Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

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2/3/2005
Mini-Strokes Need More Medical Attention

Fewer tests and treatments raise risks for full-blown stroke later, study says

2/2/2005
Stopping Aspirin Therapy Boosts Stroke Dangers

For stroke survivors, quitting aspirin triples risk

1/31/2005
More Evidence Links Vioxx to Heart Attacks

But large Canadian review finds no risk with Celebrex

1/27/2005
Early Surgery No Benefit for Brain Hemorrhage

Conservative medical treatment just as effective, study finds

1/24/2005
Study Blames Vioxx for Up to 140,000 Cases of Heart Disease

As many as 40 percent of cases may have been fatal, FDA scientist contends

1/24/2005
Fried Fish Raises Stroke Risk

Broiled or baked reduces it, study finds

1/21/2005
Heart Attack: Less Treatment May Be Better

Multi-country study finds long-term death rate higher for patients given 'invasive'procedures

1/20/2005
Magnetic Stimulation Alters Brain

Technique could one day be used for Parkinson's, stroke victims

1/19/2005
Plavix Not Best for Heart Patients With History of Ulcers

Can lead to stomach bleeding, although second study finds blood thinner generally safe

1/18/2005
Bextra Data Suggests All Cox-2 Drugs Pose Heart Risks

Painkiller linked to cardiovascular dangers in latest research

1/17/2005
Women May Be Treated Too Aggressively for Stroke

Their faster blood flow affects results of screening test, study suggests

1/13/2005
High Blood Pressure a Worldwide Problem

Big increase predicted in less developed countries

1/10/2005
Rural Stroke Patients Helped by Phone Support

Communication from urban stroke center doctors improves care, study finds

1/5/2005
C-Reactive Protein a Red Flag for Heart Trouble

It's as important as elevated cholesterol levels, studies find

1/4/2005
Study Unlikely to Change Use of Hypertension Drugs

Experts say diuretics safe enough, but alternatives do exist

1/3/2005
Protein Plays Key Role in Alcohol Abuse

Study finds it's the same one that dissolves blood clots

1/3/2005
Only Moderate Drinking Wards Off Stroke

A glass of red every other day is key, researchers report

12/30/2004
Mexican-Americans Have Higher Stroke Rates

Prevention programs should target specific groups, experts say

12/29/2004
Death From Stroke Linked to Lower Income

Blue-collar work, early retirement also associated with increased mortality

12/29/2004
Recognizing Movement in the Mind's Eye

Dancers' brains reveal the art of imitation, study suggests

12/20/2004
Home Blood Pressure Monitors Are Valuable Tools

They may better reflect daily hypertension readings, heart experts say

12/15/2004
More Evidence of Inflammation's Role in Heart Disease

Even infection can have inflammatory effect on blood vessels, research finds

12/14/2004
A Puzzling Blood Pressure Drug Finding

Supposed danger of calcium channel blockers requires further study, experts say

12/14/2004
Migraines Increase Stroke Risk

The chances of having a brain attack are doubled for those who have the headaches

12/13/2004
Anger Increases Stroke Risk, Study Claims

But other experts find fault with the conclusion

12/6/2004
Study: Celebrex Safer on Heart Than Vioxx

But another expert questions safety of entire class of drugs

11/30/2004
Depression Linked to Higher Risk of Stroke Death

'Silent strokes' may be behind the emotional turmoil

11/29/2004
Study Reveals How Brain Adapts After Stroke

'Cyberglove' experiments could improve rehabilitation

11/24/2004
Women's Stroke Risk Tied to Family History

Stroke in parent or sibling doubled the risk

11/23/2004
Obesity Raises Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat

More weight means more likelihood of atrial fibrillation

11/20/2004
Don't Delay When a Stroke Strikes

Get help at first sign of symptoms

11/20/2004
Joe Montana Leads Fight Against High Blood Pressure

Football great urges people to get checked for hypertension

11/19/2004
Ultrasound Could Help Limit Stroke Damage

An ER nurse's observation led to study of the possibility

11/11/2004
Two-Pronged Cholesterol Approach Works

Lifting 'good' lipids, lowering 'bad' cuts cardiovascular events

11/5/2004
Study Faults Popular Hypertension Drug

Atenolol doesn't prevent heart deaths, Swedish researchers say

10/28/2004
Obesity Linked to Higher Stroke Risk

Extra pounds in middle age double incidence, study says

10/20/2004
Tamoxifen Doesn't Increase Stroke Risk

But chemotherapy does in breast cancer patients, study finds

10/19/2004
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Better For Stroke Diagnosis

It detects problems missed by computerized tomography, study finds

10/11/2004
Tamoxifen Might Cause Slight Increase in Stroke Risk

Researchers stress finding should not panic breast cancer patients

10/7/2004
Brisk Walks Speed Stroke Recovery

Rehab patients see improve mobility, strength and balance, study finds

10/6/2004
Minimally Invasive Procedure Prevents Stroke

Stenting plus angioplasty works in high-risk patients

10/1/2004
Vioxx Users Can Find Safe Alternatives

Other drugs on the market offer arthritis relief, experts say

9/29/2004
Stem Cells Reduce Stroke Damage

Those derived from umbilical cord blood cut scope of attack by 40%, research finds

9/24/2004
Statins Expand Their Role in Protecting the Heart

They're now recommended for some people without obvious cholesterol problems

9/20/2004
Tight Glucose Control Needed for Diabetics

Analysis suggests ways to ward off heart disease

9/17/2004
Inflammatory Protein May Point to Vessel Blockage

Study says high levels seem to serve as early warning signal

9/16/2004
New Clue Explains Damage of Stroke

Researchers say high acidity leads to brain cell death

9/16/2004
Drug Cuts Stroke Risk During Bypass Surgery

Dangers reduced by 47 percent in these patients, study says

9/13/2004
Complications After Stroke Increase Death Risk

Brain swelling, pneumonia particularly dangerous, study finds

9/10/2004
Stroke Steals One Woman's Dreams

It apparently damaged area of brain involved in dreaming