Post-Stroke Epilepsy: Risk Factors
Up to 45% of stroke victims over the age of 60 will develop epilepsy. Researchers at AES 2016 presented risk factors of post-stroke epilepsy.
Neuro News Roundup: Stroke Risks & Benefit
Three new studies look at stroke and the impact of folic acid, music therapy, and air pollution.
Stroke Risk Factors: Sex-Specific
The study provides much needed insight into sex-specific risk factors, thus improving the accuracy of individualized stroke risk assessment.
AHA 2016: Stroke & Atrial Fibrillation Risks
Psychological stressors, air pollution, and cardiorespiratory fitness were some of the stroke and AF risk factors researchers investigated.
Interesting Neuro: Alzheimer Updates & PFO Device
November news includes potential Alzheimer treatments, FDA approval of a device to prevent recurrent stroke, & a newly typified headache disorder.
Stroke: Stenting or Bypass Surgery?
Patients with left main CAD of low or intermediate anatomical complexity were treated with PCI with everolimus-eluting stents or CABG.
Neuro News Roundup: New MS Test & Stroke Risk
Studies include a potential test for MS, a link between headaches and hypothyroidism, and a risk prediction scale for stroke patients.
ANA 2016: Risk Factors with Neurological Disorders
Award-winning posters presented during the American Neurological Association Annual Meeting discussed risks in stroke, MS, and migraine.
Ischemic Stroke & Thrombectomy: Time to Treat
What is the ideal time frame in which to perform endovascular thrombectomy after large-vessel ischemic stroke?
Interesting Neuro: Stroke Therapy & Zika Updates
Oct. news includes an approved deep brain stimulation system for movement disorders & biomarkers that improve risk assessment in atrial fibrillation.