A new smartphone tool can diagnose strokes within minutes with the same level of accuracy that emergency room doctors do, resarchers report.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~6 min
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Fourteen out of every 1,000 COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital experience a stroke, a rate that is even higher in older patients and those with severe
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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An enzyme called chondroitinase ABC that regrows damaged nerve tissue in animals has been too unstable for human use. New work could change things.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~6 min
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The majority of people hospitalized for COVID-19 who had a stroke also had existing risk factors like high blood pressure and diabetes, a new study shows.
Aug. 3, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new anti-platelet drug shows potential for treating blood vessel clots in heart attacks, strokes and, possibly, COVID-19
Scientists have developed and tested a new anti-clotting drug in mice that shows promise for treating heart attacks and stroke. It may also prove useful for COVID-19.
July 15, 2020 • ~8 min
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Even the highest paid middle-aged Americans have higher rates of diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, and mental health conditions than do their English peers.
July 14, 2020 • ~9 min
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There are big gaps between urban and rural care for strokes in the US, new research shows. In remote areas, death rates are 21% higher than in cities.
June 26, 2020 • ~8 min
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