Stroke and Cognition

Neurologists identify consistent neuroinflammatory response in ICH patients
February 22, 2021
Understanding how the immune system responds to acute brain hemorrhage could open doors to identifying treatments for this devastating disease. However, up until now, there has been limited information on inflammation in the brain from human patients, especially during the first days after a hemorrh...
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Eating more refined grains increases risk of heart attack, early death
February 19, 2021
A new study found consuming a high number of refined grains, such as croissants and white bread, is associated with a higher risk of major cardiovascular disease, stroke and early death.
Damage to the heart found in more than half of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospital
February 18, 2021
Around 50 percent of patients who have been hospitalized with severe COVID-19 and who show raised levels of a protein called troponin have damage to their hearts. The injury was detected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans at least a month after discharge, according to new findings....
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Small ‘window of opportunity’ for best recovery after stroke
February 16, 2021
An international study has shown, for the first time, that the capacity of the human brain to recover and rewire itself peaks around two weeks after a stroke and diminishes over time.
Women have a lower range of ‘normal’ blood pressure than men
February 16, 2021
A new study shows that women have a lower 'normal' blood pressure range compared to men.
Drinking, smoking, and drug use linked to premature heart disease in the young
February 16, 2021
Recreational drinking, smoking, and drug use is linked to premature heart disease in young people, particularly younger women.
Aspirin preferred to prevent blood clots in kids after heart surgery, study suggests
February 15, 2021
Aspirin should be favoured over warfarin to prevent blood clotting in children who undergo a surgery that replumbs their hearts, according to a new study.
Hope for children with bow hunter syndrome
February 11, 2021
Fusing the neck's top two vertebrae can prevent repeat strokes in children with bow hunter syndrome, a rare condition that affects a handful of U.S. pediatric patients each year, researchers suggest in a recent study. The finding offers a new way to treat these children and protect them from potenti...
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Fewer older people are having strokes
February 10, 2021
A new study has found that people age 70 and older are having fewer strokes, and fewer people of all ages are dying from the disease.
Long-term stress linked to increased risk of heart attack
February 10, 2021
Can long-term stress lead to heart attacks? Most people would probably answer in the affirmative, but the scientific evidence of this is scarce. A new study reveals that the levels of the stress hormone cortisol were increased in the months preceding a heart attack. The results suggest that long-ter...
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