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Brain; Pediatrics

Moyamoya disease and syndrome: Knowing the difference can prevent a stroke

Moyamoya disease and moyamoya syndrome both reduce blood flow to the brain, increasing the risk of stroke. Babu Welch, M.D., discusses the difference between the two conditions, how we treat them, and how to reduce your risks.


Stroke rehab should begin in the ICU

Dr. Nneka Ifejika is using a grant through the Texas Health Resources Clinical Scholars Program to analyze existing acute stroke and rehabilitation data sets to create “optimal rehabilitation” prediction models.

Aging; Brain

Deaths of John Singleton, Luke Perry show that stroke can strike early. Know the signs.

At age 52 in 2019, actor Luke Perry died after having a stroke. His death highlights a need for people of all ages to know the risk factors and signs of stroke, says Mark Goldberg, M.D. Learn more.


Why are we still in the middle of a ‘statins war’?

As medical journals and websites debate who should take statins and the severity of their side effects, Dr. Hill says not to forget that they save lives.


Breaking news: New stroke procedure quadruples care timeline

Research released at the 2018 LA International Stroke Convention suggests that certain stroke victims might benefit from a brain-saving stroke therapy up to 24 hours after a stroke, compared to the six-hour window to which doctors have previously adhered.


Repairing brain aneurysms now to prevent strokes later

Dr. Welch explains how brain aneurysms can cause hemorrhagic strokes and what physicians can do to preemptively treat this condition.


What to expect during stroke recovery

Recovering from a stroke takes time and special rehabilitation. Dr. Kathleen Bell shares what to expect during the stroke recovery process.


See the signs of a stroke, save a life

Know the signs of a stroke and act FAST to save a life.


BE FAST to identify stroke and save a life

Recognize the signs of stroke to act fast. Dr. Johnson discusses BE FAST as a handy tool to identify stroke symptoms, save time, and save the brain.


The ‘other’ stroke: How brain aneurysms affect stroke risk

Stroke is a blanket term for sudden neurological changes, and they can be caused by many things. Dr. White explains about brain aneurysm and how it affects stroke risk.