It’s Rare, but Colds Can Increase Stroke Risk in Kids

When they have a cold, kids may sniffle or mope and miss a day or two of school.  But on very rare occasions, a new study says colds in children may pose a more serious threat: an increased risk of stroke. Study looks at links between infection and stroke In general, childhood stroke is very … Read More

5 Things You Don’t Know About Childhood Stroke

What do you think is more common in children: brain tumors or stroke? If you guessed brain tumors, you’re not alone. That’s the answer pediatric neurologist Neil Friedman, MBChB received when he asked the same question in a room full of healthcare professionals. In reality, stroke is about twice as common in children as brain … Read More

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