Health

Moderate alcohol consumption does not up stroke risk in A-fib

(HealthDay)—For patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), low-to-moderate alcohol intake is not associated with an increased risk for stroke or other cardiovascular events, according to a study published online Jan. 25 in ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Keeping your brain sharp isn't about working more puzzles

Mental decline is one of the most feared aspects of growing older. People will do just about anything to prevent it, from swallowing supplements touted as memory boosters to spending hours solving Sudoku and crossword puzzles.

Neuroscience

Study finds 10 metabolites associated with risk of stroke

Metabolites are small molecules found in our body's cells. They come from the food we eat, chemical processes happening within our bodies and microbes. A new analysis of recent studies has found that the levels of 10 metabolites ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study highlights link between depressive symptoms and stroke risk

People with multiple depressive symptoms have an increased risk for stroke, according to findings recently published in Neurology: Clinical Practice. The collaborative study led by investigators at the University of Alabama ...

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