Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn the first analysis of how to treat patients on anticoagulants who suffer a major bleeding event, a clinical practice that routinely gives doctors pause, while also evaluating a new drug...
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTResearch using rats shows a drug already approved for other conditions reduces the number of brain cells killed by stroke and promotes birth of new ones.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhat is a brain aneurysm? Learn about the different types of strokes and brain aneurysms as well as the treatment options available for both.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew, large-scale research examines the association between different patterns of alcohol consumption and different types of stroke.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTStroke rates continue to decline in people 55 and older, while more than doubling in those between 35 and 39, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access...
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTTwo commonly used statins can increase the risk of hemorrhage when combined with dabigatran etexilate, a drug often used for preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to a...
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:00:00 PSTDrugs such as statins that have the potential to prevent strokes and other types of cardiovascular disease have not been prescribed to a large proportion of people at risk in the UK, according to a...
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTDrugs commonly used to treat heartburn - proton pump inhibitors - may increase the risk of ischemic stroke by more than a fifth, a new study finds.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:00:00 PSTPatients who have been taking statins are likely to survive longer after a cardiac arrest than those who are not taking them, according to research from Taiwan researchers presented during the...
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTA new study suggests probable scientific misconduct in at least some of 33 bone health trials published in various medical journals.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTWhat causes a heart attack and what causes a stroke? Learn about the symptoms for each, treatment and recovery, and possible lifestyle changes to help.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the Amplatzer PFO Occluder device.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhat is a stroke, what is an aneurysm, and are they connected? Learn about the telltale symptoms, risk factors and how they may be treated.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTStroke and spinal cord injury patients often require gait rehabilitation to regain the ability to walk or to help strengthen their muscles.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTCharcot-Marie-Tooth disease is an inherited disorder that leads to a gradual loss of motor neurons and, eventually, paralysis.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PSTWhen it comes to stroke risk during pregnancy, a new study suggests younger expectant mothers are at greater risk than older women.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new genetic testing method developed at Western University called LipidSeq can identify a genetic basis for high-cholesterol in almost 70 per cent of a targeted patient population.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTWhat happens when a stroke occurs in the basal ganglia? Learn about its symptoms, treatment, and how to prevent strokes from occurring.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PSTFor decades, research has suggested a link between oral health and inflammatory diseases affecting the entire body - in particular, heart attacks and strokes.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PSTStroke patients are starting a trial of a new electronic device to recover movement and control of their hand.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PST"The medical rationale for stroke being a disease of the brain is overwhelming." This is the key message of an urgent appeal launched by leading neurology experts in The Lancet.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTPeople with pacemakers or defibrillators who experience only short episodes of an abnormal heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation have a very low risk of stroke, suggesting that anticoagulants...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn a study to determine whether induced neural stem cells (iNSCs), a type of somatic cell directly differentiated into neural stem cells, could exert therapeutic effects when transplanted into mice...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTMethod cheap and accessible; in two thirds of cases detected, there were no symptoms.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers at Johns Hopkins have pinpointed the protein that is responsible for brain cell death in stroke, injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases.