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Eating citrus fruit may lower stroke risk


February 24th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) A compound in citrus fruits may reduce women's stroke risk, a study has said.The study examines how consuming flavonoid subclasses affects the risk of stroke, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Clogged arteries can also cause clouded thinking


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Clogged arteries or atherosclerosis that causes heart disease can bring on dementia by restricting blood flow to the brain.Dementia includes difficulty with thinking, reasoning and memory, ... Read more...

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Study says that people survive strokes better if they know their neighbors


April 19th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study which was published in the journal, Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, suggests that older Americans who live in sociable neighborhoods have ... Read more...

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Video games may boost stroke recovery


April 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): A research from St. Michael's Hospital has indicated that virtual reality and other video games can significantly improve motor function in stroke patients.Patients who played video games, such ... Read more...

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Non-invasive brain stimulation ‘improves swallowing ability post stroke’


March 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): In a pilot study, researchers found that stroke patients who received electrical brain stimulation coupled with swallowing exercises showed greater improvement in swallowing ability than patients who did ... Read more...

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Coffee drinking linked to lower stroke risk in women


March 11th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Consuming more than a cup of coffee a day is linked to a 22 percent to 25 percent lower risk of stroke, says a new study.Low or no ... Read more...

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Healthy lifestyle ‘cuts risk of first stroke by 80pc’


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Those who make healthy lifestyle choices- such as not smoking, eating a low-fat diet high in fruits and vegetables, drinking in moderation, exercising regularly and maintaining a normal ... Read more...

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Binge drinking, BP a deadly combo


August 20th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): If you have high blood pressure, binge drinking may severely increase your risk of dying from a stroke or heart disease, according to a South Korean studyCompared ... Read more...

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Single drink doubles stroke risk for an hour


July 16th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The risk of stroke appears to double in the hour after consuming just one drink - be it wine, beer or hard liquor. "The impact of alcohol on your ... Read more...

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Stroke risk doubles for an hour after drinking alcohol: Study


July 16th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): The risk of stroke appears to double in the hour after consuming just one drink - be it wine, beer or hard liquor - according to a new ... Read more...

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Stroke complications steal 2 years of healthy life


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Complications shortly after a stroke deprive patients of about two years of healthy life, according to new research.In a study of more than 1,200 patients suffering from ischemic ... Read more...

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Diet high in B-vitamins ‘lowers heart risk’


April 16th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Foods containing the B-vitamins folate and B-6 can cut the risk of death from stroke and heart disease for women and may reduce the risk of heart failure ... Read more...

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Thyroid condition increases stroke risk in young adults


April 3rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Young adults with overactive thyroids face a 44 percent increased risk of stroke compared to those with normal thyroid functions, a new study says. "Strokes of undetermined cause account ... Read more...

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Shingles ‘raises stroke risk in adults’


October 9th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Having shingles raises the risk of suffering a stroke by almost a third, according to a new study.In a study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart ... Read more...

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Despair triggers stroke risk in healthy women


August 28th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Healthy middle-aged women, overcome by negative thinking and sense of worthlessness, seem to experience thickening of the neck arteries, a precursor to stroke, says new research. "These findings ... Read more...

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Soon, simple blood test to identify stroke survivors at risk of another cardiovascular event


August 28th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): A simple blood test would soon help identify stroke survivors at risk of another cardiovascular event, say researchers.The research team from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill suggests ... Read more...

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Feeling hopeless can up stroke risk in healthy women


August 28th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Minnesota Medical School say that the feeling of hopelessness may make increase the risk of stroke in women.Writing in Stroke: Journal of ... Read more...

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Stroke survivors at two-fold risk of hip or thigh fracture


August 7th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Stroke survivors are at a two fold risk of breaking a hip or thigh bone than people who haven't had a stroke, finds a new study.And the risk ... Read more...

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Improving impaired attention after stroke may aid recovery


July 24th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Researchers in New Zealand say that it may be possible to improve impaired attention after stroke, which may, in turn, help in the recovery of a patient.Writing ... Read more...

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Risk of stroke in older women linked to excess sleep


July 18th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 18 (IANS) Excess sleep may be a more serious sign of stroke risk among postmenopausal women than not getting enough sleep, according to a study by US researchers. Postmenopausal ... Read more...

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Alcohol impacts cardiovascular risks in men and women differently


July 11th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A Japanese study has revealed that the quantity of alcohol consumption may affect heart and stroke risk in men and women differently. An amount of alcohol that may ... Read more...

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Economic prosperity may increase stroke risk


February 29th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): Economic prosperity may result in increased strokes risk due to subsequent changes in lifestyle and healthcare, according to a new study.According to the new study in China, the ... Read more...

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