Mini Strokes: Temporary Episodes Shorten Lives

The tiny lapses in blood flow to the brain commonly called mini strokes aren't fatal, but can shorten your life, according to new findings from Australian researchers. Also known as TIAs, transient ischemic attacks can result from blood clots or from narrowed or injured vessels that supply blood to the brain. The resulting stroke-like symptoms typically resolve after an hour or two. Scientists have long known TIAs boost the risk of stroke. However, they didn't have any large, recent studies...Full Story
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