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Barrow Study Shows How Nicotine May Promote Brain Aneurysm Rupture

While studies have shown that cigarette smoking increases the risk of rupturing a brain aneurysm, the underlying molecular and cellular processes have not been well understood. A recent Barrow Neurological Institute study published in Stroke…

Barrow HHT Researcher Helps Advance Understanding of AVM Development

When Dr. Michael Lawton returned to Barrow Neurological Institute to serve as CEO and president, he announced his plans to establish a major research program dedicated to cerebrovascular disorders. To create the Barrow Aneurysm and…

Phoenix Woman Says Mobile Stroke Unit Saved Her Life

Phoenix woman LaVon Medina credits the Barrow Emergency Stroke Treatment Unit with saving her life on Thanksgiving. Medina was preparing dinner in her kitchen when she had a stroke. Her daughter called 911, and both…

Barrow Research: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and the Need for Expert Treatment

Research led by the head of Barrow Neurological Institute and published in the July 20, 2017 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine reveals that subarachnoid hemorrhages, which are caused by ruptured brain aneurysms,…

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