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Professor Peter Rothwell (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences) says more must be done to raise awareness of the need to take rapid action after a mini-stroke in order to reduce the number of major strokes.

The study of more than 2,200 patients across Oxfordshire was published in JAMA Neurology. It looked at the association of the FAST (Face-Arms-Speech-Time) public education campaign with delays and failure to seek medical attention after a transient ischemic attack (TIA), or mini-stroke.

Find out more (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences website)

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