Stroke treatment access at CUH to increase

The number of patients able to access a treatment shown to cure stroke could increase fourfold at Cork University Hospital (CUH) when it extends the hours the service is available from next July.

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Stroke rehab is vital

It is not always easy, or rewarding, to review health education programmes.

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Musician finishes album from hospital bed after two strokes

"I had no symptoms beforehand. I woke up and it was the weirdest feeling. I saw my left hand on my left leg and thought it was someone else touching me."

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‘Tell your family you love them every day’

“Tell them you love them every day” is the heartbreaking advice given by a husband who now tenderly applies his wife’s make-up for her, after she suffered a massive stroke over a year ago.

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Stroke patients arriving late to two Cork hospitals

Stroke patients admitted to two Cork hospitals face the longest delays between the onset of the condition and medical treatment.

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Brain repair: How a teenager is rebuilding her life following a stroke

Shannonree, 19, is determined to live a normal life after suffering a stroke, she tells Áilín Quinlan.

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Some stroke survivors not receiving therapy, research shows

Some stroke survivors have not received any speech and language therapy in Northern Ireland, a professional body warned.

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 Pakistani rescue workers search for evidence and victims of Wednesday's deadly plane crash, in the mountains surrounding Islamabad.

Rain hampers Pakistan plane-crash recovery effort

Emergency teams battled heavy rain and mud today to recover bodies strewn over hills overlooking the Pakistani capital after the country’s worst plane crash.

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Pakistani rescue workers look for survivors at the site of the crash.

At least 45 killed in Pakistan plane crash

At least 45 people have been killed as a passenger jet crashed in Pakistan today, government officials said.

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Five bodies recovered from Pakistani plane wreckage

At least five bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a passenger plane that crasehd in Pakistan with 152 people on board, Pakistani officials have said.

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Plane crashes in Pakistan with over 150 on board

A domestic passenger plane that crashed into the hills in Pakistan’s capital today was carrying 152 people, an official said.

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