Are higher blood pressure, blood sugar and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in stroke survivors associated with cognitive decline?

In a recent study published in the Open JAMA NetworkThe researchers analyzed individual participant data of 982 adult stroke survivors aged ≥ 18 years from four cohort studies conducted in the United States between 1971 and 2019. The study aimed to assess whether their elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP), glucose and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol … Read more

Study calls for better awareness and control of vascular risk factors leading to stroke

Researchers from the Stroke Research and Prevention Group (HKU Stroke), Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) found that the incidence of “young strokes” (strokes occurring in aged 18-55) increased by 30% in Hong Kong from 2001 to 2021, calling for better control of vascular risk … Read more