Posts Tagged: stroke

Western’s Vladimir Hachinski wins 2018 Killam Prize

May 8, 2018

Western University’s Vladimir Hachinski – past president of the World Federation of Neurology and a world-renowned stroke expert – is a 2018 Killam Prize winner for health sciences. The Canada…

Stroke prevention among older Ontarians may also reduce risk of some dementias

May 1, 2017

Ontario’s stroke prevention strategy appears to be having an unexpected, beneficial side effect: a reduction also in the incidence of dementia among older seniors. A new paper by researchers at…

Western University researchers call for more intensive testing for atrial fibrillation following stroke

March 5, 2015

Researchers at Western University hope their systematic review of almost 12,000 patients will raise awareness among physicians about the need for more extensive testing for atrial fibrillation, or heart rhythm…