At the BNA Festival of Neuroscience 2019, we had the pleasure of speaking with Kathy Ruddy (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) about her research into transcranial magnetic stimulation and stroke rehabilitation.
Browsing: Cerebrovascular disease
A team of researchers discovered that in mice, short-chain fatty acids found in the gut have the potential to protect brain cells from potential damage due to inflammation following a stroke.
Researchers have suggested that traumatic microbleeds may be a form of injury to brain blood vessels that could predict worse outcomes following a head injury.
The Insight 46 study has indicated that changes in blood pressure in people as young as 36 may be linked to poorer brain health later in life.
In order to slow the accumulation of white matter lesions, researchers reveal that it is more effective to intensively control a person’s blood pressure compared to the standard care of high blood pressure.
Nilvadipine has been demonstrated to increase blood flow to the hippocampus among people with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study.
In this interview, we spoke with Steven Cramer about regenerative stroke therapies, including the challenges involved with bringing these into the clinic.
Researchers have revealed that a stroke could alter an individual’s microbiome even up to 1 month after it occurs; this has emphasized the importance of incorporating gut health in patient recovery and treatment.
A recent study has demonstrated that overweight individuals may be more likely to survive a stroke than people of normal weight.
In this review from Biomarkers in Medicine, researchers demonstrate that PARK7 and NDKA could present more clinical important information as biomarkers for management of stroke disease.