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Virtual Reality: a Helping Hand After Stroke
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nursing Home Often Only Option for Single Men After Stroke
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke Risk Factors Are Rising
More people survive these brain attacks, but the health problems that cause stroke aren't going awaySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, Ischemic Stroke, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uptick in U.S. Stroke Deaths Sets Off Alarms: CDC
High rates of obesity and diabetes are a major culprit, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Obesity, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meth Abuse Could Up Stroke Risk in Younger Users
Most of these strokes involve bleeding into the brain: studySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Methamphetamine, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke Rates Drop for U.S. Men, but Not Women
Explanations for the disparity aren't clear Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Health Statistics, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moving from ' Stroke Belt ' Doesn ' t Undo Higher Dementia Risk
Study found odds for mental decline still higher for those born in certain southeastern U.S. states Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Health Disparities, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Shingles Tied to Heart, Stroke Risk?
More research is needed, but doctors should warn patients, researchers saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Shingles, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heavy Teens May Be Setting Themselves Up for A Stroke
But kids who lose weight by age 20 can cut their chances, study suggestsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity in Children, Stroke, Teen Health
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Care by Cardiologist May Lower Stroke Risk for A-Fib Patients
They're likelier to prescribe blood thinners than primary care doctors, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke
International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cirrhosis Could Raise Stroke Risk
Average yearly rate of the attacks doubled in people with the liver disease, study found Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cirrhosis, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke Risk Can Rise with Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure
Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care
Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: End of Life Issues, Health Disparities, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Speed Is Key When a Stroke Strikes
Getting help fast can save lives, lower disability, neurologists advise Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases--Prevention, High Blood Pressure, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1 in 3 Americans May Have Had Warning Stroke without Knowing It
Study authors say learn the signs and symptoms that mean you need immediate medical help Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another Downside to Unemployment: Stroke Risk?
Findings from Japan point to health benefits of job security Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Stress, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate
Pending FDA regulations should remove nearly all of this unhealthy substance from your diet, experts say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, Heart Attack, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery
People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure
Study couldn't prove cause and effect, but experts say it's another risk factor to heedSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Failure, Marijuana, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Ties Some Migraines to Artery Tears in Neck, Raising Stroke Risk
Problem also more likely in men and patients under 39, though chances are still low Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Migraine, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Parkinson ' s Disease Raise Stroke Risk?
Or is the link the other way around? Study finds a connection, but cause-and-effect isn't clear Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parkinson's Disease, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk
Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Disorders, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk
Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gum Disease, Ischemic Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Many Stroke Victims Don ' t Get Clot-Busting Drug
Minorities, women, seniors on Medicare, rural residents less likely to be diagnosed in time for tPA Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Health Disparities, Ischemic Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For Stroke Survivors, Exercise Is Good for The Brain
Along with improving physical mobility, breaking a sweat seems to counteract mental deficits Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Seniors, Stroke Rehabilitation
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After Stroke, ' Blue ' Light May Help Beat the Blues
Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Stroke Rehabilitation
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery
The risk is small, but concerning, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Migraine, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - January 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival
Lifelong singles fared the worst, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke
But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Ischemic Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many with Common Irregular Heartbeat Unaware of Stroke Risk
Study finds gaps in what patients know about atrial fibrillation Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Living in Poor Neighborhood Up Stroke Risk?
Unhealthy behaviors are more common in disadvantaged areas, researcher saysSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnancy May Boost Stroke Risk in Younger Women: Study
But absolute risk is very small; researchers not sure of reasons why Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pregnancy, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1 in 10 Stroke Rehab Interruptions May Be Preventable
Dehydration, urinary tract infections force patients to return to hospital, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injuries, Stroke Rehabilitation
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minorities Less Likely to Get Clot-Clearing Stroke Drug
But study couldn't determine why white male patients were more likely to get tPA in hospital Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Medicines, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Electrical Stimulation Therapy Can Help Stroke Patients Move Paralyzed Hand
With help of sensor-laden glove, good hand used to regain some control of inert handSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Paralysis, Stroke Rehabilitation
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Woman ' s Weight Has Complex Link to Stroke Risk
Being overweight ups odds for most prevalent form of attack, but may slightly lower chances for another type Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ischemic Stroke, Weight Control, Women's Health
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke Survivors Often Struggle with Depression
Risk was 8 times higher for those who suffered a brain attack than for those who didn't, study foundSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anemia Boosts Stroke Death Risk, Study Finds
Blood condition is common among older patients Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anemia, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Links Sleep Problems to Stroke Risk, Recovery
Treating sleep difficulties may reduce the threat, neurologist says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Disorders, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Stroke Centers Life Savers?
Study finds small advantage, but only if you get there quickly Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Health Facilities, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack
Getting hypertension, cholesterol under control could be key to avoiding later dementia, too, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Heart Diseases--Prevention, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later
Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stem Cells May Offer New Hope to Stroke Survivors
Experimental procedure helped restore movement even a year post-stroke, small study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stem Cells, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Stroke in Middle Age Is More Deadly for Blacks Than Whites
Attacks come more frequently for blacks at this early age, research shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Health Disparities, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin After Mini-Stroke May Help Prevent Full-Blown Stroke
Study finds risk is reduced by as much as 80 percent Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke Hospitalization Down for Many in U.S.
But higher rates reported for younger adults, blacks Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood Pressure Patterns May Predict Stroke Risk
Odds increase with rapid rise in middle age, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke
American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lonely, Isolated People May Be Prone to Heart Disease, Stroke
Study found social isolation raised the risk by 30 percent Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Stroke
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news