Tag: Stroke

High testosterone levels can raise heart failure risk in men

New York: Men with genetic predisposition to high testosterone levels could be at increased risk of developing blood clots and…

Overweight people have better chances of survival from stroke: Study

New York: While obesity has known to be a key risk factor in many diseases, a new study suggests having…

New technique to measure blood clot developed

London: Scientists have developed a new technique that allows them to measure blood clotting as well as the formation of…

Women more likely to have poorer outcomes following aortic surgery

Washington: A new study now finds that women fare worse than men following aortic heart surgery. The research saw women…

Mid-life chronic inflammation linked to cognitive decline: Study

New York: People who have chronic inflammation in middle-age may develop cognitive problems in the decades leading up to old…

Being absentminded can predict your risk of silent stroke

Toronto:Do you frequently lose train of thought or often become sidetracked? It may in fact be a sign of a…

Women twice as likely to suffer from severe depression after stroke: Study

Washington: A new study, published Tuesday in the European Journal of Neurology has found that women are twice as likely…

Loss of muscle, weight linked with disability after stroke: Study

Washington: The loss of muscle and body weight can be associated with disability following a stroke, according to a recent…

High-fibre diet lowers risk of death, non-communicable diseases: Lancet

Wellington: Eating up to 30 grams of naturally-occurring dietary fibre -- such as whole grains, pulses, vegetables and fruits --…

Stroke, cardiac arrests, lead to loss of work, reduced income

Washington: A new study now finds that people who have experienced a heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest are significantly…

Heart attack, stroke may predict cancer risk

New York: Heart attack or stroke may be an early sign of cancers, especially in older adults, say researchers. The…

Mediterranean diet can boost effect of statins

Washington: A recent study has found that statins - a class of drugs often prescribed by doctors to help lower…

Excess or poor sleep linked to heart disease, death

Toronto: Do you sleep too much or do you not get sufficient sleep? If so, there is bad news. The…

Migraines that affect vision may increase irregular heartbeat risk

New York: People who experience migraine with visual aura may have an increased risk of irregular heartbeat, and as a…

Weightlifting less than an hour a week may cut stroke risk

New York: Indulging in weightlifting for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack…

Adhering to healthy lifestyle may cut stroke risk

Washington: Turns out, people at high genetic risk of stroke can still reduce their chances of having a stroke by…

Your income may impact your stroke level

Washington: Ever wondered why are low-and-middle-income countries so hard hit by a stroke and what can be done about it?…

Marijuana use may lead to higher risk of stroke

Washington: A recent study found that a wide range of both IV thrombolysis (IVT) and mechanical thrombectomy (MT) rates in…

Irregular BP, sugar readings may up heart attacks, stroke risks

Seoul: People with fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels are more likely to be at a…

Half of women at risk of dementia, Parkinson’s, stroke

PARIS: Nearly half of the women and one in three men are at risk of developing stroke or degenerative neurological…