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Stroke News
September 24, 2020

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Mosquito-Borne Viruses Linked to Stroke

A deadly combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for stroke, new research has ...

Quality Over Quantity in Recovering Language After Stroke

New research has found that intensive therapy is not necessarily best when it comes to treating the loss of language and communication in early recovery after a ...

Blood Pressure-Lowering Is Even More Beneficial Than Previously Thought

Blood pressure medication can prevent heart attacks and strokes - even in people with normal blood ...

Researchers Find Rise in Broken Heart Syndrome During COVID-19 Pandemic

Researchers have found a significant increase in patients experiencing stress cardiomyopathy, also known as broken heart syndrome, during the COVID-19 ...
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Smoking Linked to Bleeding in the Brain in Large, Long-Term Study of Twins

Researchers in Finland found a link between smoking and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), a type of bleeding stroke, in a study of more than 16,000 pairs of twins over 42 years. The study found that ...

Authoritative New Analysis Links Increased Omega-3 Intake to Cardioprotection and Improved Cardiovascular Outcomes

A new study provides the most comprehensive analysis of the role of omega-3 dosage on cardiovascular prevention to date. The meta-analysis, which is an in-depth review of 40 clinical trials, provides ...

Cholesterol Drug Combinations Could Cut Health Risk

More patients could benefit from combinations of cholesterol-lowering drugs to reduce their risk of stroke and heart ...

Depressed or Anxious Teens Risk Heart Attacks in Middle Age

Depression or anxiety in adolescence is linked with a 20% greater likelihood of having a heart attack mid-life, according to new ...

New Blood, New Hope: Transfusions Protect the Brain from Stroke Damage

Neuroscientists found that blood substitution therapy rescues the brains of mice from ischemic damage, a potential breakthrough in stroke ...

Key to Dialogue Between Brain Cells to Protect Against Stroke

LSU Health New Orleans research has unlocked a key fundamental mechanism in the communication between brain cells when confronted with stroke and found DHA not only protected neuronal cells and ...

Why Is Stroke So Deadly for People of African Descent?

An international team of scientists has completed the largest analysis of stroke-risk genes ever undertaken in people of African ...

Inflammation Induced Blood-Brain Barrier Dysfunction Studied in Organoids

For this study, the 3D brain organoid was used to model the effects of oxygen deprivation and inflammation on blood brain barrier function to better understand what is happening in a human brain ...

Wealthier Men Are More Likely to Develop High Blood Pressure

Working men with higher incomes are more likely to develop high blood pressure, reports a new ...

Study Suggests Increased Risks for COVID-19 Patients Who Smoke, Vape

A new review looks at the effect that smoking and vaping may have on the cerebrovascular and neurological systems of COVID-19 ...

Ischemic Stroke Rates Decrease During COVID-19 Pandemic

Research reveals fewer people have been admitted to stroke centers in Michigan and northwest Ohio since the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, and significantly fewer patients received a mechanical ...

Protecting the Neuronal Architecture

Protecting nerve cells from losing their characteristic extensions, the dendrites, can reduce brain damage after a stroke. Neurobiologists have demonstrated this by means of research on a mouse ...

Disrupted Sleep Increases the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease by Promoting Inflammation

Sleep disruption has been shown to be associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis, but the mechanism has been unclear. A new study reveals that fragmented sleep exacerbates atherosclerosis ...

Coronavirus Linked to Stroke in Otherwise Healthy Young People

Preliminary observations suggest a high incidence of COVID-19 in stroke patients, including younger patients who were otherwise ...

Clues to COVID-19 in the Brain Uncovered in New Study

A study reviewing neuroimaging and neurological symptoms in patients with COVID-19 may shed light on the virus's impact on the central nervous ...

Blood Flow Recovers Faster Than Brain in Micro Strokes

Neurobiologists show that increased blood flow to the brain is not an accurate indicator of neuronal recovery after a microscopic ...

Stroke Rates Among COVID-19 Patients Are Low, but Cases Are More Severe

The rate of strokes in COVID-19 patients appears relatively low, but a higher proportion of those strokes are presenting in younger people and are often more severe compared to strokes in people who ...

New Guidance Related to COVID-19 and Stroke Care

Researchers have published more than 40 new recommendations for evaluating and treating stroke patients based on international research examining the link between stroke and novel coronavirus ...

Call for Broad Changes in Stroke Care During COVID-19

Broad modifications to current standards for treating acute stroke patients during the COVID-19 pandemic may be needed to preserve health care resources, limit disease spread and ensure optimal care, ...

Stroke Doctors Establish Best Practices to Protect Against COVID-19

To keep patients and health-care providers safe from COVID-19, while providing urgent treatment to stroke patients, extra precautions must be taken, according to new ...

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