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How Much He Sleeps May Affect His Stroke Risk

WebMD-4 hours ago

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Getting too little or too much sleep can affect strokerisk, depending on a man's race, researchers say.


Hospitals Using Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Program Offer Better ...

Neurology Advisor-8 hours ago

Hospitals participating in the Get With the Guidelines-Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) program, an American Heart Association/American Stroke ...


Amount men sleep may affect risk for stroke, study says hours ago

THURSDAY, Oct. 4, 2018 -- Getting too little or too much sleep can affect stroke risk, depending on a man's race, researchers say.


MedPage Today

Sleeping too much or too little may affect stroke risk differently based ...

EurekAlert (press release)-Oct 3, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS - How many hours people sleep at night may affect their risk of stroke differently based on race, according to a study published ...

Racial Difference Seen in Men's Sleep-Stroke Relationship
MedPage Today-Oct 3, 2018

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Molecule studies reveal potential treatment for stroke patients

Science Daily-Oct 2, 2018

Two of these domains, called PDZ-1 and PDZ-2, have been shown to influence symptoms associated with ischemic stroke, such as paralysis or ...


Smart Health: Stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer, is ...

User-generated content (press release)-16 hours ago

St. Elizabeth Healthcare. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in five women in the United States will have a stroke in her lifetime.

Even light exercise might lessen severity of a future stroke

WSAU News-20 minutes ago

Researchers examined data on 925 patients who were treated for strokes at Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, between ...


Diet Change could Mitigate Increased Stroke Risk

Technology Networks-12 hours ago

The study is funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke(NINDS), a part of the National Institutes of Health.


Philanthropist Shidler sidelined by stroke

Honolulu Star-Advertiser-10 hours ago

Hawaii philanthropist and businessman Jay Shidler has stepped aside from leading the local real estate investment firm he founded after ...


Smartphone with a finger crawls across the table to stroke your wrist

New Scientist-7 hours ago

What if smartphones had a robotic limb? Many inventions start with a question that nobody else had ever thought to ask. Few of them end up ...


Yo-yo dieting increases risk of heart attack and stroke, finds study hours ago

In the study, sudden changes in metabolic health parameters were associated with a raised risk of heart attacks, strokes and even early deaths.


At the Bench-Stroke Recovery: Researchers Uncover Molecular ...

LWW Journals-4 hours ago

Some mice that have the same stroke injury recover better than others, a finding that led scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine to ...


Stroke patient's smile restored after pioneering surgery

Fox News-Oct 3, 2018

A grandmother who "looked like a monster" after suffering a stroke has smiled for the first time in years thanks to pioneering surgery to move the ...


Association between ambient air pollution and daily hospital ...

PLoS Blogs (blog)-2 hours ago

Evidence of the short-term effects of ambient air pollution on the risk of ischemic stroke in low- and middle-income countries is limited and ...


For Your Patients-Neonatal Stroke: The Factors That Lead to Positive ...

LWW Journals-4 hours ago

Researchers reported that some neonates with perinatal arterial ischemic strokeshave positive outcomes, depending on the stroke site, ...


PSD-95 molecule reveal potential treatment for stroke patients

Drug Target Review-Oct 3, 2018

A novel hybrid approach has revealed a 3D structure of a protein fragment that could serve as a drug target in treating stroke patients.


Half of women will develop dementia, stroke or Parkinson's disease ... hours ago

The global costs of dementia, stroke and Parkinson's disease -- among the leading causes of death -- are thought to amount to more than 2 ...

The Lifetime Risk Of Stroke And Dementia Is Shockingly High, New ...
IFLScience-Oct 3, 2018

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Repeatedly losing and gaining weight may increase your risk of heart ...

INSIDER-Oct 2, 2018

A study published Monday in the journal Circulation suggests that fluctuations in weight and other health metrics could raise your risk for heart attack, stroke, and ...

Study: Yo-yo dieting can lead to heart attack, stroke
WPVI-TV-Oct 3, 2018

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New study underway to find best treatment for wake-up stroke patients

British Heart Foundation-9 hours ago

We have funded a new clinical study that could improve outcomes for people who have a stroke in their sleep. Researchers at the University of ...


Heart & Stroke Walk

WXII The Triad-3 hours ago

Dr. Maureen Sheehan with WFBMC joined us on our set today to discuss the upcoming Heart & Stroke Walk and ways we can maintain a ...


Remarkable Recovery: Franklin Central grad celebrates 10 years ...

WTHR-Oct 3, 2018

It was at another celebration a decade ago, where a stroke nearly took Melissa's life: graduation day 2008 at Franklin Central High School.


Dementia, Parkinson's and Stroke Risk: Half of Women and a Third of ...

Newsweek-Oct 2, 2018

Half of women and a third of men are at risk of developing dementia, Parkinson's disease or stroke, according to scientists. Dutch researchers ...

Half of women 'will develop dementia or Parkinson's or have a stroke'
The Guardian-Oct 1, 2018

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Parkersburg man hopes his story of surviving a stroke will help others

The News Center-21 hours ago

He admits he ignored warning signs like severe pain he had in his left arm months prior to the stroke. He says paying attention to those signs ...

Enhanced rehab for stroke doubles movement recovery

Science Daily-Sep 27, 2018

"Stroke is too common and too debilitating for us to tolerate the status quo," Wigginton said. "Patients need a real solution so they can get back ...


Vagus Nerve Stimulator Doubles Movement Recovery in Stroke Patients

Medgadget (blog)-Oct 3, 2018

A staggering 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year. In many cases, this can lead to life-changing impairments in motor function. “Stroke ...


Loretta Lynn Says Music Kept Her Focused on Recovering From Her ...

