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Brain model offers new insights into damage caused by stroke and other injuries

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He calls it his “chocolate and peanut butter moment.” A University at Buffalo neuroimaging researcher has developed a…
Exosomes promote remarkable recovery in stroke

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It’s been almost a quarter-century since the first drug was approved for stroke. But what’s even more striking…
Can good sleep patterns offset genetic susceptibility to heart disease and stroke?

December 19, 2019

Getting a good night’s sleep could be beneficial for long-term health. A pioneering new study led by Dr.…
Stroke Drug Boosts Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury in Rats

December 17, 2019

Four months after treating them, Yasuhiro Shiga, MD, PhD, checked on his rats. Walking into the lab, he…
Air pollution is breaking our hearts: human and marine health is affected in similar ways

December 17, 2019

Air pollution is associated with detrimental effects on human health, including increased risk of heart disease and stroke.…
Aspirin’s health benefits under scrutiny

December 11, 2019

Taking a baby aspirin every day to prevent a heart attack or stroke should no longer be recommended to…
Lost Language Found: Gordon Develops Tool to Improve Aphasia Diagnosis

November 18, 2019

How would you feel if, in the middle of a conversation, you couldn’t come up with the word…
Anticoagulant Benefits for Atrial Fibrillation Decrease With Age

November 12, 2019

The net clinical benefit of anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation (AF) – one of the most important causes of…
Tiny transporters could deliver treatment to stroke patients

November 11, 2019

Swarms of nanoparticles which are 15,000 times smaller than a pinhead may be able to deliver vital drugs…
AI Rivals Expert Radiologists at Detecting Brain Hemorrhages

October 23, 2019

An algorithm developed by scientists at UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley did better than two out of…
UB Biorepository is bringing the power of precision medicine to Western New York

October 15, 2019

Today, the University at Buffalo officially launched the UB Biorepository, a critical new facility in the Clinical and…
Study finds simple cardiac risk score can predict early problems with blood flow in the brain

October 9, 2019

A simple cardiac risk score can indicate who may have carotid artery plaque and silent strokes which often…
NIH launches novel nationwide search for neuroprotective stroke therapies

September 4, 2019

Recently the National Institutes of Health called on researchers to make the standards and practices for conducting early…
For Patients with Diabetes, Ticagrelor Reduced Heart Attacks, Strokes

September 3, 2019

In late-breaking clinical trial results presented in a Hot Line Session today at the European Society of Cardiology…
How Memories Form and Fade

August 29, 2019

Why is it that you can remember the name of your childhood best friend that you haven’t seen…
Elderly intensive care patients who have been vaccinated against influenza have a reduces risk of dying and suffering strokes

August 1, 2019

Elderly critically ill patients who have been vaccinated against influenza have a reduced risk of dying and of…
Exploring genetic “dark matter,” researchers gain new insights into autism and stroke

July 25, 2019

With its elegant double helix and voluminous genetic script, DNA has become the of darling of nucleic acids.…
Researchers get a handle on how to control blood sugar after stroke

July 24, 2019

Hyperglycemia, or high levels of glucose, is common in patients with acute ischemic stroke and is associated with…
New Technology Improves Atrial Fibrillation Detection After Stroke

July 11, 2019

A new method of evaluating irregular heartbeats outperformed the approach that’s currently used widely in stroke units to…
Heart of the Matter

July 4, 2019

The Affordable Care Act expanded coverage and improved access to medical care for Americans with cardiovascular diseases—heart disease…
Cholesterol that is too low may boost risk for hemorrhagic stroke

July 3, 2019

Current guidelines recommend lowering cholesterol for heart disease risk reduction. New findings indicate that if cholesterol dips too…
Just 30 minutes of light exercise per week reduces the risk of the lethal subarachnoid haemorrhage

June 27, 2019

Subarachnoid haemorrhage is the most lethal kind of disorders of the cerebral circulation. Around a half of the…
Blood Test Predicts Stroke Risk in Patients with Diabetes

June 19, 2019

Having diabetes is a risk factor for many other health conditions, including stroke. “Every 40 seconds an American…
Beta blockers reduce stress-induced irregular heart rhythm

June 5, 2019

Taking beta blockers — medications that reduce blood pressure and treat many heart conditions — can blunt the…
African Americans more likely to use aspirin to prevent heart attacks if peers support it

May 22, 2019

A new study from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, recently published in  Journal of Community Health,…
Jawless fish take a bite out of the blood-brain barrier

May 16, 2019

A jawless parasitic fish could help lead the way to more effective treatments for multiple brain ailments, including…
Hope on the horizon for treating stroke

May 15, 2019

A stroke treatment developed by researcher Byron Ford at the University of California, Riverside, has moved toward clinical trials.…
$5.1 million to target silent cause of heart attacks, strokes

May 3, 2019

By age 40, almost everyone’s arteries have begun to harden as deposits of fat and cholesterol build up…
Scientists found new drugs for stroke and dementia in the shelves of pharmacies

April 29, 2019

Recovering after stroke is extremely difficult. Not only you have to try to live with the changes presented…
Synthetic Speech Generated from Brain Recordings

April 29, 2019

A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain…
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