Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

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11/7/2002
Stroke Fighters

New drugs may help protect brain against attacks

11/6/2002
Inflammation Increases Chance of Stroke

New Swedish study tracked 6,000 men for almost 20 years

10/31/2002
ERs Can Prevent Emergencies, Too

It's a place to identify people at risk of stroke

10/25/2002
Women And Men Often Feel Strokes Differently

Females report more nontraditional signs, study says

10/25/2002
More Time to Give Clot-Busters a 'Double-Edged Sword'

Drugs may be given directly into artery, but doing so causes more brain bleeding

10/24/2002
Synthetic Protein Protects Rats from Stroke

New method may be tested on humans soon

10/24/2002
Children Aren't Immune to Strokes

New research finds they're more common than even doctors realize

10/3/2002
Pessimists Face Tough Recovery From Stroke

They're five times more likely to suffer depression after brain attack

10/3/2002
Blood Molecule Boosts Risk of Stroke, Alzheimer's

Study finds even moderate homocysteine levels raise odds

10/1/2002
Promising New Stroke Therapy

Synthetic antioxidant may help victims hours after a stroke

9/18/2002
Fainting May Betray a Faint Heart

Passing out raises risk of death, study says

9/10/2002
Acupuncture as Stroke Medicine?

Pilot study will look at whether it can treat weakness, paralysis

9/5/2002
Stroke Vaccine Passes Early Test

Animal study shows promising results

9/3/2002
8/27/2002
Vitamin Cocktail After Angioplasty Boosts Heart Health

Vitamins lower homocysteine levels in those getting artery-opening procedure

8/26/2002
Human Marrow Helps Rats Recover from Stroke

Show improvement two weeks after 'remodeling' transplant

8/7/2002
Botox Helps Stroke Victims

Injection relieves debilitating muscle spasticity

8/4/2002
Another Dimension in MRI Scanning

New technology provides three-dimensional images of soft tissues

8/2/2002
Dementia + Stroke a Potentially Fatal Combination

New research indicates dementia associated with a stroke can dramatically increase fatality risk

8/1/2002
Linoleic Acid Cuts Stroke Risk

But researchers warn it's not the popular 'conjugated' acid used as a supplement

7/30/2002
Take Warnings About Sleep Apnea to Heart

It boosts your chances of developing cardiovascular disease

7/17/2002
Heart Deaths Rise in Russia

Study: Most of world sees decline

7/12/2002
Weather Not Linked to Stroke

Canadian study finds no connection

7/12/2002
Stroke Help Better at Experienced Hospitals

Those that frequently treat bleeding strokes more likely to save you

7/11/2002
Women Warned About High Cholesterol

High levels increase stroke risk even in the young, study says

7/9/2002
Hormone Therapy Trial Halted

Part of national study cut short after health risks found to outweigh benefits

7/8/2002
Aspirin Can Save Lives After Stroke

Experts recommend giving two tablets within 48 hours

7/8/2002
Virulent Form of Ulcer Bug Tied to Stroke

H. pylori strain could cause artery-damaging inflammation

7/4/2002
Study Urges Downward Shift in 'Safe' Cholesterol Levels

Finds that statins help people with normal readings

6/25/2002
Combo Therapy Helps Cut High Blood Pressure

Drug study finds black patients benefited from switching to Lotrel

6/24/2002
Molecule Rewires Brain After Stroke

Rat study on inosine hold promise for people

6/18/2002
U.S. Stroke Rates Remain Constant

New educational CD aims to reduce incidents

6/9/2002
The Lowdown on Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

Figuring out which to use depends on what your needs are

6/6/2002
Gene Abnormality Increases Stroke Risk for Young Adults

Variation on one gene showed up in patients under 45

6/6/2002
Low Levels of Vitamin C a Risk Factor for Stroke

Men who are overweight or have hypertension have heightened risk, Finnish study finds

6/6/2002
Combo Therapy Offers Hope to Long-Term Stroke Patients

But improvements may not make functional difference

5/31/2002
Inert Gas Could Protect Damaged Nerve Cells

Researchers say xenon blocks substance that destroys cells

5/23/2002
Almost Half of Stroke Deaths Occur Outside Hospital

CDC urges people to know symptoms, get help fast

5/14/2002
Know the Signs of a Stroke

Lots of people don't

5/2/2002
Stroke Doesn't Strike Fear in People

Prevention, treatment education are goals of Stroke Awareness Month

5/2/2002
High Folic Acid Intake Cuts Stroke Risk

Study finds 20% reduction in people taking 300 micrograms daily

5/2/2002
Stroking Bone Health

Report suggests doctors overlook common complication of stroke -- osteoporosis

4/26/2002
So What If My Dad Had a Stroke?

Study finds no lifestyle changes in young adult family members

4/16/2002
Testosterone May Be Stroke Shield

But study finds no benefit in natural estrogen levels

4/9/2002
Stroke Victims' Mood Swings Could Be From Brain Lesions

Increased anger probably a physical, not emotional, result, South Korean study says

4/4/2002
Drug Implant Halts Stroke Complication

Medicinal pellets prevent postoperative spasm

3/28/2002
Antioxidants Seem to Help Heart-Transplant Patients

They appear to protect against artery damage

3/21/2002
Blood-Pressure Drug Thwarts Strokes, Too

It benefits people who don't have high blood pressure

3/10/2002
Clot-Busters Can Be Deadly for Elderly

Older heart attack patients more likely to die of strokes, research shows

3/1/2002
Drug May Protect Brain After Strokes

Study finds magnesium sulfate given on the scene helps victims