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New Book: Neurological Disorders in Famous Artists

New Book: Neurological Disorders in Famous Artists

The study of how a neurological disorder can change the artistic activity and behavior of creative people is a largely unexplored field. This publication looks closer at famous painters, writers, composers and philosophers of the 18th to the 20th centuries who suffered from neurological diseases such as stroke, epilepsy, brain trauma and dementia. The diseases […]






European Stroke research activity: Annual Stroke Conference 2011

This is the presentation by the Editor, Dr. Amer Jafar, regarding the European stroke research activity based on the papers and posters presented in the European Stroke Conference which was held in Hamburg, Germany in May 2011. ESC 2011 – Copy






The role of the statins in stroke outcome: 'Stroke' May 2011

The role of the statins in stroke outcome: ‘Stroke’ May 2011

Read the editor review of the latest issue of ‘stroke’ Journal May 2011. The main subjects in this month issue of ‘Stroke’ is the role of statins in outcome of stroke and the results of the trial of Botulinum toxin in treating spasticity following a stroke. ‘Stroke’ Journal May 2011






The latest developments in stroke medicine: Review of 'stroke' journal

The latest developments in stroke medicine: Review of ‘stroke’ journal

The editor, Dr Amer Jafar, has reviewed recently the latest issues of ‘Stroke’ Journal. He presented the latest developments in stroke medicine throught the review of Febraury and March 2011  issues of the Journal to the videoconference meeting of the stroke physicians in Wales/ UK. ‘stroke’ February 2011 ‘stroke’ March 2011






Early and Delayed Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy: Excite Trial

Early and Delayed Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy: Excite Trial

Dr. Amer Jafar/Aneurin Bevan Health Board/Gwent, Wales continues reviewing the monthly ‘Stroke’ Journal. Stroke October 2010






New Guidelines for Managing TIA in Gwent/Wales

Aneurin Bevan Health Board has published recently the guidelines for managing TIA patients in Gwent/Wales. Dr. Yaqoob Bhat, Consultant Stroke Physician in the Health Board has supervised the process of producing the guidelines.   Guidelines_-_Royal_Gwent_for_TIA






New 'STROKE' issue: Alcohol consumption and stroke..

New ‘STROKE’ issue: Alcohol consumption and stroke..

    In this powerpoint presentation, Dr Amer Jafar, Aneurin Bevan Health Board in Wales is summarising the main research articles that were published in September 2010 issue of the ‘Stroke’ Journal. STROKE September 2010






New issue of the ‘Welsh Stroke Bulletin’

The new issue of the Welsh Stroke Bulletin is out now. It is published in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, UK. Read in this issue: Challenges in implementing thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke in clinical practice, arteriovnous malformation and Haemorrhagic stroke and a review of the stroke research activity in Wales. Read more: WSB March 2010






Stroke Care: a practical manual

Stroke Care: a practical manual

This is a well written book from Oxford University Press which was published in 2005 in its first edition. In their preface the authors mentioned that the book is written for people who look after stroke patients, in particular, doctors and nurses working in hospitals.  In spite of being intended for the physicians, the book […]






The Stroke Book

The Stroke Book

Edited by Michel T. Torbey Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Magdy H. Selim Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Paperback (ISBN-13: 9780521671606) Published May 2007 In his foreword of ‘The Stroke Book’ Professor Marc Fisher from University Of Massachusetts Medical School said that the editors have provided an excellent introductory book that overviews all of the burgeoning […]