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Reviving drugs with anti-stroke potential, minus side effects

Schematic representation of the NMDA receptor complex. NMDA receptor antagonists can have beneficial effects in animal models of stroke, but also have ...

Do Long Sleepers Have an Increased Risk of Stroke?

MINNEAPOLIS – People who sleep more than eight hours a night may have an increased risk of stroke, according to a new ...

New drug treatment could offer stroke survivors better outcomes

Promising results for a new drug treatment for ischaemic stroke patients have been published today in the journal ‘Lancet Neurology’. ... Full story

Resistance to Aspirin Tied to More Severe Strokes

WASHINGTON, DC – People who exhibit a resistance to aspirin may be more likely to have more severe strokes than people who still respond to the drug, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015. The study also found that in people with aspirin resistance the actual size of stroke appears larger. ... Full story

Magnetic nanoparticles could stop blood clot-caused strokes

By loading magnetic nanoparticles with drugs and dressing them in biochemical camouflage, Houston Methodist researchers say they can destroy blood clots 100 to 1,000 times faster than a commonly used clot-busting technique. ... Full story

New compound shows promise for safe, effective treatment of heart attack and stroke

This post was written by Janelle Weaver, Ph.D., a freelance writer ... Full story

UIC-led clinical trial IDs patients at higher risk of second stroke

Risk of recurrent stroke is higher in patients who have low blood flow to the back of the brain, a six-year, multi-center trial has found, and the condition can be visualized using specialized software developed at the University of Illinois at Chicago that analyzes blood flow using standard MRI. ... Full story

UIC-led clinical trial identifies patients at higher risk of second stroke

Risk of recurrent stroke is higher in patients who have low blood flow to the back of the brain, a six-year, multi-center trial has found, and the condition can be visualized using specialized software developed at the University of Illinois at Chicago that analyzes blood flow using standard MRI. ... Full story

Stroke survivors may be at higher risk of having cancer

American Stroke Association Meeting Report Abstract 210 ... Full story

Dehydration linked to worsening stroke conditions

American Stroke Association Meeting Report Abstract T MP86 ... Full story

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