Genetic variant linked to faster multiple sclerosis progression

A study of 22,000 MS patients reveals a genetic variant linked to faster disease progression.

Exercise may cause strokes in blocked arteries

Heart rate increases plaque in blocked carotid arteries, affecting brain flow.

Men and women with migraine have a higher chance of experiencing an ischemic stroke

Women may also have a slightly higher risk of heart attack and hemorrhagic stroke.

Researchers created an effective treatment for most stroke victims

Groundbreaking findings bring hope for faster and better recovery after stroke.

Regular exercise may reduce risk of brain haemorrhage

Regular physical activity can reduce bleeding in intracerebral hemorrhage.

Research on cerebral blood vessels identifies potentially new drug targets for treating strokes

A comprehensive survey of gene activity changes in small blood vessels in the brain following stroke.

Sepsis study to power new antibiotic discoveries

Antibiotics to target all sepsis-causing bacteria.

Living in “food swamps” may increase stroke risk

Targeted, community-based interventions or dietary guidance to improve cardiovascular health may be solutions.

Exposure to higher cumulative estrogen may have a lower risk of stroke

The lower risk was found for both ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage.

Investigating the genetics of heart attacks and strokes in Hispanics

The research is possible thanks to a $2.5 million grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.

Men taking testosterone therapy are at no greater risk of heart attack

The testosterone replacement therapy appears safe for use.

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