Medications

New anticoagulant may prevent recurrent ischemic stroke

The PACIFIC-Stroke trial has failed to reach its primary endpoint but in an exploratory analysis, inhibition of factor XIa with asundexian reduced recurrent ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) without increasing ...

Neuroscience

Regaining sense of touch after stroke

Developed by researchers at La Trobe University in Melbourne, SENSe therapy (Study of the Effectiveness of Neurorehabilitation on Sensation) has already helped hundreds of survivors of stroke improve their ability to undertake ...

Cardiology

Current guidance may unnecessarily delay care for stroke victims

While strokes associated with surgery are rare, a person who undergoes a surgical procedure soon after having suffered a stroke can be eight times more likely to suffer a perioperative stroke, defined as occurring within ...

Neuroscience

Racial and ethnic disparities in stroke outcomes

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. Despite declines in stroke mortality in the overall population in recent decades, disparities in incidence remain persistent among Black and Hispanic Americans. Now a ...

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