Stroke and Cognition

Heart disease more likely for adults with dysfunctional childhoods
April 28, 2020
Children who experience trauma, abuse, neglect and family dysfunction are at increased risk of having heart disease in their 50s and 60s, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Results from the study showed people exposed to the highest levels of childhood family environment ...
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Work-related stress linked to increased risk for peripheral artery disease
April 28, 2020
People who reported work-related stress were more likely to be hospitalized for peripheral artery disease compared to those who did not report work-related stress, according to new research published today in the , an open access journal of the American Heart Association. The article appears in a...
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Your football team loses a match: You may suffer a heart attack
April 23, 2020
Lost football games may trigger heart attacks in male fans, according to research presented today on EAPC Essentials 4 You, a scientific platform of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
"Our study shows that poor results from the local professional football team coincided with mo...
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Women's lifestyle changes, even in middle age, may reduce future stroke risk
April 9, 2020
Middle age may not be too late for women to substantially reduce their stroke risk by not smoking, exercising, maintaining a healthy weight and making healthy food choices, according to new research published today in , a journal of the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Hear...
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New practices improve stroke care
April 7, 2020
A new method of evaluating and prioritising treatment for patients with suspected acute stroke, which has been used by the Stockholm health authority since 2017, has led to faster health interventions and better patient care, shows a new study from Karolinska Institutet published in the journal ....
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Artificial intelligence can speed up the detection of stroke
March 30, 2020
Timely detection and accurate segmentation of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) lesions on magnetic resonance images (MRIs) are essential for the triaging patient for endovascular therapy. Lesion segmentation is a routine process where the abnormal areas within brain images are qualitatively and manual...
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Analysis predicts purified fish oil could prevent thousands of cardiovascular events
March 25, 2020
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine have conducted a statistical analysis that predicts more than 70,000 heart attacks, strokes and other adverse cardiovascular events could be prevented each year in the U.S. through the use of a highly purified fish oil therapy.
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Getting too little — or too much — sleep may be bad for the heart
March 18, 2020
Whether you like to burn the midnight oil to check emails or binge watch your favorite series, toss and turn or sleep until mid-morning, it seems the amount of sleep you get matters when it comes to your future vascular and heart health. Compared with people who slept for longer or shorter period...
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Music therapy helps stroke patients
March 6, 2020
New research has found that music therapy sessions have a positive effect on the neurorehabilitation of acute stroke patients, as well as their mood.
The study -- the first large-scale investigation into the feasibility of delivering these exercises -- was led by Dr Alex Street, of An...
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Novel use of robotics for neuroendovascular procedures
March 2, 2020
Surgeons at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University are pioneering the use of robotics in neuroendovascular procedures, which are performed via the blood vessels of the neck and brain.
A study by Pascal Jabbour, MD, Chief of the Division of Neurovascular Surge...
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