Stroke and Cognition

30-year risk of cardiovascular disease may help inform blood pressure treatment decisions
July 15, 2024
According to a new study, both 30-year risk for cardiovascular disease in addition to 10-year risk may be considered in making decisions about when to initiate high blood pressure medication.
The molecule that could alleviate stroke-related brain injury
July 10, 2024
New research identifies novel path to protecting the brain from stroke-induced damage.
Molecular atlas of blood vessel pathways in the human brain, across early brain development, adulthood and disease
July 10, 2024
Researchers have built the first-ever molecular atlas of the human brain vasculature at single-cell resolution, spanning from early development to adulthood and through disease stages such as brain tumors and brain vascular malformations.
Brain organ plays key role in adult neurogenesis
July 9, 2024
Research found the choroid plexus and cerebrospinal fluid play a key role in maintaining a pool of newly born neurons to repair the adult brain after injury.
Combining popular diabetes drugs offers complementary heart and kidney benefits
July 9, 2024
New research shows combined use of sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2is) and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP1-RAs) is likely to offer additional protection against heart and kidney disease in patients with diabetes.
Pulsed field ablation procedures found safe and effective for atrial fibrillation patients
July 8, 2024
Pulsed field ablation (PFA) is safe for treating patients with common types of atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a new study.
Home test reveals the risk of heart attack in five minutes
July 3, 2024
Researchers have created a questionnaire test for home use that quickly identifies high risk of heart attack. A study shows that it has the same level of accuracy as blood tests and blood pressure measurements.
'A hearty debate' concludes plant-based meat alternatives are healthier for your heart than meat
June 26, 2024
Even though there is substantial variability in the contents and nutritional profiles of plant-based meat alternatives (PBMAs), the nutritional profiles tend to reflect a heart-healthy dietary pattern. A review article of the available studies directly comparing the impact of plant-based and animal-...
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Standardized protocols help hospitals treat strokes faster
June 24, 2024
Research illustrates that American Heart Association and American Stroke Association guidelines are effective at speeding up hospitals' response times for stroke treatment and can be mastered even by members of 'ad hoc' medical teams that assemble rapidly on the fly....
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Over-the-counter supplement improves walking for peripheral artery disease patients
June 18, 2024
The over-the-counter supplement nicotinamide riboside, a form of vitamin B3, increased the walking endurance of patients with peripheral artery disease, a chronic leg condition for which there are few effective treatments.