Treating acute stroke with drugs that minimize cell death could result in a median decrease in disability of 30%. Treatment with stem cell transplants could result in a median decrease… [ Get More Details ]
Antihypertensive therapy has had a major impact on health. Without it, 1999-2000 average blood pressures (at age 40 or over) would have been 10-13% higher, and 86,000 more premature deaths… [ Get More Details ]
Without antihypertensive drug therapy, there would have been about 572,000 more hospital discharges for stroke in 2002 and 261,000 more discharges for myocardial infarction.
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Following the current path, stroke cases will increase by 28.9% between 2003 and 2023 (estimates do not include strokes among the institutionalized population). If an alternative path is taken, there… [ Get More Details ]