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Effects of Stroke Education of Junior High School Students on Stroke Knowledge of Their Parents: Tochigi Project Brief Reports
Conclusions— Improvement of stroke knowledge immediately after the stroke lesson was observed in parents as well as their children, which indicated that our teaching materials using the Manga was effective in delivering the stroke knowledge to parents through their children.
Source: Stroke - January 26, 2015 Category: Neurology Authors: Matsuzono, K., Yokota, C., Takekawa, H., Okamura, T., Miyamatsu, N., Nakayama, H., Nishimura, K., Ohyama, S., Ishigami, A., Okumura, K., Toyoda, K., Miyamoto, Y., Minematsu, K., on behalf of the Tochigi Junior High School Stroke Education Group, Participa Tags: Behavioral Changes and Stroke Brief Reports Source Type: research

Effects of Candesartan in Acute Stroke on Cognitive Function and Quality of Life: Results From the Scandinavian Candesartan Acute Stroke Trial Brief Reports
Conclusions— Candesartan did not improve cognitive function or quality of life. Rather, there were signs of harmful effects. These findings support the conclusion from our previous report that there is no indication for routine blood pressure–lowering treatment with candesartan in the acute phase of stroke. Clinical Trial Registration— URL: www.clinicaltrials.gov. Unique identifier: NCT00120003.
Source: Stroke - June 24, 2013 Category: Neurology Authors: Hornslien, A. G., Sandset, E. C., Bath, P. M., Wyller, T. B., Berge, E., on Behalf of the Scandinavian Candesartan Acute Stroke Trial Study Group Tags: Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Cerebrovascular disease/stroke, Acute Stroke Syndromes, Other Stroke Treatment - Medical Brief Reports Source Type: research

Blood Pressure-Lowering Treatment With Candesartan in Patients With Acute Hemorrhagic Stroke Brief Reports
Conclusions— There was no evidence that blood pressure–lowering treatment with candesartan is beneficial during the first week of hemorrhagic stroke. Instead, there were signs that such treatment may be harmful, but this needs to be verified in larger studies. Clinical Trial Registration— URL: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov. Unique identifier: NCT00120003.
Source: Stroke - October 27, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Jusufovic, M., Sandset, E. C., Bath, P. M. W., Berge, E., on behalf of the Scandinavian Candesartan Acute Stroke Trial Study Group Tags: Cerebrovascular disease/stroke, Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage, Other Stroke Treatment - Medical Brief Reports Source Type: research

Factors Influencing the Decline in Stroke Mortality: A Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association AHA/ASA Scientific Statement
Conclusions— The decline in stroke mortality is real and represents a major public health and clinical medicine success story. The repositioning of stroke from third to fourth leading cause of death is the result of true mortality decline and not an increase in mortality from chronic lung disease, which is now the third leading cause of death in the United States. There is strong evidence that the decline can be attributed to a combination of interventions and programs based on scientific findings and implemented with the purpose of reducing stroke risks, the most likely being improved control of hypertension. Thus, ...
Source: Stroke - December 23, 2013 Category: Neurology Authors: Lackland, D. T., Roccella, E. J., Deutsch, A. F., Fornage, M., George, M. G., Howard, G., Kissela, B. M., Kittner, S. J., Lichtman, J. H., Lisabeth, L. D., Schwamm, L. H., Smith, E. E., Towfighi, A., on behalf of the American Heart Association Stroke Coun Tags: AHA Statements and Guidelines AHA/ASA Scientific Statement Source Type: research

Rates and Determinants of 5-Year Outcomes After Atrial Fibrillation-Related Stroke: A Population Study Clinical Sciences
Conclusions— AF-stroke is associated with considerable long-term morbidity, fatality, stroke recurrence, and nursing home requirement. Adequately resourced national AF strategies to improve AF detection and prevention are needed.
Source: Stroke - November 23, 2015 Category: Neurology Authors: Hayden, D. T., Hannon, N., Callaly, E., Ni Chroinin, D., Horgan, G., Kyne, L., Duggan, J., Dolan, E., O'Rourke, K., Williams, D., Murphy, S., Kelly, P. J. Tags: Cerebrovascular Disease/Stroke Clinical Sciences Source Type: research

