Podcast #3 – Three-dimension view on stroke

Podcast #3 – Three-dimension view on stroke

Stroke can happen to anyone, anytime. We spoke with Hrvoje Jurlina, MD, who has a unique perspective on stroke, being a medical professional, a young stroke survivor and a caregiver who recently lost his father to stroke. Hrvoje Jurlina is the Second Vice-President of...
Podcast #2 – Stroke Prevention

Podcast #2 – Stroke Prevention

Why is stroke so difficult to prevent even when we know which risk factors are responsible for around 90% of strokes? SAFE had a conversation about it with Dr Edo Richard, neurologist at the Radboud University medical center in Nijmegen, Netherlands. Dr Richard was...
Podcast #1 – Stroke and Women

Podcast #1 – Stroke and Women

Stroke is No. 1 cause of mortality in women in most countries. Some people say it’s because of statistics- we live longer than men. Does this mean that nothing can be done about it? Jelena Misita, SAFE Awareness and Advocacy Manager had an interview with Valeria...
SAFE LAUNCHES A WEBSITE FOR STROKE PREVENTION

SAFE LAUNCHES A WEBSITE FOR STROKE PREVENTION

Reliable, easy to use information on 10 modifiable stroke risk factors all in one place: www.strokeprevention.info Brussels, 17/09/2018: A SAFE-owned website on stroke prevention and modifiable stroke risk factors goes live today at www.strokeprevention.info. “We know...
5 Facts About Stroke and Depression

5 Facts About Stroke and Depression

Stroke is a serious, life-changing and often overwhelming event. Most people who suffer a stroke will experience some sort of emotional changes, including feelings of shock, anger, anxiety and depression. It’s normal to feel sad and upset after a stroke, but...
5 Surprising Facts About Cholesterol

5 Surprising Facts About Cholesterol

When we think about high cholesterol, we probably imagine a big plate of greasy food. It’s true that eating a diet high in saturated fat won’t do anything to help keep your heart healthy and your cholesterol under control. But, there are a few facts you might be...