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Global burden of neurological diseases highlights stroke

The Global Burden of Disease, Injuries and Risk Factors 2016 study has shown that neurological diseases have the highest burden and that this burden is increasing. Stroke is the biggest contributor, highlighting a need to improve resources globally for stroke prevention, management and rehabilitation.

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Kaji, R. Global burden of neurological diseases highlights stroke. Nat Rev Neurol 15, 371–372 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41582-019-0208-y

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