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In addition to our COVID-19 resources, we provide mental health information and resources for stroke survivors and caregivers. Please visit our Mental Health cores page for more.
UTHealth's Community Engagement Division offers general information, educational materials, and resources about stroke and brain health.
The American Stroke Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The NIH StrokeNet Patient Page offers general information regarding stroke as well as links to resources and more information.
The American Stroke Association has a Stroke Support Group Finder that will let you search for stroke support groups near you.
Browse the list of open support groups hosted at TIRR Memorial Hermann facilities.
CNN Health — It turns out that flu and pneumonia shots may be good for more than what their names suggest. Not only does getting a shot reduce your chances of coming down with a nasty infection, but getting vaccinated may also reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease in the future...
NPR — For years, public health officials have been trying to dispel the myth that people who get a flu shot are more likely to get Alzheimer's disease. They are not. And now there is evidence that vaccines that protect against the flu and pneumonia may actually protect people from Alzheimer's, too.
Science Magazine — The jury’s still out on whether the use of marijuana may increase the risk of stroke...Adding to the debate is a new study that looked at recent marijuana use and risk of ischemic stroke published in the June 3, 2020, online issue of Neurology® Clinical Practice, an official journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
The Scientist — Digital biomarkers of cognitive decline could alert us to the early stages of dementia before irreversible damage occurs.