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New drug reduces stroke damage in mice

New drug reduces stroke damage in mice

New drug reduces stroke damage in mice New drug reduces stroke damage in mice Small protein drug TAT-DP-2 spares brain tissue after a stroke by disrupting potassium flow out of neurons. Credit: Anthony Schulien Neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute have identified a novel drug that could protect …

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    ED use down for MI, stroke, hyperglycemic crisis in COVID-19

    ED use down for MI, stroke, hyperglycemic crisis in COVID-19

    ED use down for MI, stroke, hyperglycemic crisis in COVID-19 ED use down for MI, stroke, hyperglycemic crisis in COVID-19 (HealthDay)—Following declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic as a national emergency, there was a decrease in visits to the emergency department for myocardial infarction (MI), stroke, and hyperglycemic crisis, according to …

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      Treatment gap between men and women for stroke may have narrowed

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      Treatment gap between men and women for stroke may have narrowed Treatment gap between men and women for stroke may have narrowed Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain While studies in the early 2000s showed that women were 30% less likely to receive clot-busting treatment for a stroke than men, a new …

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        Ischemic stroke rates decrease during COVID-19 pandemic

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        Ischemic stroke rates decrease during COVID-19 pandemic Ischemic stroke rates decrease during COVID-19 pandemic Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new research letter reveals fewer people have been admitted to stroke centers in Michigan and northwest Ohio since the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, and significantly fewer patients received a mechanical …

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          Does using marijuana affect a person’s risk of stroke?

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          Does using marijuana affect a person’s risk of stroke? Does using marijuana affect a person’s risk of stroke? Credit: CC0 Public Domain The jury’s still out on whether the use of marijuana may increase the risk of stroke. While several larger studies have found an increased risk, other studies have …

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            New study confirms stroke patients are significantly delaying treatment amid COVID-19 pandemic

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            New study confirms stroke patients are significantly delaying treatment amid COVID-19 pandemic New study confirms stroke patients are significantly delaying treatment amid COVID-19 pandemic A blood clot forming in the carotid artery. Credit: copyright American Heart Association New research published today in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery (JNIS) shows ischemic …

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