Using DNA evidence, scientists have shown that brain clot samples from people who have had ischemic stroke often contain mouth bacteria.
Groundbreaking research finds that some vision loss after a stroke may be reversible. The researchers hope that this finding may inform future treatments.
New findings suggest that having a stroke can disturb the gut's bacterial balance for the long term, which could prevent the brain from healing.
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.
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.
Stroke risk depends on many factors, some of which are genetic and some lifestyle-related. So, can lifestyle changes outweigh the genetic risk?
A study of people who had strokes finds that symptoms were less severe in those who did light to moderate exercise, such as 4 hours of walking per week.
In the largest analysis of its type to date, researchers conclude that stroke significantly increases the risk of developing dementia in older age.
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 coordination, movement, and speech. We give an overview of brain stem strokes, including symptoms, treatments, and risks.
The expert who once coined the rule 'Time is brain!' uses a model to argue that there is also a need to consider the circulation pattern in the brain.