Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

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3/2/2004
U.S. Halts Another HRT Trial

Estrogen-alone therapy increased stroke risk, had no effect on heart disease

2/27/2004
HRT Dangers Should Have Been Spotted Sooner

British researchers say many small studies pointed to problems before U.S. trial did

2/26/2004
A Sleeping Pill As a Stroke Aid?

French case suggests the unusual possibility

2/23/2004
Migraine Drugs Don't Cause Stroke, Heart Disease

British study finds no increased risk with triptan use

2/23/2004
Healthy Heart Habits May Keep 'Mini Strokes' at Bay

Proper diet and exercise might keep you sharper as you age

2/20/2004
The New ABCs of Cholesterol Health

The ApoB test is better way to gauge state of your arteries

2/19/2004
New Molecular Marker for Heart Disease Found

Protein linked to inflammation points to cardiovascular trouble

2/16/2004
Clogged Arteries Can Cause Mental Decline

Study finds higher risk of cognitive problems in elderly

2/10/2004
Inflammation Marker Linked to Eye Deterioration

C-reactive protein a risk factor for macular degeneration

2/9/2004
Depression Linked to Heart Disease in Older Women

It raises risk of cardiovascular problems by 50 percent

2/7/2004
Limiting the Damage of Stroke

Seven factors at stroke centers increased use of powerful drug, study says

2/7/2004
Strokes More Likely in Early Morning

Circadian rhythms play a role in the trend, study shows

2/6/2004
'Stroke Belt' Applies to Kids, Too

Even children living in southeastern U.S. face higher risk of brain attacks

2/6/2004
Cholesterol Drugs May Aid Stroke Patients

Those taking the medicines seem to suffer less cognitive impairment

2/6/2004
Genetic Condition Could Lead to Strokes During Pregnancy

Disorder includes headaches, cognitive decline and dementia

2/6/2004
Women More Susceptible to Stroke Than Men

High blood pressure is a major risk factor

2/6/2004
Metabolic Syndrome Ups Stroke Risk

Researchers suggest treating risk factors before it's too late

2/5/2004
Angioplasty an Option for Clogged Brain Arteries

Procedure prevents stroke in those who don't respond to medication

2/5/2004
Vampire Bat Saliva Holds Key to Stroke Treatment

Drug derived from it extends time window for limiting brain damage

2/5/2004
Quick Tests Can Assess Stroke Risk

Three simple, cheap tests could prevent brain attacks in seniors, study finds

2/5/2004
Cooling Helmets Could Cut Stroke Damage

Pioneering studies borrow method developed by NASA

2/5/2004
Blood-Diverting Catheter May Help Stroke Victims

New device that redirects flow shows promise in pilot study

2/5/2004
Stroke Therapy Gets a New Twist

Corkscrew-like device removes offending clot

2/4/2004
New Guidelines Show Women How to Avoid Heart Disease

Diet, exercise, screenings are key to thwarting this killer

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