Stroke and Cognition

Aware or not aware: you are affected by food cues either way
January 10, 2023
A research team has revealed a difference in neural activity in response to visual food stimuli, depending on whether those stimuli are presented consciously or unconsciously. Using a questionnaire to assess the study participants, the team found that this difference was associated with their scores...
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Researchers develop, validate tool to visualize 3D architectural properties of atherosclerosis plaques
January 3, 2023
Researchers have developed and substantiated an advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tool to reveal new structural insights into atherothrombosis, a long-term arterial vessel wall disease characterized by the build-up of lipid-rich and inflamed plaques. ...
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Time-restricted eating reshapes gene expression throughout the body
January 3, 2023
Scientists show in mice how time-restricted eating influences gene expression across more than 22 regions of the body and brain. The findings have implications for a wide range of health conditions where time-restricted eating has shown potential benefits, including diabetes, heart disease, hyperten...
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Good hydration linked to healthy aging
January 2, 2023
Adults who stay well-hydrated appear to be healthier, develop fewer chronic conditions, such as heart and lung disease, and live longer than those who may not get sufficient fluids, according to a new study.
Singing supports stroke rehabilitation
December 29, 2022
Language function and the psychosocial wellbeing of patients and their families can be promoted with singing-based rehabilitation. Group intervention provides opportunities for peer support while being simultaneously cost effective.
New immune target to treat cardiovascular disease discovered
December 15, 2022
Researchers have uncovered a protein produced by the immune system, suPAR, that causes atherosclerosis . Investigators say it's the first immune target to treat cardiovascular disease, which affects over 1 billion people worldwide. Researchers believe treatment could be developed within five years. ...
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Blood clotting research holds hope for sepsis
December 13, 2022
Researchers who identified a novel mechanism for platelet activation in pathogenic blood clotting (thrombosis) are now turning their attention to sepsis.
Combo of bad cholesterol and high blood pressure may increase heart attack or stroke risk
December 13, 2022
A new study suggests lipoprotein(a) cholesterol may affect relationship between hypertension and cardiovascular disease risk.
Rheumatoid arthritis drugs lower risk of heart disease, study shows
December 8, 2022
Commonly used drugs that reduce joint inflammation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis also reduce vascular inflammation and cardiovascular risk, finds a new study.
Cholesterol-lowering drugs linked to lower risk of bleeding stroke
December 7, 2022
People who take cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins may have a lower risk of having a type of stroke called an intracerebral hemorrhage, according to a new study. An intracerebral hemorrhage is caused by bleeding in the brain.