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Imaging Stroke Risk in 4D

New MRI technique detects blood flow velocity to identify who is most at risk for stroke ...

Researchers find novel function for old protein in work that could lead to new ways to protect brain from stroke damage

DALLAS – One particular protein is the final executioner of events that result in the death of brain cells during stroke, researchers ...

Many stroke patients experience delays in seeking and receiving care

A new study from Oxford University reveals that many patients are not aware that they are having a stroke when they are experiencing symptoms. ... Full story

Biomarkers May Help Better Predict Who Will Have a Stroke

People with high levels of four biomarkers in the blood may be more likely to develop a stroke than people with low levels of the ... Full story

Phase III trial planned for drug to reduce brain swelling from stroke

By Bill Hathaway (© Intravenous glyburide, designed to limit brain swelling in stroke patients, did not reduce the number of emergency surgeries in a Phase II ... Full story

There’s hope for reversing stroke-induced long-term disability

A human protein combined with stem cell therapy has been found to repair stroke damage to the brain, according to a new USC-led study on mice ... Full story

Anemic adults may have a higher risk of death after stroke

•Anemic adults may have a higher risk of death after stroke. •Hemoglobin levels may also influence stroke deaths. •Researchers suggest increased awareness and interventions are needed for stroke patients with anemia. ... Full story

Knowing all the signs of stroke could save a life

Strokes claim the lives of around 1,000 people in Northern Ireland every year. It is the third most common cause of death and the greatest cause of adult disability, so the Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding people of the a range of signs and symptoms of stroke. ... Full story

New procedure to prevent stroke offered at UI Health

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is offering a new procedure that helps prevent stroke and significantly improves quality of life for patients with atrial fibrillation who can’t be treated with a blood thinner. ... Full story

GP records indicate long term effects on patients of 'mini-strokes'

‘Mini-strokes’, also known as transient ischemic attacks (TIA), affect 510,000 patients in the UK. ... Full story

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