Janet Yeo

Soaring After Stroke

Instead of being confined by the debilitating effects of stroke, Janet Yeo breaks free and reaches greater heights.  26 years have passed since Janet Yeo, founder and chairman of the National Stroke Association of Malay...
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Brain Attack

Do you know what stroke is? Are you taking the steps to prevent stroke? Do you know the symptoms of stroke? If you answered ‘no’ to one or more of these questions, Sunway Medical Centre Neurologist, Dr. Syed Abdullah...
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Women & Stroke

Stroke is often believed to afflict men more than women but statistics show that the opposite is true. In the United States, around 55,000 more women have a stroke each year compared to men. Stroke has also been recognis...
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Stroke and Diabetes

Stroke is a sudden impairment of brain function caused by either reduction of blood flow to the brain or bleeding into the brain. Also known as brain attack, strokes are categorised into two types – ischaemic and haemo...