Neuroscience

New drug reduces stroke damage in mice

Neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute have identified a novel drug that could protect the brain during and after a stroke.

Cardiology

MRI study reveals arterial culprit plaque characteristics

The degree of cerebral infarction (single or multiple infarcts) is a feasible imaging marker to predict future stroke recurrence in patients with ischemic stroke. However, the features of arterial vessel wall lesions and ...

Neuroscience

Study: Walking backward to get ahead

Walking backward may seem counterintuitive, but to athletes in training, doing so on a treadmill builds strength and agility.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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 ...

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