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Stroke is caused by the disturbance in the blood supply to the brain. Such an acute cerebrovascular attack is usually followed by long rehabilitation where quality online resources can play a major role.

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News and Information on Stroke


Websites containing quality and reliable health information can provide patients with valuable support and resources. You can follow the updates and news of these sites easily with RSS as described in this video.

If you don't want to deal with using RSS, PeRSSonalized Stroke, a free, simple, multi-lingual Webicina service that features the latest news of the most relevant social media resources focusing on medical conditions and specialties, is created for you.



This video shows how it works:



You can insert the term "stroke" into the custom Pubmed feed box to receive the latest peer-reviewed publications focusing on sroke automatically.

stroke rss feed


We collected the best sites focusing on stroke-related support and information below. Please let us know if you have suggestions.


Stroke News and Support


MedicineNet.com - Stroke


  • Description: MedicineNet.com is an online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via its robust, user-friendly, interactive web site. Since 1996, MedicineNet.com has had a highly accomplished, uniquely experienced team of qualified Webster's New World Medical Dictionary - authored by MedicineNetexecutives in the fields of medicine, healthcare, Internet technology, and business to bring you the most comprehensive, sought after healthcare information anywhere.
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

MedicineNet.com Stroke

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MedLine Plus - Stroke


  • Description: "MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news."
  • Quality: Created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Medline Plus Stroke

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Mayo Clinic - Stroke


  • Description: "Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of virtually every type of complex illness."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

MayoClinic Stroke

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eMedicineHealth.com - Stroke


  • Description: "eMedicineHealth.com is a consumer health information site that was launched in May 2003. The site contains over 900 health and medical articles written by physicians for patients and consumers."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

eMedicineHealth.com Stroke

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Patient UK - Stroke


  • Description: "The aim of this website is to provide non-medical people in the UK with good quality information about health and disease. The authors do this by writing evidence based information leaflets on a wide range of medical and health topics. They also review health and illness related websites and link to many of these from the web directory included on this website. UK sites are the primary links in the web directory as they feel that residents in the UK prefer to obtain health information from UK sources. They also suggest some links to selected overseas sites."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

Patient UK Stroke

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Medical News Today - Stroke News


  • Description: The latest Stroke News articles published daily. Includes news on Ischemic Stroke, Brain Hemorrhage, neuroprotection, blood clots, preventative measures, risk factors, symptoms, treatments and current research.
  • Quality: The most comprehensive medical news site. More than 2 million unique visitors every month.

Medical News Today Stroke News

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The Medical News - Stroke



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Everyday Health - Stroke


  • Description: "Everyday Health is for consumers who need to manage their conditions daily, get answers to their most important health-related questions, or find thorough information about how to get and stay well."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

everyday health stroke

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Health24 - Stroke


  • Description: Health24 content is educational, relevant, and medically reviewed. The aim of the editorial is to enable readers to make informed decisions about their health. The site covers a wide range of topics, such as in-depth information on common medical conditions, diet, fitness, pregnancy, parenting, men's and women's health. It is continually being updated by a team of medical specialists and journalists.
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

Health24 Stroke News

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Stroke


  • Description: "For over 60 years, CDC has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. We are committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability, thereby ensuring a long, productive, healthy life for all people."
  • Quality: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (or CDC) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. It is also accredited by HONcode.

CDC Stroke

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Internet Stroke Center


  • Description: "The Internet Stroke Center exists to advance understanding of stroke research and clinical care. Our goal is to provide current, professional, un-biased information about stroke. The information on this site is obtained from published accounts, meeting presentations, internet searches, and direct correspondence."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

Internet Stroke Center

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Stroke Association - Stroke News


  • Content: "Stroke News features interviews with people who have been affected by stroke, plus topical stroke stories and ways to get involved with fundraising events. Articles report on health related issues, new stroke research and Stroke Association campaigns. Readers can find out about the experiences of others who are affected by stroke through the pages dedicated to regional stroke clubs, people and letters."
  • Quality: Stroke News is a free magazine produced by The Stroke Association which is a member of the Stroke Alliance for Europe. The Stroke Association is the only UK wide charity solely concerned with combating stroke in people of all ages.

The Stroke Association Stroke News

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The National Stroke Association - Stroke News


  • Description: "National Stroke Association achieves its mission to lower the incidence and impact of stroke by developing compelling community outreach programs, calling for continued improvement in the quality of stroke patient care, and educating both healthcare professionals and the general public about stroke."
  • Quality: "National Stroke Association is the only national organization in the United States that focuses 100% of its efforts on stroke."

Natinal Stroke Accosiation Stroke News

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WebMD - Stroke News


  • Description: "The WebMD content staff blends award-winning expertise in medicine, journalism, health communication and content creation to bring you the best health information possible. Our esteemed colleagues at MedicineNet.com are frequent contributors to WebMD and comprise our Medical Editorial Board. Our Independent Medical Review Board continuously reviews the site for accuracy and timeliness."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

WebMD Stroke News

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ScienceDialy - Stroke News


  • Description: "ScienceDaily is one of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Since starting in 1995, the award-winning site has earned the loyalty of students, researchers, healthcare professionals, government agencies, educators and the general public around the world. Now with more than 3 million monthly visitors, ScienceDaily generates nearly 15 million page views a month and is steadily growing in its global audience."
  • Quality: Click here to see the editorial board and the awards

ScienceDaily Stroke News

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About.com - Stroke


  • Description: "Understanding why strokes happen, and what to expect when they do, can save you or your loved ones a lifetime of physical disability and emotional grief. Here you can find essential information you can use to understand the causes and treatments of stroke, to cope with your new life if you have suffered a stroke, and to prevent it altogether."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

About.com Stroke

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NHS Choices - Stroke


  • Description: "NHS Choices is the online 'front door' to the NHS. It is the country's biggest health website and gives all the information you need to make choices about your health."
  • Quality: NHS Choices is committed to the highest editorial and ethical standards in the provision of all its content and related services. Details here.



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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Cardiovascular Disease


  • Description: "FDA-regulated medications and devices are among the most common methods used to manage cardiovascular disease. FDA is committed to getting accurate, science-based information in the hands of people affected by cardiovascular disease so they can use medicines, devices and foods to maintain and improve their health."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.



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Social Bookmarking


Social bookmarking lets you store, organize and manage bookmarks of web pages on the Internet with the help of metadata.

Here are a few social bookmarking sites and the collection of links featuring your field of interest.

Diigo


Diigo: If you browse or read a lot on the web, we believe you will find Diigo indispensable. Diigo is two services in one -- it is a research and collaborative research tool on the one hand, and a knowledge-sharing community and social content site on the other.

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Click here to see all the stroke-related sites submitted on Diigo.com.

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Stroke is caused by the disturbance in the blood supply to the brain. Such an acute cerebrovascular attack is usually followed by long rehabilitation where quality online resources can play a major role.