Stroke

Stroke

Stroke bleeds in the brain not decreasing, study finds

June 8, 2020
 

Brain bleeds called intracerebral hemorrhages remained stable in incidence among all age groups over the past 30 years, but they increased in people 75 and older, according to a new analysis of the Framingham Heart Study. The findings are in JAMA Neurology. Use of anticoagulants also increased in senior adults threefold over the period, but authors cautioned against […]



News 4: Don’t let COVID-19 keep you from being checked out for a stroke

June 3, 2020
 

Dr. Lee Birnbaum, Department of Neurology in the Long School of Medicine, says over the past few months, stroke centers in Bexar County have seen about a 50% drop in patient evaluations for stroke. “Our general feeling is probably patients aren’t coming into the hospital or calling 9-1-1 when they should because there’s just fear,” […]


Stroke

Don’t let COVID-19 keep you from getting stroke care

May 13, 2020
 

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, patients should never hesitate to call an ambulance if they have signs of a stroke



Brain, stroke

Biggs Institute joins NIH network studying post-stroke dementia

February 21, 2020
 

UT Health San Antonio is part of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) stroke research network announced Feb. 19 at the International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles. Sudha Seshadri, M.D., professor of neurology and founding director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, is serving on the Steering Committee as co-leader of […]