Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

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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

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