Stroke & Vascular Disorders News

Dec 05, 2019
Potential cause of elevated nighttime blood pressure in patients with apnea identified
Cell secretions may be key to diagnosing and treating nocturnal hypertension.
Nov 26, 2019
New migraine medications could endanger patients with high blood pressure
Caution required with migraine medications and chronic high blood pressure.
Nov 13, 2019
Long-term blood pressure variation and risk of dementia
Study reports that people who experienced substantial changes in blood pressure over the long term were at greater risk of dementia than those who did not.
Nov 12, 2019
Wearable tracker study links insufficient sleep to biological aging and cardiovascular disease risk
Singapore study using wearable trackers links insufficient sleep to increased rate of biological aging and cardiovascular disease risk.
Nov 06, 2019
Trouble sleeping? Insomnia symptoms linked to increased risk of stroke, heart attack
Results suggest that targeting people who have trouble sleeping with behavioral therapies may reduce the number of cases of stroke, heart attack, and other diseases.
Oct 23, 2019
Bed time is the best time to take blood pressure medication
Largest study finds greater reduction in risk of cardiovascular disease and death from bedtime rather than morning medication.
Sep 23, 2019
New algorithm expands neurologists’ ability to assess for clot-removing procedure
Algorithm can help physicians outside of major stroke treatment centers assess whether a patient suffering from ischemic stroke would benefit from an endovascular procedure to remove a clot blocking an artery.
Sep 12, 2019
Gene therapy helps functional recovery after stroke
New gene therapy turns glial cells into neurons, repairing damage that results from stroke and significantly improving motor function in mice.
Sep 09, 2019
High blood pressure treatment may slow cognitive decline
High blood pressure appears to accelerate cognitive decline among middle-aged and older adults, but treating high blood pressure may slow this down.
Jul 15, 2019
New technology improves atrial fibrillation detection after stroke
New method of evaluating irregular heartbeats outperforms currently used approach to detect instances of atrial fibrillation.
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