Baby’s heart defects can signal mother’s CVD risk

Abstract

Stroke is associated with acute and chronic inflammatory responses, and epidemiological studies have shown that patients who experience a stroke as a result of underlying atherosclerosis are at substantially increased risk of recurrent stroke events. Arthur Liesz and colleagues now show that the immune response triggered by stroke can cause atherosclerotic… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41569-018-0015-y