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Less than one in five of the U.S. population has access to endovascular thrombectomy centers within 15 minutes

Current Access to Endovascular Thrombectomy Centers Limited

Increasing number of EVT centers and/or bypassing non-EVT centers could expand access
In a population from Taiwan

Vegetarian Diet Linked to Reduced Ischemic Stroke Risk in Taiwan

Vegetarians had lower ischemic stroke risk in two cohorts, lower hemorrhagic stroke risk in one cohort
Different foods are associated with the risk for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke

Different Foods Linked to Risk for Ischemic, Hemorrhagic Stroke

Risk for ischemic stroke lower with higher intake of fruit and vegetables, dietary fiber, milk, yogurt, cheese

American Stroke Association, Feb. 19-21

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference The annual International Stroke Conference of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association was held...
Among hemodialysis patients with atrial fibrillation

Racial/Ethnic Disparity Seen for Stroke in Dialysis Patients With A-Fib

Rates of stroke higher for minority dialysis patients with a-fib partly due to lower anticoagulant use
Mobile devices may be reliable and accurate for interpreting images needed in making the clinical decision to administer intravenous thrombolysis in patients with acute stroke

Image Reading on Mobile Devices Feasible for Stroke Decisions

Findings support concept of telestroke services for decision to administer intravenous thrombolysis
Ischemic stroke is independently associated with an increased risk for incident poststroke major adverse cardiovascular events in both men and women

Risk of Major Heart Complications Up Shortly Following Stroke

Findings following first-ever ischemic stroke in both men and women, with risk highest within 30 days
From 1999 to 2016

ASA: No Decline Seen in Active Smoking for Stroke Survivors

Adjusted prevalence of active smoking decreased in overall population, but not among stroke survivors
Periodontal disease is associated with large-artery atherothrombotic stroke

ASA: Periodontal Disease Tied to Large-Artery Atherothrombotic Stroke

And, individuals with gingivitis have increased odds of ≥50 percent intracranial atherosclerosis
Vaccination with zoster vaccine live is associated with a reduced risk for stroke among older adults

ASA: Herpes Zoster Vaccine May Reduce Risk for Stroke

Risk significantly reduced for stroke events, acute ischemic strokes, hemorrhagic strokes in older adults