1145 Results for stroke

  1. In the Clinic-Patent Foramen Ovale Closure and Stroke: PFO Closure Associated with Fewer Recurrent Ischemic Strokes Compared to Medical Therapy

    ... ischemic stroke was associated with a lower rate of subsequent ischemic strokes when compared to medical therapy in several new reports in the September 14 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.Adverse events

    • Bender, Eve
    • Neurology Today
    • November 02, 2017
  2. The Evidence Linking Smoking Cessation to Reduced Stroke Risk

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFIn a study showing the impact of smoking on ischemic stroke, researchers reported that the five-year risk for stroke was 22 percent in patients who continued to smoke compared with 15.7 percent in people

    • Talan, Jamie
    • Neurology Today
    • October 05, 2017
  3. Vagus Nerve Stimulation Falls Short in Stroke Rehabilitation

    ... but promising results in a blinded, randomized sham-controlled trial, researchers reported here on Friday at the 2017 International Stroke Conference sponsored by the American Heart Association/American Stroke...

    • Neurology Today
    • February 28, 2017
  4. Monoclonal Antibody Fails to Help Walking After Stroke

    ... after acute stroke, did not appear to improve outcomes when compared with placebo, researchers reported here on Wednesday at the 2017 International Stroke Conference sponsored by the American Heart Association/American

    • Neurology Today
    • February 27, 2017
  5. At the Bench-Stroke Recovery: Inducing Spinal Plasticity Amplifies Benefits of Rehabilitative Training and Improves Stroke Recovery

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFIn an animal model of stroke, researchers removed plasticity-inhibiting signals in the spinal cord (via intraspinal injections of the enzyme chondroitinase ABC), which augmented rewiring of circuits

    • Kreimer, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • November 16, 2017
  6. In the Clinic-Stroke Prevention: Who Would Benefit Most from Taking Pioglitazone to Prevent Stroke? A Model for Assessing Risk for Potential Benefits and Harms

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFThe diabetes drug, pioglitazone, showed a greater benefit for patients with stroke deemed at high risk for recurrent stroke or myocardial infarction than those at low risk. The study also presented

    • Owens, Sarah
    • Neurology Today
    • November 02, 2017