Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

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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

8/17/2003
Stroke and Heat Stroke: Big Difference

The two are not the same, experts say

8/10/2003
Getting the Jump on Stroke Diagnosis

Teaching lay people early signs of attack can make difference in care

8/7/2003
Could Antibiotics Prevent Stroke?

Study suggests so, but experts urge caution

7/31/2003
Could Your Smile Betray a Heart Risk?

Early study results find cardiovascular link to tooth loss

7/30/2003
Atrial Fibrillation Cases Filling Hospital Beds

Hospitalizations for heartbeat woes nearly tripled between 1985 and 1999, report says.

7/25/2003
Stroke: It's Not Just a Man's Problem

Women have different symptoms and the effects can be more disabling

7/21/2003
Boys, Blacks at Higher Risk of Childhood Stroke

Study finds 2.3 cases per 100,000 children

7/17/2003
A Hidden Sign of Stroke Danger

Scattered loss of white matter deep in brain increases risk, study finds

7/10/2003
New Treatment for Blood Clots

Study looks at attaching anti-clotting agent to red blood cells

7/3/2003
Bringing Back the Sense of Touch

Stimulation, drugs can help stroke victims improve fingertip sensitivity

6/26/2003
A Super Pill to Thwart Heart Attacks and Stroke?

Researchers contend it can be created

6/25/2003
Side-by-Side Heart Aids Win Approval

To prevent 2nd attack or 2nd stroke

6/24/2003
Long Plane Rides Raise Risk of Rare Stroke

Chances elevated in people with heart deformity

6/23/2003
Blood Protein Predicts Stroke Risk

Inflammation marker independently tied to attacks in elderly

6/19/2003
Stroke 'Belts' Tied to Long-Ago Malnutrition

Effects of deprivation in pregnancy felt to this day, study finds

6/19/2003
Stopping Brain Aneurysms Without Surgery

Procedure used to treat weaknesses in arterial walls

6/13/2003
Looking at Link Between Kidney Failure and Heart Disease

National study to examine possible connections

6/12/2003
Statins Slash Heart Disease Risk for Diabetics

Cholesterol-cutting drugs reduce dangers even in those with "normal" cholesterol

6/12/2003
Antioxidant Supplements Don't Protect the Heart

Vitamin E and beta carotene fail to fight cardiovascular disease, study finds

6/12/2003
Surgery to Prevent Stroke Worthwhile

Study finds carotid artery cleaning useful in people over 80 who face high risk

6/12/2003
Stroke Hits Women Later But Harder

Study suggests more aggressive preventive treatment needed

6/11/2003
A Better Way to Gauge High Blood Pressure

24-hour monitoring more accurate than office readings

6/11/2003
Can a Chinese Herb Help Dementia?

Small study says yes, but experts are wary

6/10/2003
MRI Spots Impending Stroke

Study finds scan helps detect dangerous plaque

6/10/2003
Vessel Condition Raises Stroke Risk

Researchers say finding won't lead to immediate changes

6/10/2003
Chinese Immigrants Can Reduce Stroke Risk

Changes in lifestyles can improve their odds, study finds

5/30/2003
Staving off a Second Stroke

Many survivors fail to take simple steps to prevent another attack

5/27/2003
Hormone Therapy Doubles Dementia Risk

Alzheimer's increases significantly in older women

5/27/2003
Two Clot Busters Boost Stroke Recovery

Second drug may help 20% who redevelop clots, finds initial study

5/22/2003
New Insights into Preventing Deadly Strokes

Subarachnoid hemorrhages often strike young and middle-aged adults

5/21/2003
Can a Capsule Reduce Damage From a High-Fat Meal?

Study finds possible benefits of pill containing fruit, vegetable concentrates

5/15/2003
Study Contends Secondhand Smoke Won't Kill You

But critics dismiss it as bad science paid for by tobacco industry

5/14/2003
More Americans at Risk of High Blood Pressure

New U.S. guidelines affect 45 million people

5/13/2003
Genetics Play Part in Hardening of Arteries

Common gene variant increases risk of cardiovascular disease

5/13/2003
North Americans Better at Controlling High Blood Pressure

More Europeans have condition, new study shows

5/12/2003
Chiropractic Tied to Rare Strokes

Study says practice can rupture arteries

5/12/2003
Watch for Signs of Mini-Strokes

Survey finds many people unaware of symptoms and risks

5/8/2003
Risky Stroke-Preventing Surgery Still Common

Study: Over 10% of carotid endarterectomies found inappropriate

5/7/2003
New Way to Detect Stroke

Diffusion-weighted MRI better than CT at diagnosing it

4/24/2003
Relative's Stroke Can Be a Warning

British study finds family history doubles your own risk

4/22/2003
A Promising Blood Pressure Trial Cut Short

Drug company mergers to blame, report says

4/10/2003
Catheters Put Some Heart Patients at Risk of Stroke

Those with aortic-valve stenosis fared better with non-invasive techniques

4/10/2003
Surprising Cocktail Treats Stroke

Caffeine-alcohol combo protects against brain damage

4/10/2003
Protein Inhibits Atherosclerosis

Discovery could lead to treatments for this potential killer

4/7/2003
Blood Marker Raises Stroke Risk in Healthy Men

Study finds more evidence C-reactive protein is a bad actor

4/3/2003
A Warning on Stopping Blood Thinners Before Surgery

Discontinuing their use can lead to stroke in some cases, new research says