A decreased risk in Parkinson’s disease has been associated with total serum cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in men not on statin therapy.
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Testosterone replacement therapy may show a protective effect against myocardial infarction and stroke in men with secondary hypogonadism.
A fixed dose of 90 mg of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator is efficient for ischemic stroke in patients weighing over 100 kg.
Patients with inherited thrombophilias who did not undergo patent foramen ovale closure faced a significantly increased risk of stroke.
Cardiovascular risks should be considered prior to initiating cilostazol therapy in patients with ischemic stroke.
Stroke treatment delays were attributed to inability of the care team to determine patient eligibility, hypertension needing aggressive treatment, and in-hospital delays.
Patients who presented with acute ischemic stroke were randomly assigned to spend 20 to 24 hours either lying flat or sitting up.
Depression preceded dementia onset within a median of 17.5 months in patients who survived intracerebral hemorrhage.
ACE inhibitors slowed the progression of myocardial fibrosis in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy or Becker muscular dystrophy.
Age and lesion volume affect risk of post-stroke epilepsy in patients who experience chronic stroke.