Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

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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

11/15/2002
Many Causes Can Be Behind Kids' Strokes

They include chickenpox and anemia, British study contends

11/14/2002
Extra Pounds Increase Stroke Risk

Obese women have thicker carotid artery walls, study finds

11/11/2002
Medical Errors May Cause Significant Number of Heart Attacks

American Heart Association calls for procedure changes

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