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Drug Use Linked To Brain Hemorrhage In Young Adults

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Teens and Drug Use

A fifth of young adults whose blood vessels ruptured inside their brain abused drugs, according to a study reported today at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2006.

The study included 307 patients with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) - a stroke caused by a blood vessel bursting inside the brain.