The Boot-Oct 2, 2018

After suffering a stroke in May of 2017, Lynn was well on her way down the road to recovery when she suffered a fall at her home on New ...


YOUR HEALTH: Have doctors found a better way to prevent clots and ... hours ago

STROKE AND BLOOD CLOTS: When it comes to treating AFib there are two primary treatment goals: 1) Reducing the risk of blood clots and ...


Changes to rural stroke treatment saving lives

Newshub-12 minutes ago

A new streamlined process can save 90 minutes and 180 million brain cells per stroke patient. The initiative gives patients living in rural areas ...


UT Dallas' Enhanced Rehab for Stroke Doubles Movement Recovery

University of Texas at Dallas (press release)-Sep 27, 2018

UT Dallas' Enhanced Rehab for Stroke Doubles Movement Recovery ... limb recovery in stroke patients, a leap forward in treating the nearly ...


Loretta Lynn on Her Grueling Recovery From Stroke and Fractured ...

Taste of Country-Oct 1, 2018

Loretta Lynn's road to recovery after she suffered a stroke in May 2017 — then broke her hip in January 2018 — has been long and difficult.


Obamacare keeps more young stroke survivors on their meds

Futurity: Research News-Sep 11, 2018

More young stroke survivors can afford their medication thanks to the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to new research. Much of ...



Easing Sleep Apnea May Be Key to Stroke Recovery

WebMD-Sep 20, 2018

20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea is a known risk factor for stroke, and new research suggests that curbing the condition might also ...

Sleep Apnea Treatment Tied to Improved Stroke Outcomes
Medscape-Sep 20, 2018

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How Much You Sleep Affects Your Stroke Risk

Newsmax-24 minutes ago

Getting too little or too much sleep can affect stroke risk, depending on a man's race, researchers say. "These results suggest that short and ...


How to recognize stroke in kids

WNDU-TV-Sep 10, 2018

Although most strokes are limited to older individuals, it's the sixth leading cause of death in children. When 15-year-old John Beveridge ...

Sepsis confers stroke, MI risk up to 4 weeks after hospital discharge

Healio-Sep 26, 2018

Compared with matched participants from the general population, patients with hospital-acquired sepsis were at elevated risk for stroke and MI ...



Motocross Action Magazine-7 hours ago

A few years ago everyone said the two-stroke was dead—and the factory stars made fun of them. My how the tide has turned as every week ...


Getting stroke survivors back on their feet

USC News-Sep 28, 2018

Physical therapy for stroke survivors can often mean treatment focused on correcting walking asymmetries (such as a limp) so that the ...


Little girls call for help while great-grandmother has stroke, save her life WXIA-Sep 30, 2018

Aubri, 8, and Alani, 5, were with their great-grandmother at her Cobb County home when they heard a big noise in the kitchen. That's when they ...

Time, Flow, and Location Key to Lytic Sufficiency for Stroke

MedPage Today-Sep 11, 2018

The stroke patients in the study -- from 12 centers across North America, Europe, and East Asia -- had a median 114 minutes elapse from the ...

INTERRSeCT: Study identifies factors predicting recanalization in ...

Healio-Sep 11, 2018

The researchers conducted a prospective cohort study of 575 patients with acute ischemic stroke(median age, 72 years; 52% men; median ...


MS Patients Using Rebif Not at Higher Stroke Risk, Even Over Long ...

Multiple Sclerosis News Today-Oct 1, 2018

Multiple sclerosis patients using Rebif (interferon beta-1a) are not at an increased risk of a stroke, even if remaining on this therapy for more ...


Women Over 40 May Cut Stroke Risk With Mediterranean Diet

Everyday Health-Sep 25, 2018

September 25, 2018. Aging and being a woman are two risk factors for stroke that you can't control, but following a certain diet plan may help ...


Jerry Falwell Jr. Blessed to Be Alive, Could Have Had Major Stroke ...

CBN News-5 hours ago

"The doctor who performed the surgery told me that I was very fortunate I had not had a major stroke," Falwell says. "He is the only doctor in the ...

Critical differences in clots that cause a stroke

Science Daily-Sep 13, 2018

There are two main treatments for stroke caused by a clot in a blood vessel in the brain. One treatment, mechanical thrombectomy, involves ...


Stroke severity reduced in those who walk regularly

Medical News Today-Sep 20, 2018

A study of nearly 1,000 individuals who had had a stroke found that those who had been doing 4 hours per week of light or 2–3 hours each ...

Walking Just 4 Hours a Week Linked to Reduced Stroke Severity
Medscape-Sep 19, 2018

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Joint statement of the WSO, ESO, EAN and WFN on stroke on the ...

WFN News (press release)-Sep 18, 2018

This statement was jointly prepared by the World and European StrokeOrganizations (WSO and ESO), the World Federation and the European ...


ABC News

Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women

WebMD-Sep 20, 2018

"Simple changes in dietary habits may bring a substantial benefit regarding reducing stroke, which remains one of the leading causes of death ...

Mediterranean diet could lower stroke risk, especially for women: Study
ABC News-Sep 20, 2018

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Variations in Published Stroke Rates Confound Net Anticoagulation ...

The Cardiology Advisor-8 hours ago

Results varied widely when researchers used published stroke rates from several different studies to calculate the net clinical benefit of ...

Stroke incidence rising in Taiwan contrary to falls in Western countries

EurekAlert (press release)-Sep 27, 2018

Bangkok, Thailand, 28 September 2018: The incidence of stroke is rising in Taiwan contrary to falls in Western countries, according to a ...


Half of Women Will Experience One of These 3 Medical Events After ...

Being Patient-1 hour ago

After 26 years of tracking the participants, researchers found that 263 were diagnosed with Parkinson's, 1,285 had a stroke and 1,489 people ...

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