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Early strokes leave many young adults with long-lasting disability

Ten years after having a stroke, nearly a third of young survivors still need assistance or are unable to live independently. About one in 10 strokes occurs in 18- to 50-year-olds. "We don't know if it's cognition, depression, problems in their families or relationships or other factors, but once we do, we can develop more effective interventions," the main author notes.
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