The primary NIH organization for research on Stroke is the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
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What is StrokeA stroke is a medical emergency. Strokes happen when blood flow to your brain stops. There are two kinds of stroke: The more common kind, called ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke, is caused by a blood vessel that breaks and bleeds into the brain. "Mini-strokes" or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), occur when the blood supply to the brain is briefly interrupted.
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