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Monday, October 26, 2020



When Every Minute Counts

October 25, 2020 6:21 pm

India needs a policy for a complete diagnosis and management of stroke.

Fashion designer Sharbari Dutta suffers stroke, dies at 63 in Kolkata

September 19, 2020 8:56 am

Singers Parama Banerjee and Ujjaini Mukherjee, actors Srabonty Chatterjee, Rukmini Moitra and Pujarini Ghosh, theatre personality-director Debesh Chatterjee expressed grief and shock on social media

Fruits, vegetables, eggs linked to risk of different stroke types: Study

February 25, 2020 9:28 am

The study reported that while higher intakes of fruit, vegetables, fibre, milk, cheese, or yoghurt were each linked to a lower risk of ischaemic stroke, there was no significant association with a lower risk of haemorrhagic stroke.

Optimism may lower stroke severity, inflammation: Study

February 14, 2020 5:23 pm

Optimism has been associated with lower inflammation levels and improved health outcomes among people with medical conditions, the researchers said.

Over nine hours of night sleep, long noon naps raise stroke risk by 85 per cent: Study

December 12, 2019 5:22 pm

The study, published in the journal Neurology, noted that eight per cent of the people took noon naps lasting more than 90 minutes, and 24 percent said they slept nine or more hours per night.

Air pollution in India linked to heart attack, stroke: Study

November 10, 2019 2:13 pm

Previous studies indicate that inflammation and atherosclerosis are most likely responsible for the association between long-term exposure to air pollution and cardiovascular disease and mortality.

World Stroke Day 2019: Stroke risk may be higher in youth owing to sedentary lifestyle

October 29, 2019 11:19 am

World Health Organization says that stroke is the second biggest factor responsible for mortality, and its increase across the world, especially in India, is alarming, more so among the younger generations

Suffering from insomnia? You may have an increased risk of heart failure

August 20, 2019 1:25 pm

Researchers found genetic variants for insomnia were associated with significantly higher odds of coronary artery disease, heart failure and ischemic stroke – particularly large artery stroke.

Air pollution linked to heart disease, stroke risk: Study

June 25, 2019 2:31 pm

Researchers from Lithuanian University of Health Sciences investigated the link between a long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and residential distance to green spaces and major roads with the development of hypertension and some components of metabolic syndrome.

Longer work hours may raise stroke risk, says study

June 22, 2019 10:30 am

The participants working long hours had a 29 per cent greater risk of stroke, and those working long hours for 10 years or more had a 45 per cent greater risk of stroke.