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Consumption Of Diet Drinks May Increase Risk Of Stroke

According to research, the daily consumption of one or more diet drinks is associated with an increased risk of stroke as a result of a blocked artery. This observational study was conducted among a large group of post-menopausal women.[1] Although the study identified an association between artificially sweetened beverages and stroke, it doesn’t prove cause… Read More »

Control Your Cholesterol: Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke

February 2019 Print this issue Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke Have you had your cholesterol checked? Most adults should have a cholesterol test every 4 to 6 years. That’s because nearly 78 million American adults have high levels of the type of cholesterol that’s linked to heart disease and stroke. Cholesterol is a… Read More »

Hong Kong’s PolyU develops robotic arm for stroke patients to facilitate mobile rehabilitation

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) yesterday announced the development of a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients. The robotic arm, called “mobile exo-neuro-musculo-skeleton”, is the first-of-its-kind integration of exo-skeleton, soft robot and exo-nerve stimulation technologies. Developed by Dr Hu Xiao-ling and her research team in the Department of… Read More »