strokes

Strokes Cause More Deaths in Women
Stroke is the third leading cause of death among women in the United States, affecting 55,000 more women than men each year.
Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital and their colleagues are exploring the effects of potential risk factors that are unique to women, including hormone levels…
Microwave Helmet Could Speed Up Stroke Diagnosis And Treatment
A helmet that bounces microwaves off the brain could become a critical tool for quickly diagnosing and treating strikes. The helmet was invented by Swedish researchers and can be used when a patient is being taken to the hospital.
The microwaves emitted by the helmet can determine whether a patient h…