Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

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2/3/2004
Vitamin Therapy Won't Stop Second Stroke

Lowering levels of amino acid in blood doesn't change outcome

1/27/2004
New Marker for Heart Trouble Found

Study ties it to inflammation in people with chest pain

1/22/2004
Keeping Third Heart Attack, Stroke at Bay

Anti-clotting drug more effective than aspirin in preventing recurrence

1/22/2004
New Clue to Why Younger Women Face Lower Stroke Risk

Study finds they tend to have less neck artery plaque than men

1/20/2004
Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Heart Disease

Study ties it to artery problems in younger, healthy men

1/16/2004
Time Matters With Pulmonary Embolisms

Quick action can save your life, experts say

1/15/2004
Cognitive Decline Appears in People at Stroke Risk

Reducing risk factors may help prevent brain attack and Alzheimer's

1/15/2004
DVT Risks Often Ignored

Study says few people receive preventive treatment for deep vein thrombosis

1/14/2004
New Ways to Catch Heart Defect

Studies outline better methods to detect and treat dangerous condition

1/7/2004
'Silent' Heart Arrhythmias More Common Than Thought

Researchers say anticoagulant therapy should be continued

12/31/2003
Heart Disease Remains Top Killer in U.S.

Group also marks milestones for 2003

12/24/2003
New Picture of Cell Death in Stroke

Finding could open way to better drug treatment

12/16/2003
Unfit Today, Heart Trouble Tomorrow

Young treadmill dropouts at much higher risk

12/16/2003
Metabolic Syndrome Players Deadly When Combined

Study says any of them is bad, but a mixture is worse

12/15/2003
Stroke May Boost Alzheimer's Risk

Finding could lead to future treatment for the disease

12/12/2003
New Risk for Heart Disease Found

Overweight people with smaller-sized apolipoprotein more likely to have heart disease

12/9/2003
Striking Back at Stroke

New campaign raises awareness about danger of atrial fibrillation

12/9/2003
Blood Molecule Tied to Hypertension Risk

C-reactive protein associated with yet another heart problem

12/4/2003
Moderate Drinking Shrinks Brain

Study also finds it has no protective effect on stroke

12/1/2003
Faster Brain Images Help Stroke Patients

New MRI technology improves diagnosis

11/24/2003
Hypertension, Inflammation a Deadly Combo

Stroke risk much higher in women with high CRP levels

11/20/2003
An Alternative to Warfarin

New drug may offer same stroke protection

11/19/2003
Potent AIDS Drugs Tied to Heart Disease

European study contradicts earlier findings

11/12/2003
New Drug Cuts Risk of Second Stroke, Heart Attack

Study finds anti-clotting medicine should be used for year after first attack

11/11/2003
Vitamin C May Ward Off Stroke

Study finds added benefit for smokers

11/6/2003
Ozone in Arteries Could be Danger Signal

Might serve as early warning of heart attack, study finds

11/4/2003
Heart Disease Starts in Childhood

Risk factors found in kids can predict problems in adulthood

10/29/2003
Halting Aspirin Therapy May Harm Heart Patients

Study finds high risk of serious cardiac problems

10/27/2003
Lowering Blood Pressure Harms Stroke Victims

Study says it leads to more brain damage

10/24/2003
More Than One Stent at a Time Safe After All

Multiple, simultaneous stenting of arteries poses no dangers, study says

10/24/2003
Treating Atrial Fibrillation a New Way

Closing left atrial pouch helps prevents strokes, study says

10/20/2003
Inflammation Molecules Signal Heart Risk

Role in medical practice not yet clear

10/20/2003
Dangerous Combo Could Lead to Stroke

Hormone therapy, high blood pressure may increase risk in postmenopausal women

10/14/2003
Public Awareness of Stroke Improves Care

A big campaign leads to better, faster treatment

10/10/2003
Improving the Odds for Stroke Survivors

Antidepressants may help reduce death rate, small study finds

10/9/2003
Recurrent Stroke Often Missed in Nursing Homes

Many residents not given clot-preventing treatment, study finds

10/9/2003
Study: Air Pollution Raises Stroke Risk

Two pollutants linked to increased hospital admissions

10/2/2003
Stroke-Dietary Fat Link Puzzles Researchers

Heart disease risk factor isn't one for brain attacks

9/24/2003
Genetics May Hold Key to Blood Pressure Treatment

Study to determine if genes influence medications' effects

9/24/2003
Aspirin Can Prevent 1st Heart Attack

New study underscores drug's ability to protect the heart

9/23/2003
Exercise Testing Warns Women of Heart Trouble

Poor performance more than triples death risk

9/22/2003
New Therapy Helps Stroke Patients

'Shaping' rehabilitation more effective than occupational therapy, study finds

9/18/2003
Treating Stroke Patients in Rural Areas

Web-based program helps those in outlying places

9/17/2003
Buying Time for Stroke Victims

New compound lengthens 'treatment window,' researchers say

9/16/2003
Angioplasty and Stenting Carry Small Stroke Risks

Cardiac procedures may dislodge particles that travel to brain, study says

9/12/2003
Stroke Patients Run Risk of Hidden Heart Disease

Researchers say they need to be checked even if they show no symptoms

9/10/2003
Blood-Thinning Therapy Cuts Stroke Risk

More warfarin is better in atrial fibrillation, study finds

9/8/2003
Cranberries Curb Stroke Damage

But laboratory findings a long way from clinical practice, experts say

9/5/2003
'Legs for Life' Sets Its Run

National cardiovascular screening program to be held at 300 hospitals and clinics

8/26/2003
Stroke Risk Eyed in Those With Bad Heart Rhythm

Tool helps doctors figure who should go on blood thinner