Study calls for stronger awareness and control of vascular risk factors leading to stroke

By | October 31, 2022
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, thus called for better control of vascular risk factors, in particular hypertension.