Air pollution, even at levels generally considered safe by federal regulations, increases the risk of stroke by 34 percent, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers have found.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In a surprising finding with significant implications for older women, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and NYU School of Medicine have found that high levels of triglycerides (blood ...
Cardiology Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People with severe sleep apnea may have an increased risk of silent strokes and small lesions in the brain, according to a small study presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2012.
Sleep apnea Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Vanderbilt radiologists are rolling out powerful new imaging techniques that provide clearer pictures of the delicate ebb and flow of blood through brain tissue in patients at risk for stroke.
Cardiology Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with prehypertension had a lower risk of stroke when they took blood pressure-lowering medicines, according to research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Young football players may be at higher risk for stroke, according to a new study released in Journal of Child Neurology (JCN).
Health Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Elderly people with atrial fibrillation are often treated with anticoagulants to thin the blood, but this medicine is hard to dose and patients have to have their blood tested regularly. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy ...
Other Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Swedish women who ate an antioxidant-rich diet had fewer strokes regardless of whether they had a previous history of cardiovascular disease, in a study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Health Dec 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) -- The Department of Justice said Tuesday that drugmaker Merck will pay $950 million to resolve investigations into its marketing of the painkiller Vioxx.
Medications Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Factors such as low hemoglobin levels, increased systolic blood pressure, and male gender are linked to a higher risk of silent cerebral infarcts (SCIs), or silent strokes, in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA), according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
An operation for preventing repeat strokes in high-risk patients has failed in a multi-institutional clinical trial, scientists report in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Cardiology Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A recent study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) shows an increased risk of stroke and mortality among patients diagnosed with severe sepsis and new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) during hospitalization.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Professional tooth scaling was associated with fewer heart attacks and strokes in a study (Abstract 17704) from Taiwan presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2011.
Dentistry Nov 13, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 3
Having a transient ischemic attack (TIA), or "mini stroke," can reduce your life expectancy by 20 percent, according to a new study in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Nov 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
High blood pressure and other known risk factors for stroke also increase the risk of developing cognitive problems, even among people who have never had a stroke, a study funded by the National Institutes of Health has found.
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |