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Monthly Archives: Thursday July 23rd, 2015

Number of stroke survivors living with long-term disability in Canada to climb 80% over next two decades: study

For release: July 23, 2015, 4 pm EDT More research required to find innovative solutions to restore lives affected by stroke, health groups say OTTAWA _ In the next two decades, the number of Canadians living with long-term disability from stroke will increase by up to 80 per cent due to the aging population and population growth, according to a study published today in the medical journal Stroke. The report provides an updated estimate of the scope

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Register now to get early-bird rates for the Canadian Stroke Congress

The Canadian Stroke Congress is the go-to meeting in stroke in Canada. This year, the meeting will be held in Toronto from Sept. 17 to 19. The meeting brings together top researchers, trainees, clinicians, thought-leaders, policymakers and knowledge-translation experts. Learn more and read the full program here. Important to note: EARLY-BIRD RATES end on July 15. Register now! The HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery's annual Advances in

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Dr. Sandra Black named Officer of the Order of Canada

CPSR Sunnybrook Site Leader Dr. Sandra Black was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada on July 1 by his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. Dr. Black is an expert on stroke and dementia and her research focuses on the cognitive complications resulting from stroke and stroke recovery. Internationally recognized and respected, Dr. Black has been a site investigator in more than 60 clinical and pharmaceutical

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