Brain Health: Stroke and Neuroscience

Science News

Smoking Cessation in Stroke Survivors in the United States: A Nationwide Analysis
Increased COVID-19 Mortality in People With Previous Cerebrovascular Disease: A Population-Based Cohort Study
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cardiovascular Science
Optimal Tissue Reperfusion Estimation by Computed Tomography Perfusion Post-Thrombectomy in Acute Ischemic Stroke
Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control


Mechanical Thrombectomy of the Fetal Posterior Cerebral Artery
Trends in the Use of Oral Anticoagulants and Associated Expenditures Among Medicaid Programs
Effect of COVID‐19 on Acute Ischemic Stroke Hospitalizations and Treatments: Population‐Level Experience
Clinical Practice Guidelines in Interventional Neurology: Mind the GAPS
Evaluating Outcome Prediction Models in Endovascular Stroke Treatment Using Baseline, Treatment, and Posttreatment Variables

Continuing Education

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  • Experience programming designed with your needs in mind with 17 stroke and brain health categories.
  • Exciting specialized Pre-Conference Symposia on February 8. (Requires separate registration.)
  • CE credits available.
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The Stroke Council is dedicated to advancing the science of stroke prevention, treatment and recovery through research and education. Members develop scientifically based publications, meetings, education, and training programs; they help translate stroke-related science into effective initiatives and products for the public, healthcare professionals, healthcare facilities and policymakers.

The CVSN Council accelerates the discovery, interpretation, and application of science to enhance cardiovascular health and treat cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The council helps develop scientific statements and advisories, guide professional education activities, provide scientific expertise, conduct research, translate findings, and promote evidence-based practices in clinical settings.

CRHCP Results

Norrina Allen, PhD, MPH, FAHA interviews Jiang He, MD, PhD, investigator for the Chinese Rural Hypertension Control Project, about the results of the study, which he presented during #AHA21.

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