Funded by the Hawai’i State Department of Health, the Hawai’i Neurotrauma Registry is a confidential, voluntary survey of Hawaii residents who have had a traumatic brain injury (for example, a concussion), a stroke, and/or a spinal cord injury. It does not matter when or where the injury occurred. Very little known about the needs of persons with these injuries after they happen. This valuable information will help identify needed community supports and services, educate service providers, and develop safety and prevention plans
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Hawaii Weekly Neuroscience TV Show “Your Brain Matters: Series (on ‘Olelo) Channel 54, 6:30pm, 4th Thursday Then, Every Saturday @ 4:30PM Watch Episode 15, “Nutrition, Memory, Alzheimer’s”
FAST is an easy way to remember and identify the most common symptoms of a stroke. Recognition of stroke and calling 9-1-1 will determine how quickly someone will receive help and treatment. Getting to a hospital rapidly will more likely lead to a better recovery. FACE: Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop? ARMS: Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward? SPEECH: Ask the person to repeat a simple
Looking not only at deaths but also hospitalizations, a recent study lends support to the idea that the weather may be tied to stroke risk.