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A stroke education program that uses hip hop music increased stroke awareness among economically disadvantaged minority children and their parents.
Certain women with preeclampsia are more likely to have a pregnancy-related stroke, finds a new study led by Columbia neurologists.
Pregnancy significantly raised the risk of stroke in young women, but did not raise stroke risk in older women, a study by Columbia neurologists found.
Injections of an omega-3 emulsion reduce brain damage in mice that have experienced a stroke-like event.
- May 15, 2014
Those with both migraine and vascular risk factors may want to pay even greater attention to lifestyle changes that can reduce stroke risk.
- May 13, 2014
Racial disparities in stroke are due primarily to higher rates and poorer treatment of hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol among black Americans.
- March 20, 2014
Physicians may be less likely to intensify blood pressure treatment in patients with uncontrolled hypertension who are also depressed.
- July 11, 2013
In an article in Scientific American’s “Talking Back Blog” published yesterday, writer Gary Stix highlights the work of Columbia’s Dr. Olajide Williams.
- May 1, 2013
Four research centers including the Center for Stroke Disparities Solutions—a partnership of the New York University Langone Medical Center and Columbia University Medical Center —will develop high-impact culturally tailored interventions aimed at lowering stroke risk among racial and ethnic minorities in the United States.
- March 20, 2013
CUMC nutritionist Wahida Karmally offers tips for people interested in trying a Mediterranean-style diet.