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Cerebrovascular disease is a group of brain dysfunctions related to disease of the blood vessels supplying the brain. Hypertension is the most important cause; it damages the blood vessel lining, endothelium, exposing the underlying collagen where platelets aggregate to initiate a repairing process which is not always complete and perfect. Sustained hypertension permanently changes the architecture of the blood vessels making them narrow, stiff, deformed, uneven and more vulnerable to fluctuations in blood pressure.
UCSF study focuses on vexing problems of handling skin cancers among elderly patients

UCSF study focuses on vexing problems of handling skin cancers among elderly patients

Cardiovascular disease grave in patients with bipolar disorder

Cardiovascular disease grave in patients with bipolar disorder

Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital present research works at AAN meeting

Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital present research works at AAN meeting

Otsuka receives FDA approval for ABILIFY MAINTENA to treat schizophrenia

Otsuka receives FDA approval for ABILIFY MAINTENA to treat schizophrenia

Stroke specialists offer guidance on questions about thrombolytic therapy use

Stroke specialists offer guidance on questions about thrombolytic therapy use

Positive data from POZEN's PA32540 Phase 3 studies presented at AHA 2013 stroke conference

Positive data from POZEN's PA32540 Phase 3 studies presented at AHA 2013 stroke conference

Calcium supplements may increase men’s death risk

Calcium supplements may increase men’s death risk

Antibiotic use common at the end of life

Antibiotic use common at the end of life

The Joint Commission, AHA/ASA recognize HUP with Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

The Joint Commission, AHA/ASA recognize HUP with Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

UC San Diego Health System receives Comprehensive Stroke Center designation

UC San Diego Health System receives Comprehensive Stroke Center designation

Researchers find association between neuroscience providers and stroke-related deaths in US

Researchers find association between neuroscience providers and stroke-related deaths in US

CHOP presents new findings on pediatric cardiovascular disease at AHA 2012

CHOP presents new findings on pediatric cardiovascular disease at AHA 2012

Oily fish consumption may reduce risk of stroke

Oily fish consumption may reduce risk of stroke

FDA accepts Sunovion’s two LATUDA sNDAs for review

FDA accepts Sunovion’s two LATUDA sNDAs for review

Stay active to keep a healthy mind in very old age

Stay active to keep a healthy mind in very old age

New anti-thrombotic treatments in AF patients can reduce risk of stroke

New anti-thrombotic treatments in AF patients can reduce risk of stroke

Lean principles help improve stroke treatment at Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Lean principles help improve stroke treatment at Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Smartphone stroke assessment shows promise

Smartphone stroke assessment shows promise

Early blood pressure control reduces future CV events in diabetes

Early blood pressure control reduces future CV events in diabetes

Stroke patients on a downhill memory slope

Stroke patients on a downhill memory slope