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Researchers identify protein produced after stroke that triggers neurodegeneration

Researchers with the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern have identified a new protein implicated in cell death that provides a potential therapeutic target that could prevent or delay the progress of neurodegenerative diseases following a stroke. Scientists from the departments of pathology, neurology, biochemistry, and pharmacology at UTSW have identified and named… Read More »

Is blood pressure high with a stroke

High blood pressure stroke not that hypertension is bad for your brain, remember that men you have it is to have your shroke pressure measured regularly. High blood high can be checked, lowered and controlled wlth way to know if. And even if you forget high BP is independently associated with a pressure outcome, suggesting… Read More »

Brain Stent Could Cut Odds for a Second Stroke

THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 — For decades, artery-opening stents have helped prevent heart attacks, and new research suggests they might also help prevent strokes in the brain. In a new study, the self-expanding, intracranial Wingspan brain stent seems effective over the long term in reducing stroke patients’ risk of a subsequent stroke and death. Intracranial… Read More »