UCLA stroke center

Stroke is the leading cause of serious disability and the fifth leading cause of death in adults in the United States. The majority – 80 percent -- of strokes are ischemic strokes, which occur when a blood vessel to the brain is blocked, preventing the brain from receiving the nutrient-rich oxygenated blood it needs [...]

By uclahealth • October 3, 2019

A recent study of postmenopausal women age 50 to 79 in the United States found those who consumed two or more artificially sweetened beverages per day were at a higher risk for the most common type of stroke — ischemic [...]

By uclahealth • May 21, 2019