Top News: #Stroke

Here are the top read news for #stroke:


Story image for New AHA/ASA Statement on Expanding Use of tPA in Stroke from MedscapeNew AHA/ASA Statement on Expanding Use of tPA in Stroke:

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has issued a new scientific statement on the rationale for the inclusion and exclusion criteria for intravenous alteplase (tissue plasminogen activator [tPA]) in acute ischemic stroke. Read more

Few Americans under 45 know stroke symptoms, new study finds. Do you:

A surprising 75 percent of Americans under age 45 do not know the signs and symptoms of stroke. Even more disturbing, many say they would likely wait out the symptoms — weakness, numbness, difficulty seeing or difficulty seeing — of a potentially deadly brain episode. Read more


[Brain arteriolosclerosis]Broken sleep raises risk of stroke:

Elderly people who sleep poorly and awaken frequently are more likely to have hardened blood vessels or oxygen-starved tissue in the brain, according to a report published in the journal StrokeRead more


mouse brain‘Window of Recovery’ Can Reopen after Stroke:

Using mice whose front paws were still partly disabled after an initial induced stroke, Johns Hopkins researchers report that inducing a second stroke nearby in their brains let them “rehab” the animals to successfully grab food pellets with those paws at pre-stroke efficiency. Read more