Role of Prestroke Vascular Pathology in Long-Term Prognosis After Stroke: The Rotterdam Study Clinical Sciences
Conclusions— One quarter of deaths after stroke could theoretically be prevented with rigorous cardiovascular prevention and treatment, but this should preferably start before stroke occurrence. In addition, research into factors explaining the remaining deaths needs to be encouraged.
Source: Stroke - December 28, 2015 Category: Neurology Authors: Portegies, M. L. P., Bos, M. J., Hofman, A., Heeringa, J., Franco, O. H., Koudstaal, P. J., Ikram, M. A. Tags: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Mortality/Survival, Cerebrovascular Disease/Stroke Clinical Sciences Source Type: research

High Prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation Among Patients With Ischemic Stroke Clinical Sciences
Conclusions— Access to nationwide register data shows that AF is more common among patients with ischemic stroke than those previously reported. Few patients with stroke and AF had anticoagulant treatment before the event, and few got it after the event. CHA2DS2-VASc could be a useful monitoring tool to intensify efforts to diagnose AF among patients with cryptogenic stroke.
Source: Stroke - August 25, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Friberg, L., Rosenqvist, M., Lindgren, A., Terent, A., Norrving, B., Asplund, K. Tags: Coumarins, Arrhythmias, clinical electrophysiology, drugs, Embolic stroke, Epidemiology Clinical Sciences Source Type: research

Association of MTHFR C677T Genotype With Ischemic Stroke Is Confined to Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Subtype Clinical Sciences
Conclusions— MTHFR C677T was associated with magnetic resonance imaging–confirmed lacunar stroke, but not large artery or cardioembolic stroke. The association may act through increased susceptibility to, or interaction with, high blood pressure. This heterogeneity of association might explain the lack of effect of lowering homocysteine in secondary prevention trials which included all strokes.
Source: Stroke - February 22, 2016 Category: Neurology Authors: Rutten-Jacobs, L. C. A., Traylor, M., Adib-Samii, P., Thijs, V., Sudlow, C., Rothwell, P. M., Boncoraglio, G., Dichgans, M., Meschia, J., Maguire, J., Levi, C., Rost, N. S., Rosand, J., Hassan, A., Bevan, S., Markus, H. S. Tags: Genetic, Association Studies, Cerebrovascular Disease/Stroke Clinical Sciences Source Type: research

Trends in Age of First-Ever Stroke Following Increased Incidence and Life Expectancy in a Low-Income Chinese Population Clinical Sciences
Conclusions— The age of stroke onset tends to be younger among low-income population in China after the dramatic increased incidence of stroke during the gradual extension of life expectancy of population in China. These findings suggested that stroke burden will continue to increase in the long time, unless the risk factors in low-income populations are effectively controlled.
Source: Stroke - March 27, 2016 Category: Neurology Authors: Wang, J., Bai, L., Shi, M., Yang, L., An, Z., Li, B., Zhao, W., Gu, H., Zhan, C., Tu, J., Ning, X. Tags: Epidemiology, Lifestyle, Primary Prevention, Risk Factors, Cerebrovascular Disease/Stroke Clinical Sciences Source Type: research

Meta-Analysis of Genome-Wide Association Studies Identifies Genetic Risk Factors for Stroke in African Americans Clinical Sciences
Conclusions— We identified a novel genetic variant associated with total stroke in African Americans and found that ischemic stroke loci identified in European-ancestry populations may also be relevant for African Americans. Our findings support investigation of diverse populations to identify and characterize genetic risk factors, and the importance of shared genetic risk across populations.
Source: Stroke - July 27, 2015 Category: Neurology Authors: Carty, C. L., Keene, K. L., Cheng, Y.-C., Meschia, J. F., Chen, W.-M., Nalls, M., Bis, J. C., Kittner, S. J., Rich, S. S., Tajuddin, S., Zonderman, A. B., Evans, M. K., Langefeld, C. D., Gottesman, R., Mosley, T. H., Shahar, E., Woo, D., Yaffe, K., Liu, Y Tags: Genetics of Stroke Clinical Sciences Source Type: research

