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917 Articles Matching "stroke"

CDC Launches Ambitious Initiative To Kick-Start Nation’s Stalled Progress Against Cardiovascular Death Rate

Oct 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
With the campaign, CDC hopes to prevent a million heart attacks and strokes by the year 2022. The campaign would focus on small steps Americans can take to cut their risk factors, such as exercising the recommended amount and giving up smoking. Meanwhile, New York City wants to tackle Americans' sugar addiction....
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Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics

Oct 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight...
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Obesity Surgery May Cut Diabetics' Heart Risk

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
Severely obese patients who had weight-loss surgery were 40 percent less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke over five years, versus those on standard diabetes care, according to a new...
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Investigation Into Prominent Cardiologist’s Research Finds Fabricated Or Falsified Data In 31 Published Studies

Oct 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Dr. Piero Anversa popularized the idea of stem cell treatment for damaged hearts, prompting the formation of start-up companies to develop new treatments for heart attacks and stroke. Harvard has called for the studies to be retracted....
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Treating sleep apnea may improve stroke outcomes

Oct 06, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Treating a common sleep disorder immediately after a stroke or mini-stroke may improve patients' neurological symptoms and daily functioning, a small study suggests....
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We Need To Talk About Sexuality After Stroke

Oct 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Stroke survivors and their partners are not adequately supported to deal with changes to their relationships, self-identity, gender roles and intimacy following stroke, according to new research from the University of Sydney. Published in Clinical Rehabilitation, the qualitative study found that st......
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How Much He Sleeps May Affect His Stroke Risk

Oct 05, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: How Much He Sleeps May Affect His Stroke RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/4/2018 12:00:00...
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Even light exercise might lessen severity of a future stroke

Oct 05, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who regularly engage in light to moderate physical activity - like walking four hours a week or swimming two hours weekly - might have less severe strokes than individuals who aren't as active, a Swedish study suggests....
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How Much He Sleeps May Affect His Stroke Risk

Oct 05, 2018 , WebMD
Black men who slept less than six hours a night were less likely to have a stroke than average sleepers, while white men who slept nine or more hours had a higher risk of , researchers...
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The hidden dangers of testosterone replacement therapy you should know about

Oct 04, 2018 , CNBC Health
Testosterone replacement therapy is gaining wider use, but there are potential health risks. These include heart attack and stroke in men over 65 and infertility in young...
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Nearly half of women, third of men will develop dementia, stroke or Parkinson's

Oct 04, 2018 , CNN Health
Nearly half of women and a third of men over the age of 45 will develop Parkinson's, dementia or stroke during their lifetime, a new study says....
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Nearly half of women and a third of men will develop dementia, stroke or Parkinson's, study says

Oct 03, 2018 , CNN Health
Nearly half of women and a third of men over the age of 45 will develop Parkinson's, dementia or stroke during their lifetime, a new study says....
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'Yo-Yo' Cardio Readings May Signal Heart Risks

Oct 02, 2018 , WebMD
Because the study looked at data from the past, however, it can only show an association between variability in these readings and risk. It can't prove that variability is the cause of the heightened risk of heart attack, stroke or death, the study authors...
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Enhanced Rehab For Stroke Doubles Movement Recovery

Sep 28, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A novel therapy technique invented by researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas has been shown in a pilot study to double the rate of upper limb recovery in stroke patients, a leap forward in treating the nearly 800,000 Americans who suffer strokes each year. The results of the study, funded......
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Drugmaker touts major heart benefits of fish oil derivative, experts reserve judgment

Sep 26, 2018 , CNN Health
Irish pharmaceutical company Amarin sent a glowing announcement to investors Monday that its drug Vascepa, a purified fish oil derivative, was linked to a 25% reduced risk of major cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke....
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Increased use of anti-clotting drugs tied to fewer strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation

Sep 25, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More patients with heart rhythm problems that put them at high risk for stroke are taking daily pills to prevent clotting - and they're having fewer strokes as a result, a Swedish study suggests....
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Mediterranean Diet Especially Protective Against Stroke in Women?

Sep 22, 2018 , RxList
Greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with lower risk for stroke in a white UK population in a new large...
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Mediterranean Diet Protective Against Stroke

Sep 22, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Mediterranean Diet Especially Protective Against Stroke in...
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Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men

Sep 22, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women, But Not MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2018 12:00:00...
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Regular Bedtime Might Be Key to Better Health

Sep 22, 2018 , WebMD
A study of more than 1,900 older adults has found that those who didn't keep to a regular bedtime and wake time weighed more, had higher blood sugar, higher blood pressure and a higher risk of heart attack or stroke within 10...
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