Study Finds 30% Increase in ‘Young Stroke’ Incidence in Hong Kong
[Source: Medical X-Press]
Researchers at the Stroke Research and Prevention Group (HKU Stroke), Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) found that the incidence of “young stroke” (strokes occurring in individuals aged 18 to 55 years) has increased by 30% in Hong Kong from 2001 to 2021, underlining the need for better control of vascular risk factors, in particular hypertension.
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