Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

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8/29/2017
Diet Study Suggests It's Carbs, Not Fats, That Are Bad for You

But don't give up on fruits, vegetables and legumes -- they're still good for you

8/28/2017
Drug May Fight Heart Disease in Whole New Way

Study of injected medication suggests reductions in inflammation could be treatment target

8/28/2017
Undiagnosed Heart Condition 'AFib' May Be Common, Study Suggests

Continuous long-term monitoring led to diagnosis in 1 out of 3 high-risk adults

8/24/2017
Meth Abuse Could Up Stroke Risk in Younger Users

Most of these strokes involve bleeding into the brain: study

8/23/2017
More Support for Tight Blood Pressure Control

Aggressive treatment seemed well-tolerated and worth greater expense, studies found

8/15/2017
Heart Risks May Rise After Cancer Diagnosis

Study found heightened odds for dangerous clots that travel throughout body

8/10/2017
Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat

And, the worse the kidney problems, the greater the odds of the heart condition, researchers say

8/10/2017
Stroke Risk and Gender

Stroke rates are declining significantly in men, but not in women, study finds

8/9/2017
Stroke Rates Drop for U.S. Men, But Not Women

Explanations for the disparity aren't clear

8/8/2017
Heart Health Ignored by Many With Type 2 Diabetes

New evidence review reconfirms patient guidelines

8/2/2017
10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors

New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs

8/2/2017
Less Than Half of U.S. Stroke Patients Get Rx for Statins

Country-wide comparison finds geography, age and gender affect who gets cholesterol-lowering meds

8/2/2017
Stopping Statins After Stroke May Raise Risk of Another

Large study serves as warning for stroke survivors who are prescribed cholesterol-lowering meds

7/31/2017
Moving From 'Stroke Belt' Doesn't Undo Higher Dementia Risk

Study found odds for mental decline still higher for those born in certain southeastern U.S. states

7/25/2017
Is the 'Anti-Statin' Trend Threatening Lives?

Internet-fueled movement has heart experts concerned about potential consequences

7/24/2017
One Stroke Raises Risk for Another, Even Years Later: Study

Ongoing care is essential to prevent recurrence, experts say

7/19/2017
Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s?

Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, study says

7/19/2017
'Smart' Robot Technology Could Give Stroke Rehab a Boost

State-of-the-art harness shows promise in early trials

7/18/2017
More Evidence That Midlife Weight Gain Harms Your Health

Risk of diabetes, heart disease rises when waistlines widen slowly, study finds

7/17/2017
Not All Plant Foods Are Equal

Analysis found that only healthy fruits, vegetables and grains guarded against heart disease

7/14/2017
Working Too Much Might Tip Heart Into Irregular Rhythm

Study shows a link between on-the-job hours and atrial fibrillation, but couldn't prove cause-and-effect

7/11/2017
Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say

Influential panel urges doctors to talk to low-risk adults about lifestyle

7/11/2017
CPAP Mask Not a Prescription for Heart Troubles

Device helped with sleep apnea, but didn't cut deaths from cardiovascular causes, study finds

7/11/2017
Viagra Might Make for a Safer, More Effective Stent

In animal study, coating the artery-opening devices with the drug kept vessels clear longer

7/5/2017
'Simple 7' Steps Can Help Improve Blood Pressure in Blacks

Adherence to the American Heart Association guidelines may help prevent stroke, study finds

7/5/2017
Is Shingles Tied to Heart, Stroke Risk?

More research is needed, but doctors should warn patients, researchers say

6/28/2017
Heavy Teens May Be Setting Themselves Up for a Stroke

But kids who lose weight by age 20 can cut their chances, study suggests

6/26/2017
Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart Disease

Researcher now probing whether more severe cases of the skin disorder increase odds of heart problems

6/26/2017
Early Care by Cardiologist May Lower Stroke Risk for A-Fib Patients

They're likelier to prescribe blood thinners than primary care doctors, study finds

6/22/2017
Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease

It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

6/22/2017
Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

6/22/2017
Big Gap in Cancer Deaths Between Rich, Poor Countries

Poorer nations need greater access to effective health care and prevention programs, researchers say

6/21/2017
Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke

International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

6/20/2017
Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice

Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings

6/15/2017
Horse Therapy Could Rein In Stroke's Damage Years Later

Study found animal's movement improved gait, balance for survivors

6/14/2017
Home Blood Pressure Monitors Wrong 7 of 10 Times: Study

Checking your device against ones used at your doctor's office may be advised, experts say

6/14/2017
Nighttime Airport Noise May Raise Heart Risks

More research needed to confirm that exposure to aircraft noise is the cause of health issues

6/12/2017
Patient's Education Level May Be Key to Heart Risk

As the number of diplomas rose, odds of cardiovascular issues declined, study found

6/8/2017
It's Snakes to the Rescue for Heart Patients

Venom from one slithery serpent might be source of a better blood thinner, early research suggests

6/7/2017
6/5/2017
Moving Toward a Better Blood Pressure Pill

Combining low doses of multiple drugs might work for some, study finds

6/5/2017
Cirrhosis Could Raise Stroke Risk

Average yearly rate of the attacks doubled in people with the liver disease, study found

5/30/2017
Meth Addicts' Hearts May Improve If They Quit

Only those who stopped using the drug reaped cardiac benefits, researchers say

5/25/2017
Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

5/25/2017
Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care

Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients

5/24/2017
Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers

Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests

5/24/2017
Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat?

13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat

5/17/2017
Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist

They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

5/17/2017
Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide

Low-cost, effective treatment programs are needed, researcher says

5/17/2017
'Healthy Obese' May Be a Myth

Higher risk for heart problems detected in new study