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Experiencing Racism May Increase Stroke Risk in Black Women

Trend exists for both self-reported and definitively confirmed stroke incidence

Socioeconomic Disparities ID’d in Thrombolysis, Thrombectomy Use

Stroke patients in most materially deprived group less likely to be treated with thrombolysis, thrombectomy

Adjunctive Tongxinluo Therapy Aids STEMI Outcomes

Benefits of the traditional Chinese medicine compound seen for clinical outcomes at both 30 days and one year

Head Injury Linked to Increase in Incident Ischemic Stroke

Dose-response association seen for risk for stroke with number of head injuries, but no association seen for severity

Hypoattenuation Thickening on CT Prognostic After Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

High-grade hypoattenuation thickening on follow-up CT after left atrial appendage occlusion associated with higher stroke risk

Infertility Tx Tied to Higher Risk for Stroke Hospitalization

Risk for stroke hospitalization within 12 months of delivery higher for those who received infertility treatment versus spontaneous conception

Statin Exposure Not Linked to Increased Risk for Recurrent ICH

Survivors of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage with statin exposure have a lower risk for any stroke, ischemic stroke

Many Heart Attack, Stroke Survivors Do Not Know Their Cholesterol Levels

American Heart Association says knowing levels is key to preventing recurrent heart attack, stroke

ESC: Adverse Outcomes Increased With Suboptimal Adherence to Aspirin After MI

Risk increased for recurrent MI, ischemic stroke, or death with suboptimal adherence through eight years after MI

Median Door-in-Door-Out Time 174 Minutes for Interhospital Stroke Transfer

Only 27.3 percent of patients with acute ischemic, hemorrhagic stroke had a door-in-door-out time of ≤120 minutes