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Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification: First in Maryland
The designation endorses only those hospitals that provide care for the most complex strokes through advanced, rapid treatment and 24-hour, high-technology services.

Stroke Research Strides
Research on untapped levels of brain plasticity may ultimately benefit human stroke victims.

Is it a Stroke or Benign Dizziness? A Simple Bedside Test Can Tell
A bedside electronic device that measures eye movements can determine whether the cause of dizziness is a stroke or something benign.

Stroke Damage in Mice Overcome by Training that ‘Rewires’ Brain Centers
Mice can recover from physically debilitating strokes if the rodents are quickly subjected to physical conditioning that rapidly "rewires" a different part of the brain to take over lost function.

Study suggests physical and pharmacological solutions for human stroke victims
Read the full article, published in the journal Stroke.

Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people
Disorder causes language problems; more common in stroke victims.

New MRI Analysis Useful in Predicting Stroke Complications Caused by Clot-Busters
Researchers have developed a new way of looking at standard MRI scans to accurately measure damage to the blood-brain barrier in stroke victims.

Staving Off Strokes
Get help and prevent a second “brain attack”.

New Technique Successfully Dissolves Blood Clots in the Brain and Lowers Risk of Brain Damage After Stroke
CT-guided catheters carry clot-busting drug to shrink clots, study shows.

A High-Tech Way to Boost Stroke Recovery
Researchers are hoping to use video games, robots and brain stimulation to intensively train patients to recover lost function.

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Johns Hopkins Becomes First Hospital in Maryland to Earn 'Comprehensive Stroke Center' Designation

Active Treatment with Clot-Busting Drug Yields Better Results after Stroke than Supportive Therapy

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