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Stroke mortality rates increase in certain European countries

According to a study published in the European Heart Journal Stroke, mortality rates have recently plateaued or increased in Europe [...]
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Brain bleed checklist offers improved treatment hope for stroke victims

Edinburgh researchers have identified four main factors that put patients at risk of a brain bleed, in one of the [...]
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Neutrophils carry proteins that might be useful in treating intracerebral haemorrhages

Scientists shift function of neutrophils to heal brain after hemorrhages Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell and integral [...]
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‘Novel target molecule may help prevent brain damage from hemorrhagic strokes’

Researchers at UAlbany are studying the receptors in the brain that may contribute to brain damage immediately after hemorrhagic stroke. [...]
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Silent cerebrovascular disease appears to increase the risk for future stroke

Individuals with silent cerebrovascular disease are at higher risk for future symptomatic stroke, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke [...]
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Oral bacteria may cause cerebral microbleeds (CMB’s)

A multicenter study shows that the expression of collagen-binding activity by common oral bacteria suggests an important risk factor for [...]
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Dutch neuroradiologists highlight imaging advances at RSNA 2016

During a special session on “Advances in neuro-degenerative and neuro-vascular diseases” at this year’s RSNA meeting, delegates found out why [...]
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Drinking wine could protect from ischemic stroke

Alcohol consumption still associated with hemorrhagic strokes Researchers have found an association between alcohol consumption and lower levels of fibrinogen; [...]
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Stroke rates decline in older people; younger people rising

Stroke rates continue to decline in the older baby boomers (people 55 and older), while more than doubling in those [...]
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New award to advance research in stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases

$240,000 to support research in interventional neurology The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Brain Foundation and the Society [...]
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