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National Stroke Week reminds us of the need to act F.A.S.T.

National Stroke Week reminds us of the need to act F.A.S.T.

Major landmarks across Australia will be lit up in green and blue to mark National Stroke Week, which begins tomorrow. The Big Banana in Coffs Harbour, the Story Bridge in Brisbane, Adelaide’s Convention Centre and the Bell Tower in Perth are among a number of key destinations to proudly don the Stroke Foundation colours during this […]

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International stroke study seeks LGBTIQA+ participants

International stroke study seeks LGBTIQA+ participants

An international research study looking the experiences of sexuality post stroke in LGBTQI+ stroke survivors and their partners is seeking participants. Researchers aim to identify if stroke has an impact on sexuality in the LGBTQI+ community to assist with the ongoing development of sexual rehabilitation for future stroke survivors within the LGBTQI+ community. You can […]

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Hormone therapy poses increased stroke risk for transgender women

Hormone therapy poses increased stroke risk for transgender women

A new study has found that hormone therapy may lead to an increased risk of stoke among transgender women. One of the largest studies undertaken on transgender women’s health has shown there is a significantly greater risk of developing blood clots in comparison to cis-gendered men and women. The Goodman study was published in the […]

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