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For young adults with supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage

Supratentorial ICH Outcomes Better in Young Blacks, Hispanics

Outcomes better compared with whites among young adults with supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage
Dual use of electronic cigarettes and combustible cigarettes is associated with increased odds of stroke compared with not smoking or sole combustible cigarette use

Odds of Stroke Up With Dual Use of E-Cigarettes, Cigarettes

Sole e-cigarette use not linked to increased odds of stroke in national sample of young adults
The risks for incident stroke are increased with long sleep duration

Stroke Risk Up With Long Sleep Duration, Long Midday Napping

Also, risks for total, ischemic, hemorrhagic stroke increased with poor versus good sleep quality
The risk for a deadly stroke is higher in cancer patients and cancer survivors than the general public

Cancer Tied to Higher Risk for Deadly Stroke

Cancers of the breast, prostate, or colorectum most commonly associated with fatal strokes
Mobile stroke unit care is associated with quicker time to thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke compared with conventional ambulance care in a densely populated urban area

Mobile Stroke Unit Care May Reduce Time to Thrombolysis

Findings seen in patients with suspected acute ischemic stroke in a densely populated urban area
For patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack with evidence of atherosclerosis

AHA: Lower-Target LDL Level Beneficial After Stroke, TIA

Subsequent risk for CV events lower among patients with ischemic stroke, TIA, evidence of atherosclerosis
In a systematic review and clinical practice guideline

VA, DoD Update Guideline for Rehabilitation After Stroke

Systematic review addresses effectiveness of pharmacological, nonpharmacological interventions
Cannabis use disorder is associated with hospitalization for arrhythmia

AHA: Cannabis Use Disorder Tied to Arrhythmia Hospitalization

And, marijuana use associated with increased odds of young-onset stroke in individuals aged 18 to 44
Simple cardiovascular risk scores are associated with the presence of imaging-detected subclinical cerebrovascular disease

CV Risk Score Tied to Subclinical Cerebrovascular Disease on MRI

Association seen between risk scores and MRI-detected subclinical cerebrovascular disease
For young and middle-aged veterans

PTSD Linked to Early Incident TIA, Stroke in Young Veterans

Increased risk seen in cohort of young and middle-aged veterans in unadjusted, fully adjusted models