The Washington Post: Stroke rates seem to be rising steadily in young adults

| Posted in Brain Injury

Previous studies have looked at how stroke rates have increased in young adults, but this was a larger study that looked over a longer period of time, said Diana Greene-Chandos, a neurologist and director of neuroscience critical care at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center who was not part of the study. “It showed us that not only was there an increase but also an increase that was associated with common risk factors in stroke,” she said. (April 15, 2017)

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