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Does ischemic brain injury affect some groups more than others?

Ischemic brain injuries, and in particular strokes, do affect some groups more than others. Females are more likely to have a stroke than males. In addition, African Americans are more likely to have a stroke than any other ethnic group.

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Is a diffuse brain injury serious?
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The severity of diffuse brain injuries can range from mild to fatal. In many cases, a diffuse brain ...
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What is the most severe type of diffuse brain injury?
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The most severe type of diffuse brain injury is a diffuse axonal injury. Axons are parts of nerve ce...
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What is a diffuse brain injury?
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Do diffuse brain injuries affect females and males differently?
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