Tag: Stroke

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…

Mediterranean diet may lower stroke risk in middle-aged women

London: Middle-aged women who follow a Mediterranean-style diet -- rich in fruits, vegetables, grains, potatoes, olive oil, seeds, fish, low…

Are sepsis patients at higher risk of stroke?

Washington: Patients with sepsis face higher risk of strokes and heart attacks in the first four weeks after hospital discharge,…

There is need to talk about sexuality after stroke: Study

Washington: A recent study has found that stroke survivors struggle to openly discuss sexuality, while health professionals rarely address the…

Stroke patients at 70% higher risk of dementia: Study

London: People who have suffered a stroke are 70 per cent more likely to develop dementia, a new study has…

Intake of low-carb diets can be unsafe: Study

LONDON: Consumption of low carbohydrate diets can be unsafe as it may increase the risk of premature death, a new…

As BMI increase, BP increase as well

NEW YORK: If you have a higher body mass index (BMI) then there are chances that you may have increased…

Moderate salt intake not as bad as earlier thought: Study

TORONTO: People with moderate or average salt intake need not reduce their sodium intake for prevention of heart disease and…

Eating radish may prevent heart disease, stroke: Study

Tokyo: Eating carrots, onions and broccoli are passe, the humble radish could be the newest heart-healthy vegetable, say researchers. The…

Exercising for over 90 minutes daily can worsen mental health: Lancet

New York:Engaging in exercises such as cycling, aerobics and gymming for more than three hours a day can worsen mental…

Over 150 genes linked to irregular heartbeat condition identified

New York: Scientists have used Big Data to identify more than 150 as-yet unknown genetic risk factors for atrial fibrillation,…

‘102 Not Out’: Centenarian survives stroke

Bengaluru : Doctors at a private hospital in Whitefield in Karnataka's Bengaluru have successfully treated a 102-year-old man, named Ramaswamy,…

Omega 3 supplements may not protect your heart: Study

London: Taking omega 3 through food or supplements is likely to have little or no effect on our risk of…

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart: study

Paris: Even if marriage is sometimes more a bed of nails than roses, living into old age with a partner…