If your brother or sister had a stroke, you may be at least 60 percent more likely to have one too, according to research reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics.
Cardiology Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Menthol cigarettes may pose an even greater risk for stroke than other types of cigarettes, especially for women and non-black smokers, says a new, large study.
Health Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Workers exposed to asbestos as part of their job are at significantly greater risk of heart disease and stroke than the general population, finds research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Cardiology Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Antipsychotic medication was associated with a modest and time-limited increased risk of myocardial infarction (heart attack) among older patients treated with cholinesterase inhibitors for dementia, according to a study ...
Cardiology Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with rheumatoid arthritis are at a greater risk of irregular heart rhythm (known as atrial fibrillation) and stroke compared with the general population, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today. ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
The longer you have diabetes, the higher your risk for stroke, according to a study in Stroke, an American Heart Association journal.
Diabetes Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Older women whose diets include a substantial amount of trans fats are more likely than their counterparts to suffer an ischemic stroke, a new study shows.
Neuroscience Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A team of global scientists, led by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City, has developed a safer and more accurate way to administer warfarin, one of the most commonly prescribed but also potentially ...
Medical research Feb 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research from the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) shows that using a CT (computerised tomography) scan, doctors can predict if patients who have had a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke, ...
Cardiology Feb 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A compound in citrus fruits may reduce your stroke risk, according to research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A paper from Rhode Island Hospital and Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit examines whether different presentation formats, presenter characteristics, and patient characteristics affect decision-making for patients requiring treatment ...
Neuroscience Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research finds foreign-born Hispanics now living in the United States appear to be less likely to have a stroke compared to non-Hispanic white people. The research was released today and will be presented at the American ...
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The American Heart Association has launched the online-only open-access Journal of the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease (JAHA) -- packed with free peer-reviewed research on heart dise ...
Cardiology Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Omega-3 fatty acids may have a role in preventing heart attack or strokes in adults who were small at birth, according to University of Sydney researchers.
Health Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People who suffered a stroke continued to experience eating problems and more than half still risked malnutrition after three months, even though there had been a marked improvement in most of their physical functions. That ...
Health Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0