Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

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4/3/2003
A Stiff Aorta Is a Stroke Risk

Lack of flexibility can spell trouble, study says

4/3/2003
Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs Don't Do it All

These heart meds don't offer much protection against stroke, study finds

4/2/2003
Cholesterol Drugs Help Those with Normal Cholesterol

Statins cut heart risk in those with high blood pressure

4/1/2003
Brain Can Regroup After Injury

It can reorganize functions to regain normal motor function, study finds

3/28/2003
Smoking Ups Stroke Risk

Men who light up increase chances of hemorrhagic stroke, study finds

3/26/2003
'Silent' Strokes Linked to Dementia

Danish study finds symptomless attacks double risk

3/24/2003
Blood Vessel Damage in Eyes More Common in Blacks

May explain higher risk of stroke among black Americans, researchers say

3/19/2003
Aspirin Resistance Increases Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

Problems seen in those in whom aspirin doesn't block key chemical

3/13/2003
Stress Out, Stroke Out

High levels of stress can lead to fatal attacks, Danish study finds

3/7/2003
Women Should Cut Heart Disease Risks Before Menopause

The longer they wait, the greater the threat

3/7/2003
Do Short Thighs Boost Diabetes Risk?

Study links upper leg length and glucose intolerance in women

3/4/2003
Beating Odds of Heart Disease, Stroke in Diabetics

Major study to test best ways to lower risk

3/3/2003
Stroke Risk Strongest at Dawn

Elderly whose blood pressure spikes in the morning face greater chance of attack

2/20/2003
Stroke Hits Blacks, Southerners Hardest

New atlas of brain attacks aims to help prevent them

2/20/2003
Natural Anti-Inflammatory Limits Stroke Damage

Stroke victims with high levels of interleukin-10 fare better after attack

2/20/2003
Homocysteine Hikes Stroke Risk

High levels of amino acid in those with heart disease carries additional danger

2/19/2003
Surgery on Awake Patients May Cut Stroke Risk

Can report problems during a brain angioplasty

2/17/2003
Blood-Thinning Drug Cuts Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Clopidrogrel, when coupled with aspirin, can prevent subsequent heart problems

2/17/2003
New Stroke Buster

Drug may increase time window for treating victims

2/14/2003
Study: Baby, Coated Aspirin Don't Thin Blood as Well

Finds adult uncoated doses could be better at preventing stroke

2/14/2003
Helping Stroke Patients Breathe Easier

Devices clear lungs of recovering victims

2/14/2003
HRT Linked to Increased Stroke Risk

Estrogen-progestin combination appears to increase most women's risk, study concludes

2/14/2003
The Economics of Stroke

People in poor neighborhoods face higher risk

2/13/2003
Spot a Stroke in 60 Seconds

Researchers say quick diagnosis by bystanders could save lives

2/6/2003
Yo-Yo Dieting Tugs on Your Heart's Strings

Repeated rounds of weight gain and loss can lead to coronary damage

2/6/2003
Venting May Protect a Man's Heart

Letting it out once in awhile reduces risk of stroke and heart attack

2/4/2003
Moderate Drinking Can Keep Stroke at Bay

But too much alcohol dramatically boosts your risk, study finds

1/29/2003
Managing Type II Diabetes Sharply Cuts Heart Risk

Halves chances of heart attack or stroke, study says

1/21/2003
Infants and Stroke: A Very Real Concern

They're as common in newborns as they are in the elderly

1/20/2003
Doctors Urged to Watch Diabetics' Legs

Study says treatment can cut heart attack and stroke risk

1/16/2003
Strokes Can Strike at Balance

That can make dressing dangerous for stroke survivors, study finds

1/16/2003
Heart, Stroke Risk Starts Early in Type I Diabetics

Study finds odds much higher than had been thought

1/14/2003
Many Still in Dark About Stroke

Study finds 30% don't know symptoms or risk factors

1/13/2003
Blacks Don't Treat Stroke Risk Factors

Study finds problem even among those who have had a stroke

1/10/2003
Viagra May Be Linked to Clotting

Study finds impotence drug causes platelet clumping

1/9/2003
Paging Dr. Dracula

Vampire bat saliva treats stroke in mice, study says

1/6/2003
Fish Keeps Arteries Fit

It's rich in amino acid that boosts blood flow

12/20/2002
Study: Stem Cells Could Bypass Ethical Quagmire

Researchers harvest, reprogram cells from patients

12/12/2002
Study Confirms Benefits of Lower Blood Pressure

Drops prevent cardiovascular problems even for those in normal range

12/12/2002
Periodontal Disease Linked to Stroke

Fewer teeth, higher risk, study finds

12/12/2002
Warning Signs of Stroke

Quick treatment is essential

12/9/2002
Male Obesity More Risky Than Thought

But losing weight through dieting is not

12/4/2002
Bypass Bests Angioplasty for Some With Blocked Artery

Heart attack, stroke less likely in bypass group, study finds

11/30/2002
The Lowdown on High Cholesterol Counts

New heart association program aims to tame this health threat

11/22/2002
Statins Found Safe, Effective for Elderly

Study says they lower risk of heart disease and death

11/21/2002
Study: Folic Acid Can Protect the Heart

Researcher boldly says it'll lower homocysteine levels

11/21/2002
Type A Types: The Real Heartbreakers

Aggressive people at risk of high blood pressure

11/21/2002
Migraine Type Affects Women's Stroke Risk

Those with aura boost odds

11/20/2002
Aggressive Treatment Urged for 'Mini-Strokes'

Experts say most are actually full-fledged strokes

11/19/2002
Controlling Hypertension Doesn't Help Kidney Function

But study finds it can save lives anyway