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Latest ischemic stroke Stories

2011-11-15 09:51:54

Among patients who experienced an ischemic stroke, systolic blood pressure levels of less than 120 mm Hg, or higher than 140 mm Hg, were associated with an increased risk of subsequent stroke.

2011-10-15 07:00:00

Research conducted at Columbia University in New York reveals that, for individuals with diabetes, risk of ischemic stroke suddenly triples once they've been living with the disease for a

2011-09-12 23:28:56

Among patients who have had an ischemic stroke, use of cholesterol-lowering statin medications is not associated with subsequent intracerebral hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain).

Rates Of Stroke In Young Adults On Rise
2011-09-02 07:11:16

Unhealthy lifestyle choices are believed to be the reason for an increase of strokes that are affecting a younger-trending demographic is the US.

2011-09-01 12:13:31

Ischemic stroke hospitalization rates in adolescents and young adults aged 15 to 44 increased up to 37% between 1995 and 2008 according to a study conducted by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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