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Stroke study finds mouth bacteria in brain clots

Stroke study finds mouth bacteria in brain clots

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - Stroke:     Using DNA evidence, scientists have shown that brain clot samples from people who have had ischemic stroke often contain mouth bacteria. ShareClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to...
Stroke: Rewiring eye-brain connection may restore vision

Stroke: Rewiring eye-brain connection may restore vision

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - Stroke:     Groundbreaking research finds that some vision loss after a stroke may be reversible. The researchers hope that this finding may inform future treatments. ShareClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new...
Flu-like illness raises the risk of stroke

Flu-like illness raises the risk of stroke

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - Stroke:     After having a flu-like illness, the risk of experiencing a stroke is considerably higher, according to two new studies due to be presented next week. ShareClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new...
Too much iron may raise the risk of certain strokes

Too much iron may raise the risk of certain strokes

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - Stroke:     New research finds that people with higher levels of iron are at a higher risk of stroke that arises from clots and blockages that travel from the heart. ShareClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new...
What to know about brain stem strokes

What to know about brain stem strokes

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - Stroke:     The brain stem controls several vital body functions, such as heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing. A blockage or bleed in the brain stem can cause a brain stem stroke and impact a person’s...
Spinal stroke: Causes, treatment, and outcome

Spinal stroke: Causes, treatment, and outcome

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - Stroke:     Strokes in the spinal cord are rare, accounting for just over 1 percent of all strokes. They can cause a variety of symptoms, including pain in the neck and back, long-term paralysis, and incontinence....