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A transient ischemic attack may be a sign that a stroke is about to happen, but it appears that wasn't the case with Muniz's mini-stroke.
The study found that middle-aged people with a slower walking speed and weaker hand grip strength were more likely to develop dementia or transient ischemic attack (TIA) compared to those who walked faster and gripped stronger.
He said: "The fact that every year over 150,000 people in the UK have a stroke or transient ischemic attack - that's one person every five minutes - is astonishing.
Stroke team members will also discuss the hospital's new Transient Ischemic Attack clinic, which offers mini-stroke sufferers easy and rapid access to potentially life-saving treatment.
The UK-wide audit found only a fraction of patients who suffered a transient ischemic attack (TIA) in Wales underwent surgery to prevent them suffering a potentially fatal stroke.
26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The drug dabigatran was as effective as the currently recommended drug - warfarin - in preventing a subsequent stroke among people with atrial fibrillation and prior stroke or transient ischemic attack - and it did so with less bleeding according to late-breaking science presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2010.
stroke or transient ischemic attack than does body mass index, based on a German study of more than 1,100 individuals.
The study also found that people taking ginkgo biloba were more likely to have a stroke or transient ischemic attack, or mini stroke.