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Stroke

Aortic pathology during COVID -19 pandemics: Clinical reports in literature and open questions on the two co-occurring conditions.

Apr 08, 2021

Cardiovascular involvement in SARS-CoV-2 infection has emerged as one of viral major clinical features during actual pandemic; limb arterial ischemic events, venous thrombosis, acute myocardial infect...

Prevalence of Stroke and Stroke Risk Factors in a South-Western Community of Nepal.

Mar 18, 2021

Stroke related studies in Nepal are primarily hospital-based and mainly from the capital city.We aimed to estimate the prevalence of stroke and stroke risk factors in the South-Western community of Ne...

Nanoparticles of resveratrol attenuates oxidative stress and inflammation after ischemic stroke in rats.

Mar 08, 2021

Resveratrol is a nutraceutical compound that has exciting pharmacological potential in different diseases, including stroke. Due to its low bioavailability, the efficacy of resveratrol is minimal. Hen...

Analyzing IVT for Patients With AIS

May 30, 2020

Current guidelines from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recommend that intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) with alteplase not be used for patients with acute ischemic stroke ...

Follow-Up Care & Post-Stroke Readmission

May 28, 2020

Research indicates that more than 750,000 patients per year are hospitalized for stroke in the US, with 50% experiencing lasting effects. Among stroke survivors, 5% to 14% experience another stroke in...

Black-White Differences in Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: A Prospective US Study, 2003-2017.

Mar 20, 2020

To determine factors that explain the higher Black:White cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality rates among US adults. We analyzed data from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Strok...

A psychosocial intervention for stroke survivors and carers: 12-month outcomes of a randomized controlled trial.

Mar 20, 2020

: Stroke can have a devastating impact on the mental and physical health of stroke survivors and their carers. We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a novel psychosocial intervention designed to i...

ASA: Herpes Zoster Vaccine May Reduce Risk for Stroke

Feb 20, 2020

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Vaccination with zoster vaccine live (ZVL) is associated with a reduced risk for stroke among older adults, according to a study to be presented at the Ame...

Aneurysm Diameter, Intraluminal Thrombus Predict AAA Growth

Feb 06, 2020

THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Maximum diameter and presence of intraluminal thrombus (ILT) are independent predictors of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) growth, according to a study publi...

Smoking tied to worse outcomes after a stroke

Jan 14, 2020

By Lisa Rapaport People who smoke or have recently quit have higher odds of being severely impaired after a stroke than their counterparts who never smoked, a new study su...