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Stroke sufferers benefit from decrease in blood pressure

Lowering the blood pressure of stroke victims can assist with their recovery as the therapy acts to decrease the insult to the brain. Areas of the brain starved of oxygen can be detected via MRI and have been associated with increased risk of depression and dementia.

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About: Stroke sufferers benefit from decrease in blood pressure

Date: 6 September 2005

Source: Reuters

Author: Anthony J. Brown

URL: http://olympics.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=healthNews&storyID=2005-09-06T204438Z_01_ROB674610_RTRIDST_0_HEALTH-BLOOD-STROKE-DC.XML

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