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By Grace Bellinger, NPHR Blog Editor
Last week, during the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, the nation’s leading experts announced new blood pressure guidelines. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart attack and stroke, in fact it is second only to smoking as a preventable cause of these events. 525 kata lagi
Stroke treatments have been a tough nut to crack. So, naturally, scientists have turned to squirrels for inspiration.
In the latest cache of data, researchers dug up a drug that can essentially flip a hibernation switch in brain cells, mimicking conditions in the noggins of dormant squirrels and potentially cushioning the blow from strokes and other cardiovascular incidents. 646 kata lagi
Jasmine Harris had a stroke six months before her high school graduation.
It started with a headache a couple days before Christmas. The family from Raleigh, North Carolina, had spent the day volunteering so her mother, La’Wana Harris, assumed her 17-year-old daughter was just tired. 130 kata lagi