Stroke & Vascular Disorders News


Aug 15, 2018
Brain scan checklist set to boost care for stroke survivors
People who suffer a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain could be helped by four simple checks of their brain scans.
Aug 08, 2018
Potential new class of drugs may reduce cardiovascular risk by targeting gut microbes
The non-antibiotic compounds, tested in animal models, prevented production of gut byproduct linked to heart attack and stroke in humans.
Jul 13, 2018
How fast can acute stroke treatment become to still be reliable?
Stroke thrombolysis treatment in Helsinki beats expectations.
Jun 13, 2018
Dementia risk increased in 50-year-olds with blood pressure below hypertension threshold
Blood pressure that was higher than normal but still below the usual threshold for treating hypertension puts 50-year-olds at increased risk of dementia.
Jun 06, 2018
Black, Hispanic people may be more likely to have a second hemorrhagic stroke than whites
Black and Hispanic people may be more likely to have another intracerebral hemorrhage than white people.
May 29, 2018
Researchers identify the electrophysiological sign of cerebral infarction
A massive and extremely slow change in electrical potential is evidence of irreparable damage.
May 21, 2018
Brain simulation reveals benefits of emergency cooling treatment
Fresh insight into how the brain responds to medically induced cooling could inform treatments for head injuries and conditions such as stroke.
May 09, 2018
Stents and coiling of unruptured aneurysms: FDA recommendations
FDA received reports associated with the use of these devices in the treatment of unruptured brain aneurysms that suggest some events of periprocedural stroke or death may have been related to procedural risks or patient selection-related factors.
Apr 20, 2018
Compound improves stroke outcome by reducing lingering inflammation
An experimental compound appears to improve stroke outcome by reducing the destructive inflammation that can continue months after a stroke, scientists report.
Mar 28, 2018
Stroke affects more than just the physical
new study looks at what problems affect people most after a stroke.
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