid lowering NNTs for stroke prevention Statin outcome trials update Statins, NNTs and risk Stroke rates fall Treatments for hypertension in the elderly

Risk and stroke

Risk of stroke with AF High-risk mini strokes

Complementary therapy and stroke

Acupuncture for stroke Acupuncture for stroke rehabilitation

Outcome after stroke

Predicting stroke outcome Predicting early stroke survival Statins and stroke outcome

Stroke services and rehabilitation

Improving stroke services Stroke rehabilitation


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Other stuff on strokes

Stroke - what to do second. Optimising secondary prevention and follow-up care download pdf Report on Sixth Bandolier Conference