Gwendolyn Ford-Lynch

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Women have poorer outcomes from stroke than men. Women also have risk factors that are unique, including pregnancy and hormone therapy. Hormone therapy for postmenopausal replacement increased the risk of ischemic stroke according to results of the Women's Health Initiative clinical trials. Based on the current understanding of the(More)
BACKGROUND Stroke incidence and mortality are disproportionately higher among African Americans than among whites. OBJECTIVE To describe the recurrent stroke characteristics and determine the predictability of known vascular risk factors for stroke recurrence in African Americans. METHODS The authors followed 1,809 African Americans in the(More)
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