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A stroke is a medical emergency. Strokes happen when blood flow to your brain stops. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. There are two kinds of stroke. The more common kind, called ischemic stroke, is caused by a blood clot that blocks or plugs a blood vessel in the brain. The other kind, called hemorrhagic stroke, is caused by a blood vessel that breaks and bleeds into the brain. "Mini-strokes" or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), occur when the blood supply to the brain is briefly interrupted.
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High-tech diagnosis pinpoints causes of behavioral and psychiatric problems in patients

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The role of estrogens and polyphenols in hypertension and diabetes

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Women with migraines and aura have higher stroke risk

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Vitamin B1 deficiency key to vascular problems for diabetic patients

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Independent brain networks control human walking

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New player in the control of HDL cholesterol

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Hypertension in the very elderly trial stopped

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Potential new ways to prevent smoking-related cellular damage

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Caffeine may help older women protect their thinking skills

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Electrical device partly restores sense of balance in animals

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Be aware! whispering stroke all too common

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Screening improves detection of atrial fibrillation

Innovative gene therapy research for muscular dystrophy

Innovative gene therapy research for muscular dystrophy

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Imaging technique accurate in aneurysm detection and therapy planning

donepezil improves symptoms of severe Alzheimer's

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