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August 22, 2013
Resultados destacados del estudio: Pacientes que tuvieron ataques cerebrales de nivel leve a moderado y que recibieron tratamiento en menos de 90 minutos tuvieron menos probabilidad de quedar discapacitados. Tratamiento temprano también ayudo aquellos con ataques cerebrales leves, pero la probabilidad de discapacidad es baja en estos individuos.
August 22, 2013
Puntos culminantes del estudio: El riesgo de ataques cerebrales es alto mundialmente para fumadores de ambos sexos. En países occidentales el riesgo de ataques cerebrales asociado con fumar puede ser más alto en mujeres que en hombres. A comparación con aquellas personas que no fuman, las mujeres que fuman pueden estar a más alto riesgo que los hombres del tipo de ataque más mortal pero menos común.
July 22, 2013
Study Highlights: In the Netherlands, women with strokes caused by blood clots were less likely than men to get to the hospital in time to receive the best treatment. Women arrived at the hospital an average 27 minutes later than men.
July 18, 2013
Study Highlights: Breaking a sweat while working out regularly may help lower your stroke risk. Inactive people were more likely to experience a stroke or mini-stroke. Regular activity seems to lower stroke risk by reducing blood pressure, weight and blood pressure, weight and blood sugar.
July 09, 2013
Study Highlights: Side effects from statins are rare, and the benefits outweigh the risks. Statins do not increase the risk of cancer, but may slightly increase diabetes risk. The statins simvastatin and pravastatin appear to have the least side effects.
June 27, 2013
Study Highlights: Non-invasive brain stimulation may help stroke survivors recover language function. Survivors treated with the technique regained more language function than those who did not get treatment. EMBARGOED UNTIL 3 p.m. CT/4 p.m. ET, ...
June 06, 2013
Study Highlights: Making small lifestyle changes could reduce your stroke risk. Every one-point increase toward a better health score was associated with an 8 percent lower stroke risk. A better health score was associated with a similar reduction in s stroke risk in blacks and whites.
May 22, 2013
Statement Highlights: Stroke costs are predicted to more than double in the next 20 years. Americans 45-64 years old are expected to have the highest increase in stroke incidence.
May 16, 2013
Study Highlights: Depression among women 47-52 years old is associated with an almost doubled risk of stroke. Researchers call for greater awareness of depression as a preventable risk factor for stroke among younger middle-aged women.
May 02, 2013
Study Highlights: Increases in heart disease risk factors may decrease brain function. The association between the two was noted in young and middle-age adults as well as the elderly. Smoking and diabetes were especially linked with reduced brain function.