Acute Ischemic Stroke

How to minimize stroke damage

Following a stroke, factors as varied as blood sugar, body temperature and position in bed can affect patient outcomes, Loyola University Medical Center researchers report.

May 14, 2012
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Antibiotic may be new stroke treatment

The antibiotic minocycline may revolutionize the treatment of strokes. A new study, published in the open access journal BMC Neuroscience, describes the safety and therapeutic efficacy of the drug in animal models.

Oct 06, 2009
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Stroke patients receiving better, more timely care

One in four acute ischemic stroke patients treated with a time-dependent clot-busting drug were quickly transferred from an emergency department or smaller community hospital to a certified stroke center, according to research ...

Feb 11, 2015
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