Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 26th, 2007
An ischemic stroke occurs when the flow of blood to a part of the brain is blocked or reduced and sufficient amounts of oxygen cannot be delivered to brain tissue. Obesity and excess weight are risk factors for stroke and may influence outcome or increase the likelihood of complications among stroke patients, according to background information in the article.
Tannaz Razinia and colleagues at UCLA Medical Center, Los...
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