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New procedure allows doctors to navigate delicate brain tissue to treat bleeding strokes

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Any stroke can leave a devastating wake of damage in the brain, harming a person’s ability to move and talk and think. But hemorrhagic strokes — the less-common type caused by bleeding in the brain — have been the most frustrating because treatment options are […]

Nanoparticles show early promise in reducing inflammation after brain bleed

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Nanoparticles from ceria – a rare earth metal – might lessen inflammation in the brain following a bleeding stroke (hemorrhagic stroke), according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2016.

Researchers from South Korea noted that previous studies have shown that […]

February 19th, 2016|Categories: Health, Patients, Prevention, Research, Stroke|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Nanoparticles show early promise in reducing inflammation after brain bleed

Untreated high blood pressure significantly increases risk of bleeding stroke

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Left untreated, high blood pressure may significantly increase your risk of developing a brain bleed, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2016.

Intracerebral hemorrhage is a type of stroke caused by a weakened blood vessel that ruptures and bleeds […]

February 18th, 2016|Categories: Health, High Blood Pressure, multicultural, Patients, Research, Stroke|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Untreated high blood pressure significantly increases risk of bleeding stroke

Costs to treat bleeding strokes increase 10 years later

Costs to treat strokes caused by bleeding in the brain may increase significantly 10 years later, according to a study in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

The Australian study is the first to include 10 years of follow-up data on stroke cost estimates, which may also apply to the […]

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