Electrocardiographic Left Atrial Abnormality and Risk of Stroke: Northern Manhattan Study Clinical Sciences
Conclusions— ECG-defined left atrial abnormality was associated with incident cryptogenic or cardioembolic stroke independently of the presence of AF, suggesting atrial thromboembolism may occur without recognized AF.
Source: Stroke - October 26, 2015 Category: Neurology Authors: Kamel, H., Hunter, M., Moon, Y. P., Yaghi, S., Cheung, K., Di Tullio, M. R., Okin, P. M., Sacco, R. L., Soliman, E. Z., Elkind, M. S. V. Tags: Electrocardiology, Echocardiography, Arrhythmias, clinical electrophysiology, drugs, Embolic stroke, Risk Factors for Stroke Clinical Sciences Source Type: research

Contribution of Established Stroke Risk Factors to the Burden of Stroke in Young Adults Clinical Sciences
Conclusions—Modifiable risk factors previously established in older populations also account for a large part of stroke in younger adults, with 4 risk factors explaining almost 80% of stroke risk.Clinical Trial Registration—URL: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov. Unique identifier: NCT00414583.
Source: Stroke - June 26, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Annette Aigner, Ulrike Grittner, Arndt Rolfs, Bo Norrving, Bob Siegerink, Markus A. Busch Tags: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Cerebrovascular Disease/Stroke Original Contributions Source Type: research

Blood Biomarkers for the Early Diagnosis of Stroke Clinical Sciences
Conclusions—The studied biomarkers were not sufficient for an accurate differential diagnosis of stroke in the hyperacute setting. Additional discovery of new biomarkers and improvement on laboratory techniques seem necessary for achieving a molecular diagnosis of stroke.
Source: Stroke - August 28, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Aleȷandro Bustamante, Elena Lopez–Cancio, Sara Pich, Anna Penalba, Dolors Giralt, Teresa Garcia–Berrocoso, Carles Ferrer–Costa, Teresa Gasull, Maria Hernandez–Perez, Monica Millan, Marta Rubiera, Pedro Cardona, Luis Cano, He Tags: Biomarkers, Clinical Studies, Diagnostic Testing, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Ischemic Stroke Original Contributions Source Type: research

Predictors of Thrombolysis Administration in Mild Stroke Clinical Sciences
Conclusions—Mild acutely presenting stroke patients are more likely to receive thrombolysis if they are young, white, or Hispanic and arrive early to the hospital with more severe neurological presentation. Identification of predictors of thrombolysis is important in design of future studies to assess the use of thrombolysis for mild stroke.
Source: Stroke - February 26, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Negar Asdaghi, Kefeng Wang, Maria A. Ciliberti-Vargas, Carolina Marinovic Gutierrez, Sebastian Koch, Hannah Gardener, Chuanhui Dong, David Z. Rose, Enid J. Garcia, W. Scott Burgin, Juan Carlos Zevallos, Tatjana Rundek, Ralph L. Sacco, Jose G. Romano Tags: Cerebrovascular Disease/Stroke, Ischemic Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Original Contributions Source Type: research

Sleep Duration and Risk of Stroke Mortality Among Chinese Adults: Singapore Chinese Health Study Clinical Sciences
Conclusions— Both short and long sleep durations are associated with increased risk of stroke mortality in a Chinese population, particularly among those with a history of hypertension.
Source: Stroke - May 27, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Pan, A., De Silva, D. A., Yuan, J.-M., Koh, W.-P. Tags: Behavioral/psychosocial - stroke, Cerebrovascular disease/stroke, Risk Factors for Stroke, Epidemiology Clinical Sciences Source Type: research