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Neurological Health Q1 2024

National and international collaboration to improve life after stroke

There have been major advances in the treatment of stroke. Drugs and procedures administered in the first hours following a stroke can be life-saving and life-changing. Stroke (an interruption of the blood supply to the brain) is a devastating condition and the most common cause of death and disability in the world. Improving life after … Continued
Neurological Health Q1 2023

Supporting the implementation of the neurological global action plan

After years of neglect, neurological disorders and brain health are coming out of the shadows. Neurological conditions are the leading cause of disability-adjusted life years and the second leading cause of death worldwide. The UN High-Level Political Declaration added neurological and mental disorders as the fifth priority in the global noncommunicable diseases agenda. In 2020, … Continued
Neurological Health 2021

Challenges and opportunities for improved mental health

About 10% of the population in Europe has been reported to suffer from a mental disorder requiring treatment. The estimated number is even higher.1 About a third of European patients with mental disorders that require treatment have had an unfavourable outcome, leading to reduced functional capacity in their work and social lives. Reasons for this … Continued