Pregnancy significantly raised the risk of stroke in young women, but did not raise stroke risk in older women, a study by Columbia neurologists found.
Injections of an omega-3 emulsion reduce brain damage in mice that have experienced a stroke-like event.
For Black History Month, read about a neurologist educating the children and grandchildren of individuals at risk for stroke and a dentist who took care of generations of Harlem patients.
Those with both migraine and vascular risk factors may want to pay even greater attention to lifestyle changes that can reduce stroke risk.
Racial disparities in stroke are due primarily to higher rates and poorer treatment of hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol among black Americans.
NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia experts discuss ways to recognize and prevent strokes.