Stroke

Featured Articles : Stroke

Researchers followed more than 4,000 African American men and women over 15 years.
December 01, 2020

African Americans can significantly cut stroke risk by quitting smoking

African Americans are already almost twice as likely as whites to die from stroke. Now, new research finds that African...

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A scan of a human brain showing effects from an ischemic stroke.
August 20, 2020

Brain imaging, telehealth studies promise better stroke prevention and recovery

  Clinton B. Wright, M.D., M.S. Stroke research is a priority for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)....

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Understanding the symptoms and risk factors for stroke can help improve outcomes and may prevent stroke.
July 21, 2020

Stroke: What you need to know

A stroke happens when blood stops flowing to the brain. A person's brain cells start to die within a...

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Stroke survivor Gregory Symko, D.C., demonstrates a tool that helps patients improve their balance and coordination.
June 25, 2020

A personal approach to stroke treatment

Gregory Symko, D.C., is a chiropractor who specializes in helping people with brain issues related to stroke. He helps...

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NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D. and Renée Fleming perform at NIH’s 2017 Sound Health event.
September 14, 2018

NIH-Kennedy Center initiative explores ‘Music and the Mind’

Can music help us learn? Can it ease chronic pain? Can it improve your health in general? These are important...

Autism Spectrum Disorder, Stroke, Healthy Aging, Child Development, Sound Health
April 24, 2018

Eyes may be ‘windows to the brain’ in stroke patients

Our eyes can tell us a lot about our health. They can help health care providers diagnose things like diabetes,...

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April 24, 2018

Brain scan technology extends treatment window for stroke

Some stroke patients may be able to receive effective treatment later than originally thought—up to 16 hours after a stroke happens—thanks...

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