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Medical News Today: Common painkiller poses risk to heart health
New research suggests that a widely used painkiller raises the risk of major cardiovascular problems such as heart attack and stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Low-carb diets 'are unsafe and should be avoided'
New research finds a correlation between low-carb diets and risk of death from any cause, as well as death from heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about phantom smells (phantosmia)
Phantosmia is when someone thinks they notice a smell that is not there. Phantosmia is also called a phantom smell or an olfactory hallucination. Sinus problems, seizures, stroke, and schizophrenia can cause phantom smells. Learn about types, symptoms, and treatment of phantosmia and related conditions here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cerebral edema: Everything you need to know
Cerebral edema refers to swelling in the brain caused by trapped fluid. Common causes include a traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumor, or infection. In this article, learn about the symptoms of cerebral edema, as well as how doctors diagnose and treat the condition. We also cover the outlook.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Full-fat dairy may actually benefit heart health
New research challenges the widely held belief that full-fat dairy must be avoided. In fact, some types of dairy may even prevent stroke, says the study.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Common cause of dementia may be treatable
A study saw that drugs that stabilize the cells lining small blood vessels in the brain reversed symptoms of a common cause of stroke and dementia in rats.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of eating healthy?
A healthful diet can help a person look and feel their best, but what are the real health benefits? In this article, we look at the top ten benefits of a varied, nutritious diet, including heart and stroke prevention, improved mood and memory, and decreased risk of cancer.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How four cups of coffee might protect the heart
Caffeine is known to protect against heart disease and stroke. A new study finds the mechanism that underpins this protection, and mitochondria are key.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about hypohidrosis
People with hypohidrosis sweat less than they should. This impairs the body ’s ability to cool down and can cause heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke. Hypohidrosis is a less extreme form of anhidrosis, where a person is unable to sweat. Learn about hypohidrosis here, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Marriage is good for the heart & mdash; literally
A new study suggests that marriage may prevent heart disease and stroke, as well as prolong life for people who had a heart attack.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about agonal breathing
Agonal breathing refers to short, labored, gasping breaths that occur because oxygen cannot reach the brain. This might be due to a person having cardiac arrest or stroke. It is considered a medical emergency. Learn more about how to identify agonal breathing and what to do when it happens.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Heart health: Supplements don't work, with one exception
A new meta-analysis of existing studies finds that, with one exception, the most commonly used supplements do not protect against heart disease or stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about shoulder subluxation
Shoulder subluxation happens when the ball of the upper arm bone comes partly out of its socket. This is usually the result of trauma or sports injuries, and it is also common after a stroke. Exercises can help, but a person may need surgery. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of shoulder subluxation here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about thin blood
Thin blood is the opposite of thick blood, which can increase the risk of blood clots and complications, such as stroke. Thin blood can lead to excessive bleeding and bruising and has various causes. In this article, learn about the causes of thin blood, the symptoms, when to see a doctor, and treatments that can help.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What diseases affect the circulatory system?
The circulatory system includes the heart and blood vessels that carry blood and oxygen around the body. Some circulatory diseases, such as stroke, heart attacks, and aneurysms, are life -threatening and need emergency medical attention. Other diseases can be managed with medication and lifestyle change.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How can I stabilize my blood pressure?
A wide range of factors influences blood pressure, including anxiety, stress, and medications. High blood pressure can have severe complications, such as a heart attack or stroke. A person can address fluctuating blood pressure with home remedies and lifestyle changes. Learn more about normalizing blood pressure here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between HDL and LDL cholesterol?
The body needs cholesterol, but too much bad cholesterol can be harmful and is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. In this article, learn about the difference between HDL and LDL — “good” and “bad” — cholesterol, as well as how they are measured. What steps can you take to lower LDL and increase HDL?
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cholesterol Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Migraine a 'risk factor' for cardiovascular disease
People who experience migraine may be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and heart attack, a new study reveals.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Common anti-smoking drug may raise stroke, heart attack risk
Quitting smoking for 2018? Researchers urge caution if turning to medicinal help; a popular anti-smoking drug may raise the risk of cardiovascular events.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eating cheese every day may help to protect heart health
Eating 40 grams of cheese every day could help to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, suggests a new observational study.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Nerve fibers regenerated with molecular mix
New research finds that a 'cocktail' of molecules regenerates neuronal axons, restoring fine motor skills in mice that had spinal cord injury or stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 15 natural ways to lower your blood pressure
High blood pressure can lead to heart disease and stroke. Here are 15 simple ways you can lower your blood pressure naturally, without medication.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Wallenberg's syndrome: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
What is Wallenberg ’s syndrome and who may be most at risk? Learn about the causes of Wallenberg’s syndrome, how it is diagnosed, and ongoing research.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New algorithm helps neurological disorder patients to walk naturally
A newly devised algorithm, in combination with robot-assisted rehabilitation, enables people with stroke or other neurological disorders to walk again.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Innovation Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can shingles raise the risk of heart attack?
