stroke

August 5, 2020

Rupture, a sentinel event for stroke and heart attack, is associated with protein depletion in a specific structure, according to UW Medicine-led research.

March 8, 2019

Studies show that after "springing forward," we lose 40 minutes of sleep a day, on average. 

picture of an aspirin bottle, from above
January 24, 2019

Research published this week in JAMA reports anew that a daily aspirin, long recommended as a preventive measure against clotting for people with heart ailme

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January 17, 2019

In December, the American Heart Association reported a brow-furrowing finding: 10 percent of people who take statins discontinue the drug on their own because of perceived negative side effects.

December 19, 2018

Globally, lifetime stroke risk seen at one in four among adults age 25; young adults urged to adopt healthy lifestyle and diet.

October 3, 2018

Physicist pursues measure of nerve-insulating myelin for multiple sclerosis, stroke, TBI and child neural development.

June 18, 2018

Just 42 and in peak health, successful businesswoman Keri Andrews had just been married when she sustained a stroke in 2017. Nine months later she receives daily speech, physical and occupational therapy at UW Medicine Northwest Hospital.

June 13, 2018

While at a yoga class, Aaron Barnett had a stroke. Luckily, his yoga instructor knew the signs and called 9-1-1.

June 8, 2018

MarJoe Davidson woke up one night last winter at her island home and found she was unable to get out of bed.  When her spouse saw that her mouth slightly drooped and her left side was not moving, she called the Lopez Island Fire Department. 

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