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The final results of a stroke prevention study in patients with narrowed brain arteries confirm earlier findings: Medication plus lifestyle changes are safer and more effective at preventing stroke than a surgical technique called stenting.
Researchers in the UK have found that a majority of people diagnosed as having suffered a minor stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) do not seek medical help in the timeframe recommended by the Royal College of Physicians.
Current treatments and prevention methods, aimed at improving the quality of life for people who have experienced a stroke, are poorer than researchers have hoped, according to a new study from the UK.
This report says the Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) EpiCast Report and EpiCast Model provide an overview of the risk factors, comorbidities and the global epidemiological trends for AIS in the six
At least half a million Americans between the ages of 18 and 44 have suffered a stroke, according to recently-published research appearing in the peer-reviewed journal Neurology.
In contrast, a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 0 identifies a subgroup of patients with very low stroke risk unlikely to benefit from anticoagulation treatment.
Results of a Phase III clinical trial showed that a simple drug regimen of two anti-clotting drugs – clopidogrel and aspirin – lowered the risk of stroke by almost one-third, compared to the standard therapy of aspirin alone, when given to patients who had minor or transient stroke symptoms to prevent subsequent attacks.
People who experience any stroke symptoms—but do not have a stroke—may also be more likely to develop problems with memory and thinking.
A stroke can strike in an instant, but can change a person's life forever.
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