The cardiovascular dangers of shingles are investigated in a new study, providing more evidence that the risk of stroke and heart attack is increased.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does the sound of airplanes raise blood pressure risk?
A new study investigates the effect of long-term exposure to aircraft noise on the risk of high blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmia, and stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hemiplegic migraines: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Often confused with a stroke, hemiplegic migraines are a rare form of migraine. Learn about the motor weakness and visual disturbances they may cause.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Brain hemorrhage: Causes, symptoms, and treatments
A brain hemorrhage is bleeding in the brain. It is life-threatening medical condition, and it is essential to receive medical treatment right away.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Thyroid hormone level may identify people at risk for atherosclerosis
New study suggests that measuring thyroid hormone level may help identify people at risk for atherosclerosis - the main cause of heart attack and stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: A-fib with RVR: Information, treatment, and management
In this article, learn about the most common rhythm disorder of the heart, including how to reduce the risk of stroke and heart failure.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ministrokes may cause dementia, study suggests
New study suggests the impact of ministrokes is wider and longer-lasting than previously understood, potentially causing dementia and cognitive decline.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke vs. Heart Attack: How to Tell the Difference
Heart attacks and strokes share many similarities, but are very different life-threatening medical emergencies. Knowing the differences is crucial.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dementia risk increased with calcium supplements in certain women
In seniors who have experienced cerebrovascular disease, including stroke, calcium supplements may increase the risk of dementia, study finds.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Smoking makes women vulnerable to brain bleeds, study finds
Women who smoke are much more likely than male smokers to experience a form of stroke called subarachnoid hemorrhage - bleeding in the lining of the brain.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Smoking / Quit Smoking Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Migraine may increase risk of cardiovascular disease
Migraine is known to be a risk factor for stroke. New research shows that it is also linked to an increase in cardiovascular disease and mortality.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eating fresh fruits daily may reduce your risk of cardiovascular death
A study of more than half a million adults in China found that eating fresh fruits every day lowered the risks of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular death.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D levels could predict risk of poor cardiovascular health
Low levels of total vitamin D and bioavailable vitamin D may be a predictor for heart attack, stroke, heart failure and other cardiovascular events, a new study suggests.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Agricultural impact of climate change 'could kill over 500,000 people in 2050'
A model shows climate change could lead to 500,000 extra deaths in 2050, as reduced crop productivity alters diet risk factors for stroke, cancer and other non-infectious diseases.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Water - Air Quality / Agriculture Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Rising pollution levels linked to increased strokes
New research presented at the American Stroke Association's Conference this week shows a link between higher pollution levels and a higher number of strokes.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Water - Air Quality / Agriculture Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Broken sleep raises risk of stroke
Older people who experience high levels of sleep fragmentation also tend to have more hardened arteries in the brain and brain tissue damage.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cardiovascular disease is top killer in US
New statistics from the American Heart Association show heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases are responsible for 1 in 3 deaths in the US.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are our diets becoming sweeter?
A new paper investigates global diets and finds that, overall, diets include more added sugar, increasing health risks for obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Pollution increases health risks for diabetic women
Air pollution has been known to cause serious health issues for many years. A new study links it to cardiovascular problems and stroke in diabetic women.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 26, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Women who survive heart attack continue to live with risk
Young women who have suffered a heart attack or a stroke continue to have a higher risk of fatality or further injury than those who have not experienced a cardiovascular event.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Study pinpoints the vitamin D levels that may harm heart health
Researchers find people with vitamin D levels below 15 ng/mL are at greater risk for cardiovascular events such as heart disease and stroke than those with higher levels.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 10, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fewer deaths from leading causes
The rate of deaths from the five leading causes - heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and unintentional injuries - has fallen in the US since 1969, according to a new study.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sugary drinks raise risk of heart attack, heart disease by more than a third
A new study urges action to reduce consumption of sugary drinks, as they are confirmed to contribute to heart disease, stroke, diabetes and gout.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Testosterone therapy may improve heart health for older men
Researchers have observed that patients whose low testosterone levels returned to normal with therapy also experienced a reduced risk of heart attack and stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 12, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Testosterone therapy may reduce cardiovascular risk in older men
Researchers have observed that patients whose low testosterone levels returned to normal with therapy also experienced a reduced risk of heart attack and stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 11, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Research shows fat mass in cells expands with disuse
Over 35 percent of American adults and 17 percent of American children are considered obese, according to the latest survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Associated with diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and even certain types of cancer, obesity places a major burden on the health care system and economy. It's usually treated through a combination of diet, nutrition, exercise, and other techniques.To understand how obesity develops, Prof. Amit Gefen, Dr. Natan Shaked and Ms.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news