Stroke & Vascular Disorders News


Apr 13, 2021
Cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis with thrombocytopenia after receipt of the J&J COVID-19 va
CDC and FDA reviewing data involving six US cases of a rare type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J COVID-19 vaccine
Apr 02, 2021
Significant decline in subarachnoid hemorrhage hospitalizations due to COVID-19
Research demonstrates significant decline in hospitalizations for neurological emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 26, 2021
New genetic clues point to new treatments for “silent” stroke
Decade-long search uncovers genes responsible for lacunar strokes, a major cause of vascular dementia.
Mar 11, 2021
Diet high in healthful plant-based food may reduce risk of stroke by 10%
Compared to people who ate the fewest healthful plant-based foods, people who ate the most had a 10% lower risk of having a stroke.
Feb 18, 2021
Improving stroke treatment with a modified therapeutic molecule
Research team has improved the protective effect of a molecule against ischemic stroke.
Feb 16, 2021
Scientists uncover early links between cardiovascular risk and brain metabolism
Report suggests that very early intervention in modifiable cardiovascular risk factors could prevent the development of dementia.
Jan 28, 2021
Research finds blood pressure can be controlled without drugs after spinal cord injury
Researchers expect findings to lead to international clinical trials.
Dec 31, 2020
Potential new therapeutic strategy for stroke discovered
Combination of an LSU Health-patented drug and selected DHA derivatives is more effective in protecting brain cells and increasing recovery after stroke than a single drug.
Dec 30, 2020
Study uncovers blood vessel damage & inflammation in COVID-19 patients’ brains but no infection
Results from a study of 19 deceased patients suggests brain damage is a byproduct of a patient's illness.
Dec 10, 2020
Obstructive sleep apnea puts a strain on the heart, too
Type and duration of individual respiratory events has an effect on heart rate and heart rate variability.
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