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Strokes - 158 News Result(s)
  • Ignoring a Minor Stroke Ups Risk for More Strokes Soon After
    Ignoring a Minor Stroke Ups Risk for More Strokes Soon After

    Recognizing that many people do not know the symptoms of stroke, the UK launched a public awareness campaign using the acronym FAST.

  • Heat Stroke Symptoms & Immediate Treatment: Is the Sun Making You Feel Uneasy?
    Heat Stroke Symptoms & Immediate Treatment: Is the Sun Making You Feel Uneasy?

    A common phenomenon experienced on a hot sultry weather is a heat stroke. It is therefore essential we are aware of the symptoms of a heat stroke and how to provide the best care to ...

  • Coming Soon: A Robotic Device To Help Stroke Patients Restore Movement
    Coming Soon: A Robotic Device To Help Stroke Patients Restore Movement

    A team of researchers from the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have developed a new robotic device that can provide movement therapy to stroke patients and help recover mobility.

  • Aspirin May Cause Serious Bleeding in Older Stroke Patients
    Aspirin May Cause Serious Bleeding in Older Stroke Patients

    A new study warns that regular consumption of aspirin may put you at the risk of major gastrointestinal bleeding, especially in the case of older stroke patients.

  • Female Pet Owners May Be Less Likely to Die of Stroke
    Female Pet Owners May Be Less Likely to Die of Stroke

    U.S. women over age 50 and generally healthy were less likely to die of cardiovascular events like stroke if they had a cat or dog, the researchers found.

  • Hypertension Biggest Global Risk Factor for Stroke: Study
    Hypertension Biggest Global Risk Factor for Stroke: Study

    Hypertension is the single major risk factor for stroke, which is a highly preventable medical condition globally, irrespective of age and sex, reveals a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

  • Can Sleep Disorders Increase the Risk of Stroke?
    Can Sleep Disorders Increase the Risk of Stroke?

    People with sleep disorders like insomnia and sleep apnea are more likely to have a stroke or recovery problems after having one than those who get sound sleep, says a study.

  • Anemia Tied to Worse Survival Odds After Stroke
    Anemia Tied to Worse Survival Odds After Stroke

    Some older adults with anemia may fare worse after a stroke, a study suggests, although the reason and the right treatment are still unclear.

  • Most Fatal Type of Stroke Declining Along With Smoking Rates
    Most Fatal Type of Stroke Declining Along With Smoking Rates

    The type of brain bleeding that causes the most lethal kind of stroke has declined substantially since 1998, possibly as a result of falling smoking rates, according to researchers in Finland.

  • Younger Pregnant Women More Prone to Strokes: Study
    Younger Pregnant Women More Prone to Strokes: Study

    According to a study, pregnancy in young women may increase the risk of stroke as compared to their older counterparts of childbearing age.

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