Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022



COVID-19 may increase risk of stroke in children: Study

November 24, 2022 11:04 am

The research, published this week in the journal Pediatric Neurology, reviewed medical charts and diagnosis codes to identify 16 hospital patients who had an ischemic stroke between March 2020 and June 2021

Actor Aindrila Sharma 'critical' after suffering multiple cardiac arrests following intracranial haemorrhage; is there a link?

November 17, 2022 2:56 pm

In severe cases of intracranial hemorrhage or ICH, patient may become unconscious and require mechanical ventilator for breathing support

Woman shows symptoms of ‘Beauty Parlour Stroke Syndrome’ after a hair wash at salon; know more

November 02, 2022 9:07 am

Hyderabad-based neurologist Dr Sudhir Kumar told that in 10-20 per cent people, one side of the artery may be thin which can lead to stroke when the other (thick-side's artery) is kinked or gets compressed with any kind of hyperextension of the neck

How to understand the signs and symptoms of stroke

October 29, 2022 4:15 pm

Being stroke-ready is nothing but knowing when and where to seek help, without wasting a minute. That’s because brain cells die at the rate of about 4 million neurons a minute, says Dr Pradyumna Oak, Director & Head – Neurology, Nanavati Max Super Specialty Hospital, Mumbai. A World Stroke Day special.

World Stroke Day 2022: Know everything from risk factors to improving strength after stroke

October 29, 2022 10:20 am

This year's World Stroke Day theme #precioustime revolves around the importance of timely medical care and why every second matters when a patient has a stroke

Understanding the link between air pollution and increased risk of stroke, death

October 13, 2022 12:59 pm

Quoting the Journal of the American Heart Association, Dr Amit Shrivastava, senior Consultant - Neurology, said that increase in air pollution is considered to account for 14 per cent of all stroke-related fatalities

TV anchor experiences 'beginnings of a stroke' on live TV; some early symptoms to look out for

September 08, 2022 4:48 pm

"At this point, doctors think I had the beginnings of a stroke, but not a full stroke," she revealed later

Are frequent naps linked to increased blood pressure, stroke risk?

July 28, 2022 1:39 pm

"After the age of 60, usual napping was associated with 10 per cent higher risk of high blood pressure compared to those who reported never napping,” according to a recently released study

Women are at greater risk of stroke, the more miscarriages or stillbirths they've had

June 27, 2022 11:31 am

The women were aged between 32 and 73 when they were first enrolled in the studies and were followed up for an average of 11 years.

Why you mustn't ignore symptoms like dizziness, loss of balance, numbness in one side of the body

June 06, 2022 4:58 pm

Symptoms can last a lifetime. Long-term effects may include pneumonia and the inability to regulate one’s bladder, said Dr Nitin Dange