Hmong Americans may have strokes at much younger ages

Hmong American adults who have a stroke tend to be much younger than their white counterparts and may be more likely to have a less common type that causes bleeding in the brain, a new study suggests.


Catheter-directed thrombolysis beneficial for pulmonary embolism

For patients with intermediate- to high-risk pulmonary embolism, catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) is associated with a lower risk for death and major bleeding than systemic thrombolysis and with a lower risk for death ...


Exercise seems to protect against major brain hemorrhage

Regular physical activity and exercise may reduce bleeding in individuals with intracerebral hemorrhage, a University of Gothenburg study shows. The researchers emphasize the importance of physical activity to protect the ...

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A new way to remove waste from the brain after hemorrhage

Intracerebral hemorrhage, and bleeding into the brain tissue, is a devastating neurological condition affecting millions of people annually. It has a high mortality rate, while survivors are affected by long-term neurological ...


Does lifetime exposure to estrogen affect risk of stroke?

People with a higher cumulative estrogen exposure throughout their life may have a lower risk of stroke, according to a new study published in the February 1, 2023, online issue of Neurology. The lower risk was found for ...


Cholesterol-lowering drugs linked to lower risk of bleeding stroke

People who take cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins may have a lower risk of having a type of stroke called an intracerebral hemorrhage, according to a new study published in the December 7, 2022, online issue of Neurology. ...

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