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UC Davis offers stroke-prevention alternative for patients with atrial fibrillation

New device recommended for those who can't tolerate blood thinners ...

Study Shows Migraine Can Increase Risk of Stroke in Older Smokers

New research led by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine suggests older people who experience migraines may have an increased ...

Hospitals often overestimate their ability to deliver fast stroke care

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Groundbreaking Stroke Study Renewed for Another 5 Years

CINCINNATI—The Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Stroke Study at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine, which has shed light on stroke incidence and awareness for over two decades, is assured of another five years of funding. ... Full story

A Young Girl Suffers a Stroke, but Recovers to Dance Again

Rutgers physicians use their training and the newest treatments to restore the teenager’s life ... Full story

Bacterial Endocarditis Increases Stroke Risk for Longer Period than Previously Reported

Patients who develop an infection of the heart valves, known as bacterial endocarditis, have an elevated risk of stroke beginning four months before and up to five months after diagnosis — a period significantly longer than previously reported, researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital found in a new study, published July 10 in the journal Neurology. ... Full story

Uric acid may lessen women’s disability after stroke

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New Guidelines Issued for Early Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients

UHealth Interventional Neurologist Part of AHA/ASA Guideline Panel ... Full story

Memory and thinking ability keep getting worse for years after a stroke, new study finds

Major long-term study shows stroke is associated with accelerated and persistent declines in thinking ability over 6 years ... Full story

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