Prevention is better than cure in CVAs

ENDORSED by the World Stroke Organization and the International Association of Neurology and Epidemiology, and using data from the Framingham Heart Study, Stroke Riskometer is a fun app designed to provide the tools to identify and modify vascular risk factors.

The risk assessment calculator uses information on age, gender, smoking, alcohol and diet as well as past medical history to give a percentage estimate of risk of stroke over the next five years.

A particularly appealing aspect of this app is the ability to adjust details to see how risk decreases as you rectify a given risk factor, which could provide