A new study reports those who suffered disabilities as a result of stroke demonstrated substantial long term recovery following stem cell transplantation.
Several infections have been linked to increased risk of ischemic stroke. The strongest link was found between urinary tract infections, which increased stroke risk by more than three times within 30 days of infection.
Researchers have discovered an elevated risk of intracerebral hemorrhage in people found to have a specific bacterium in their saliva.
A new case study reveals a link between COVID-19 and clotting in blood vessels in the brain that results in an increased risk of ischemic stroke. Five of the six cases included in the study suffered an ischemic stroke within 8-24 days of the onset of coronavirus symptoms. Early use of anticoagulants might help reduce the risk of blood clotting and stroke in patients with COVID-19.
Learning new still does not necessarily help to repair neurological damage following a stroke, a new study reports.
A new online tool can help individuals determine their risk of ischemic stroke. Preliminary findings from those who used the tool report a strong association between metabolic syndrome and ischemic stroke risk was in white women.
Gabapentin, a medication commonly prescribed to control seizure activity, may enhance stroke recovery and restore fine motor function, a new study reports.
Sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation increased cerebral blood flow, stabilized the blood-brain barrier and reduced infarct size in preclinical models of ischemic stroke. The stimulation also showed benefit in randomized human trials and improved functional outcomes.
Findings show new therapy has potential to help the brain as it reacts to stroke’s harmful effects. Researchers at the...
Researchers have presented the first known case of a patient experiencing hemorrhagic stroke following consumption of an energy drink.