Exercise is an important part of stroke prevention

In a very important trial called Aggressive medical treatment with or without stenting in high-risk patients with intracranial artery stenosis (SAMMPRIS): the final results of a randomised trial, we discovered how powerful medication can be to prevent a second stroke due to a certain serious condition involving narrowing of arteries inside the brain.  Cholesterol buildup inside […]

Exercise to improve cognition.

A small study published in the journal Neurology in November 2016 showed preliminary evidence that a regular exercise routine may help cognition in subjects diagnosed with mild dementia felt to be due to the second most common cause of dementia.  While dementia of the Alzheimer’s type is the most common, Vascular Cognitive Impairment (VC I) comes […]