This new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores scientific advances that are helping unlock the mysteries of the brain.
In U.S. hospitals, the frequency of brain imaging for acute stroke patients dipped, suggesting hesitancy to seek medical care for non-COVID-19 conditions.
One challenge of the COVID-19 outbreak has been helping socially-distanced families connect with gravely-ill loved ones, writes Stanford resident Adela Wu.
An article in Stanford Medicine magazine examines how Stanford Health Care cut half an hour off its stroke treatment time, helping patients.
Selectively subduing a set of cells that migrate to the brain after a stroke occurs could meaningfully treat the stroke even days later.
In this 1:2:1 podcast, Greg Albers, director of the Stanford Stroke Center, joins host Paul Costello in conversation about the latest in stroke research.
Stanford researchers are collaborating to develop a vibrating glove that could improve hand function following a stroke if worn for several hours a day.
While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.
A pattern of inflammatory activity in circulating blood cells just two days after a stroke predicts the loss of substantial mental acuity a full year later.
In the second piece in a the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford examines which patients should use blood thinners.
In the first of a series on atrial fibrillation, physician Randall Stafford explains the condition and how it increases the risk of stroke.
Stroke can affect how we perceive our bodies' positions and movements. Now, mechanical engineers are trying to help to potentially create assistive devices.
Seventeen million Americans live with the aftermath of stroke, including difficulty communicating, moving around, and taking care of their most basic needs. Now, Stanford researchers are working to give those survivors new hope.
Clinicians now have up to 24 hours to treat a stroke, thanks in part to research and tools developed at Stanford Medicine.
The study's finding is likely to translate into an increase in the number of acute-stroke patients receiving thrombectomies -- and likely save lives.
Once someone has a stroke, the likelihood for a second stroke jumps up. And that recurrent stroke may cause further damage to the already injured …