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Stroke recently published a study finding a higher stroke risk with heavy drinking. MedPage Today clinical research reviewer F. Perry Wilson, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Yale University, gives it the once-over in this short video feature. In the study of 11,644 middle-age Swedish twins followed for 43 years, drinking more than two alcoholic […]

Compelling Evidence That Modern Endovascular Therapy Improves Stroke Outcomes. This research article posted December 17, 2014 by Hooman Kamel, MD reviewing Berkhemer OA et al. In the MR CLEAN randomized clinical trial, modern endovascular stroke therapies doubled the odds of a good neurological outcome in patients with severe ischemic stroke and documented intracranial large-artery occlusion. […]

Fantasy or reality? Make-believe or hard facts? Sometimes, it appears like both of them are correct are both of them are incorrect all at the same time. In the next several minutes  I am going to describe an emotion, or maybe it’s a feeling, or maybe it’s perceptibility that everyone takes for granted, but it’s […]

MINNEAPOLIS – Women with a healthy diet and lifestyle may be less likely to have a stroke by more than half, according to a study published in the October 8, 2014, online issue ofNeurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.   The study looked at five factors that make up a healthy […]

National Stroke Association’s primary focus is on improving the lives of stroke survivors and caregivers throughout their recovery journey. We believe the RE-SPECTESUS ™ Secondary Stroke Prevention trial is a perfect opportunity that may result in new or improved treatment options to prevent recurrent strokes and derive better outcomes for stroke survivors. This latest clinical […]

NIH awards initial $46 million for BRAIN Initiative research. Projects lay the groundwork for visualizing the brain in action. An article posted on September 30, 2014. The National Institutes of Health announced today its first wave of investments totaling $46 million in fiscal year 14 funds to support the goals of the Brain Research through […]

Were you diagnosed with stroke, Parkinson’s disease, or both diseases? If you answered “yes” to the above question, then you may qualify for a study about living with chronic disease. The study includes questions on symptoms and diagnosis of stroke, and/or Parkinson’s disease, how you are currently experiencing life, and your current overall health and […]

Protein-rich diets may help lower the risk for stroke, a new study reveals. The finding, published in the journal Neurology, stems from a review of 7 previous investigations that, in total, involved more than 250,000 people. The American, Japanese, and Swedish studies all looked at the long-term impact of protein consumption on stroke risk, with […]

This is a message from Michelle Taylor, a graduate student at Purdue University: Hello. My name is Michelle Taylor. I am a graduate student at Purdue University studying technology. My thesis is basis is researching the social participation domain of adults with aphasia. I am looking for ways to aid aphasics by way of technology. […]

Stroke: Managing blood pressure after ischemic stroke (Post Date: 4/10/14) on Med Page Today How should blood pressure be managed in the acute care of stroke patients? We put the question to three stroke specialists: Cathy Sila, MD, of University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, William Powers, MD, of the University of North Carolina […]