Calming overexcited neurons may protect brain after stroke

Journal Reference: Laura Ibanez, Laura Heitsch, Caty Carrera, Fabiana H. G. Farias, Jorge L. Del Aguila, Rajat Dhar, John Budde, Kristy Bergmann, Joseph Bradley, Oscar Harari, Chia-Ling Phuah, Robin Lemmens, Alessandro A. Viana Oliveira Souza, Francisco Moniche, Antonio Cabezas-Juan, Juan Francisco Arenillas, Jerzy Krupinksi, Natalia Cullell, Nuria Torres-Aguila, Elena Muiño, Jara Cárcel-Márquez, Joan Marti-Fabregas, Raquel … Read more

Women were less likely to return to work after a severe stroke

Journal Reference: Marianne Hahn, Sonja Gröschel, Eyad Hayani, Marc A. Brockmann, Muthuraman Muthuraman, Klaus Gröschel, Timo Uphaus, Joachim Röther, Bernd Eckert, Michael Braun, Gerhard F. Hamann, Eberhard Siebert, Christian H Nolte, Sarah Zweynert, Georg Bohner, Jörg Berrouschot, Albrecht Bormann, Christoffer Kraemer, Martina Petersen, Florian Stögbauer, Tobias Boeckh-Behrens, Silke Wunderlich, Alexander Ludolph, Karl-Heinz Henn, Christian Gerloff, … Read more

Joystick-operated robot could help surgeons treat stroke remotely

Journal Reference: Yoonho Kim, Emily Genevriere, Pablo Harker, Jaehun Choe, Marcin Balicki, Robert W. Regenhardt, Justin E. Vranic, Adam A. Dmytriw, Aman B. Patel, Xuanhe Zhao. Telerobotic neurovascular interventions with magnetic manipulation. Science Robotics, 2022; 7 (65) DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.abg9907 The robotic system, whose movement is controlled through magnets, is designed to remotely assist in endovascular … Read more

Stroke treatments safe and effective for people with existing disability or dementia, study suggests

Journal Reference: Aravind Ganesh, Justin F. Fraser, Gillian L. Gordon Perue, Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, Thabele M. Leslie-Mazwi, Steven M. Greenberg, Philippe Couillard, Negar Asdaghi, Mayank Goyal. Endovascular Treatment and Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Patients With Premorbid Disability or Dementia: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke, 2022; DOI: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000406 The … Read more

Living near green areas reduces the risk of suffering a stroke by 16 %, study finds

Journal Reference: C. Avellaneda-Gómez, R.M. Vivanco-Hidalgo, S. Olmos, U. Lazcano, A. Valentin, C. Milà, A. Ambrós, J. Roquer, C. Tonne. Air pollution and surrounding greenness in relation to ischemic stroke: A population-based cohort study. Environment International, 2022; 161: 107147 DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2022.107147 The study took into account information on exposure to three atmospheric pollutants linked to vehicle traffic in more … Read more

Does ‘bridging’ therapy improve outcome for people with stroke?

Journal Reference: Gabriela Trifan, Jose Biller, Fernando D. Testai. Mechanical Thrombectomy vs Bridging Therapy for Anterior Circulation Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Neurology, 2022 DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000200029 The most common type of stroke is an ischemic stroke, occurring when a vessel supplying blood to the brain is blocked. When the blockage is in … Read more

New hope for sight recovery in stroke survivors

Journal Reference: Anthony Beh, Paul V. McGraw, Ben S. Webb, Denis Schluppeck. Linking Multi-Modal MRI to Clinical Measures of Visual Field Loss After Stroke. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2022; 15 DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2021.737215 Scientists from the University of Nottingham have revealed new insights by combining data from clinical sight tests with brain imaging to precisely map the … Read more

Marijuana customers’ risk of deadly complication doubles after rare type of bleeding stroke

Marijuana customers’ risk of deadly complication doubles after rare type of bleeding stroke – NovLink Home Mash P Marijuana customers’ risk of deadly complication doubles after rare type of bleeding stroke We would love to give thanks to the writer of this short article for this incredible content Marijuana customers’ risk of deadly complication doubles … Read more

Coffee and tea drinking may be associated with reduced rates of stroke and dementia

Journal Reference: Yuan Zhang, Hongxi Yang, Shu Li, Wei-dong Li, Yaogang Wang. Consumption of coffee and tea and risk of developing stroke, dementia, and poststroke dementia: A cohort study in the UK Biobank. PLOS Medicine, 2021; 18 (11): e1003830 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003830 Strokes are life-threatening events which cause 10 percent of deaths globally. Dementia is a … Read more