People who drink six or more cups of coffee a day have a 53% increased risk of developing dementia and a higher risk of stroke, a new study reports.
Stroke survivors who listened to vocal music had improved recovery of structural connectivity of language networks in the left frontal lobe compared to those who listened to audiobooks.
Neurological and psychological symptoms associated with COVID-19 infection, such as fatigue and depression, are more common in those with mild coronavirus infection than previously believed.
Following a TBI, the risk of having a stroke is significantly increased for the first four months post-injury. The risk of stroke remains elevated for up to five years following a head injury.
Adding icosapent ethyl, a triglyceride-lowering medication that is high in the omega 3 fatty acid, eicosapentaenoic acid, in combination with statins helped to reduce stroke risk by 36% in those with cardiovascular disease.
A new long-term study reveals people who followed diets that were high in plant-based food items and were lower in sugars had a 10% reduced risk of suffering from an ischemic stroke later in life.
The stroke byproduct acrolein activates the precursor of heparanase, an enzyme that degrades the glycocalyx in the blood-brain barrier.
An antibody called HAE-4 targets APOE and removes Alzheimer's related amyloid plaques in mouse models. The antibody improves blood vessel function in the brain without raising the risk of brain bleeds.
Treatment with LAU-0901, a synthetic molecule that blocks pro-inflammatory platelet-activating factor, in addition to aspirin-triggered NPD1, reduced the size of damage areas in the brain, initiated repair mechanisms, and improved behavioral recovery following ischemic stroke.
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation significantly decreases post-stroke depression by increasing brain activity.