Advances in Stroke Care 1 of 2

Recent scientific discoveries about the brain are leading to new strategies for treating neurological problems, such as stroke. In this interview, you'll learn about stroke risk factors, symptoms and treatments, as well as the development of clot-busting drugs that can limit the debilitating effects of a stroke.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Advances in neurology (genetics and medications)
  • Deep brain stimulation for Epilepsy
  • Hemorrhagic vs. ischemic stroke
  • Stroke risk factors

Dr. Barney Stern, a director of the clinical stroke program and neurologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Stern is also a professor of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: August 7, 2013

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