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Quality of Plant-Based Diet Matters in Lowering Risk for Stroke

Making sure your plant-based diet consists of leafy greens and whole grains and not refined grains, potatoes and sugar, matters in estimating risk for stroke. A healthy plant-based diet is associated with a 10% reduction in risk for stroke, a new study reports.

Harmful and Healing Responses to Brain Injury Diverge by Cellular Mediators...

Immune responses spread out over time have the ability to contain, exacerbate, and ultimately repair a cerebrovascular injury, a new study reports. Therapeutic blocking of the infiltration of specific immune cells into the brain using antibodies that neutralize cell adhesion molecules, can prevent fatal edema after brain injury, if administered within a six-hour window, the authors note.