Young adults, children, and even infants can suffer strokes. Learn how strokes in young people differ from those in older adults and how to spot the signs.
When a person has a stroke, every second counts. Doctors have a short window to treat people if they are to recover fully. Doctors know how to intervene after a stroke, but they can’t always access patients within the time window needed to avoid injury to the brain. This is where a mobile stroke unit … Read More
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
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