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There are an estimated 50,000 strokes in Canada each year. Read about remarkable innovations in care and treatment, growing challenges including more strokes among younger Canadians, a potential new treatment and resources for survivors and families.
 
 
 
 
   Research      Lifestyle
 
Stroke report shows progress, challenges
 
Stroke report shows progress, challenges
More Canadians are surviving strokes, but the Foundation’s 2014 Stroke Report shows those gains are threatened by future challenges to the healthcare system, including our aging population and a stroke increase in younger people.
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After a stroke: Getting the help you need
 
After a stroke: Getting the help
you need
Surviving a stroke can mean adjusting to changes in everything from your moods to your daily routines. Our resources, tools and action plans can help you learn what to expect and find the help you need.
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Common drug may boost stroke recovery
 
Common drug may boost
stroke recovery
A commonly prescribed treatment for gout has been found to promote brain cell growth in mice post stroke. Dr. Leigh Ann Swayne believes the drug could lead to a faster recovery for stroke survivors.
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Recipe: Grilled vegetable guacamole
 
RECIPE: Grilled vegetable guacamole
Just in time for summer, this guacamole makes it easy to eat more vegetables. Perfect with some whole grain tortillas, or even as a side dish with grilled chicken or fish.
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MEMORY SIGHT Which part of your brain would you let stroke take away? Learn how critical research can give back what stroke takes away.  
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