Heart / Stroke-Related: Stroke

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9/5/2017
There May Be a Big Medical Upside to Being Short

The taller you are, the higher your odds for blood clots in your veins, research suggests

9/5/2017
Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans?

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend

8/31/2017
Calcium in Arteries May Best Predict Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Factors such as cholesterol and blood pressure might be less of a concern, study contends

8/30/2017
Sleepless Nights Do No Favors for Your Heart

Study ties insomnia to heightened odds for heart disease, stroke

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