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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Heart stroke


The challenge of caring for a stroke patient

July 11, 2019 1:19 pm

Ted Baxter’s book “Relentless: How a Massive Stroke Changed My Life for the Better,” describes the experience, including his wife’s loving involvement in his care.

Antibiotic use may up heart attack, stroke risk in women

April 27, 2019 9:59 am

The possible reason why antibiotic use is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease is because antibiotics alter the balance of the micro-environment in the gut, researchers said.

How to tell if you have high blood pressure or low blood pressure

April 26, 2019 2:01 pm

High blood pressure often has no symptoms. If left untreated, it can cause health conditions such as heart disease and stroke.

Scientists spur some activity in slaughtered pigs' brains — research might lead to new therapies for stroke

April 17, 2019 11:09 pm

Such research might lead to new therapies for stroke and other conditions, as well as provide a new way to study the brain and how drugs work in it, researchers said. They said they had no current plans to try their technique on human brains.

Moderate drinking increases stroke risk, says study

April 05, 2019 12:49 pm

For the purpose of the study, one drink drink was defined either as a small glass of wine, a single measure of spirits or a bottle of beer. David Spiegelhalter, professor at the University of Cambridge, stated that for every half a bottle of wine drunk every day, the total risk of stroke increases by 38 per cent.

Obese or not, people who have belly fat are at a higher risk of stroke, heart attack: Study

December 19, 2018 4:45 pm

Talking about the abnormal distribution of fat in the body, as in the case of belly fat, the study states, "belly fat is bad for the heart, even in people who are not otherwise overweight or obese."

Timely recognition of symptoms can prevent stroke, say doctors

October 30, 2017 5:38 am

World Stroke Day is observed on October 29 every year. This year’s theme is “What is your reason for preventing stroke?”

Anxiety linked to higher risk of stroke

December 20, 2013 4:08 pm

Anxiety disorders are one of the most prevalent mental health problems.

Exercising regularly can prevent dementia

December 10, 2013 1:22 pm

No. of people living with dementia worldwide is set to treble and reach 135 million by 2050.

Flu shot halves risk of stroke in heart patients

October 23, 2013 1:12 pm

Study reviewed six clinical trials on heart health in people who received the flu vaccine.