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People on blood pressure, cholesterol meds often let healthy habits slip
Finnish researchers found that adults in their country at risk for heart disease and stroke who took cholesterol- or blood pressure-lowering medications were more likely to reduce their activity levels and gain weight.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rising rates of obesity, diabetes may reverse heart disease gains
Deaths from heart disease and stroke continue to decline nationally even as more and more people are living in poor health, a new report has found, potentially putting gains against heart disease in danger.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hookah smoke may cause faster blood clotting, study with mice suggests
Smoking tobacco with a hookah may increase risk for blood clots, which can later cause heart attacks or stroke, a new study has found.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart diseases raise risk for kidney failure, study finds
Researchers found that those with a history of heart failure, atrial fibrillation, coronary heart disease and stroke were 10 times more likely to develop kidney failure than those without cardiovascular disease
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genetic test may reveal stroke risk at birth
An international team of researchers has developed a genetic risk score from a simple blood or saliva test that is able to identify people at increased risk for ischemic stroke.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Specialized mobile units may save vital time for stroke victims
A study suggests specially equipped ambulances could shave as much as 30 minutes off the time between a person experiencing stroke symptoms and receiving clot-busting drugs for treatment, potentially improving outcomes.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advanced MRI may be able to detect dementia in stroke patients
A new MRI method may detect clues in stroke patients that can lead to future cognitive problems, as new findings show it predicted three-fourths of dementia cases in patients who had suffered strokes.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-intensity walking helps stroke survivors regain mobility, study says
For people who've suffered strokes, getting exercise may be the key to regaining mobility. In a recent study, up to 80 percent of stroke patients benefited from high-intensity activities like fast walking and climbing.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart disease
Insomnia may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart failure and stroke. For the study, the researchers looked at data from multiple studies for 1.3 million people with and without heart disease and stroke.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Catheter method may help stroke victims get back to normal, trial suggests
Endovascular thrombectomy, a method of removing blood clots by threading a small catheter through an artery, helped 31 percent of stroke patients regain functional independence, according to a clinical trial.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood protein test may predict stroke risk for people with diabetes
Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke, and now a new method may be able to predict the risk and prevent the event, a new study says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Longer work hours may raise stroke risk
The risk of stroke increases by nearly 30 percent for people who work longer than 10 hours a day for at least 50 days a year, according to new research.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Statins reduce stroke risk for cancer patients who received radiation
Cancer patients who took statins to lower cholesterol after radiation treatment for the chest, head or neck saw their stroke risk fall by 32 percent
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gall bladder surgery lowers stroke risk more than gallstone removal
Gall bladder removal could lower cardiovascular disease risk -- and stroke risk, as a result -- for gallstone patients, report researchers in Taiwan.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Car accidents may increase stroke, heart failure risk for older passengers
Older passengers may have a higher risk of heart failure or stroke following a car crash, new research shows.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin unlikely to cause more brain bleeds for stroke patients
An aspirin regimen is safe for people who've suffered a stroke and does not cause additional brain bleeding, a new study says
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lowering blood pressure may decrease stroke-related brain bleeding
Intensive blood pressure treatment may reduce the amount of deep brain bleeding in people who have a stroke -- which may help researchers and doctors lower the death rate from the condition.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke survivors have four times osteoporosis risk of healthy people
Even though a stroke is the main risk factor for osteoporosis, most survivors don't receive screenings or treatment for the dangerous bone condition.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol can increase stroke risk by 35 percent, study says
It turns out that drinking a couple of glasses of alcohol a day may not carry protective health effects -- and may increase stroke risk -- a new study says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acetaminophen linked to stroke risk for people with diabetes
A widely used pain relief drug may raise the risk for stroke in people with diabetes, a new study says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fewer black, white Medicare patients dying within 30 days of stroke
The rate of older black and white people who receive Medicare benefits and die after an initial stroke has fallen over the last 25 years, a new study says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Older black women have triple stroke risk of white women
Black women in their 50s have a 3.5-fold increased risk of stroke versus white women of the same age, according to findings published Thursday in Stroke.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Post-menopausal women who drink diet soda have increased stroke risk
Consuming multiple diet beverages in one day is associated with elevated stroke risk in post-menopausal women, a study says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mechanical clot removal safe for small stroke damage, study says
Mechanical clot removal has proven to be safe for stroke patients with a small amount of brain damage, new research says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists link protein to increased risk for heart disease, stroke
Researchers have zeroed in on a key protein linked to diabetes, heart disease and stroke, a new study says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Aspirin cuts risk for heart attack, stroke, but increases major bleeding risk
Aspirin can help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, but it also increases major bleeding in patients who use it regularly, a new study says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia, Alzheimer's linked to stroke deaths
Researchers in Sweden have tied deaths from ischemic stroke to dementia and Alzheimer's disease, a study says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Over 60 percent of people at risk of heart attack or stroke have belly fat
About two-thirds of all people at a high risk for a heart attack or stroke have extra belly fat, a new study says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experimental vaccine may reduce risk of post-stroke blood clot
An experimental vaccine reduced the risk of post-stroke blood clot risk in a study with mice, researchers reported on Monday.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of women will develop dementia, stroke or Parkinson's disease, study says
Nearly half of women and one-third of men during their lifetime will develop neurological conditions such as Parkinson's, dementia or stroke, according to a study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enhanced rehab doubles movement recovery after stroke
A new therapy technique doubled the rate of upper limb recovery in stroke patients compared with rehab alone, according to a study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Activity may lead to faster recovery from brain damage, stroke
Activity, rather than prolonged rest, may lead to quicker recovery from a brain damage or a stroke, according to a study with mice.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Amphetamines don't improve post-stroke motor recovery
Researchers have found combining amphetamines with physical therapy for stroke patients doesn't improve motor recovery.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding may reduce stroke risk for mothers, study says
Breastfeeding may reduce the risk of stroke for post-menopausal women, especially among black and Hispanic mothers, according to a new study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Stroke victims regain more limb use with dual-therapy approach
Stroke victims regain greater use of their paralyzed limbs with a dual-therapy approach than a single method, according to a study in Europe.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Latest blood pressure guidelines would help stroke survivors
Rigid adherence to the latest blood pressure guidelines could result in one-third fewer deaths among stroke survivors, according to a study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI detects stroke, dementia from brain scans
Artificial intelligence has been used to detect the most common causes of dementia and stroke -- small vessel damage, according to a study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Drug to treat bleeding may reduce stroke deaths
A drug used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth might benefit stroke victims who are bleeding on the brain.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Drug reduces inflammation in early stroke symptoms
An anti-inflammatory drug approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis helped reduce inflammation in people in the early stages of stroke, according to new research.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke-focused hip hop could help save lives, study says
Using hip-hop music to teach school children the symptoms of stroke and how to quickly react to them can save lives and prevent disabilities, a new study says.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Stroke death rate declining as risk factors increase
Progress is being made to reduce the number of stroke deaths, more people who have these brain attacks have significant stroke risk factors, a new study reveals.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain bleeding after stroke may be healed by immune cells
A study funded by the National Institutes of Health suggests that immune cells called neutrophils play a critical role in protecting the brain after a stroke.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calcium in arteries may best predict risk of heart attack, stroke
People with no calcium buildup in their arteries seem to have a significantly lower risk of heart attack and stroke, a new study finds.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain-computer interface improves motor skills for stroke patient
Researchers at the University of Adelaide used a brain-computer interface to improve motor function for a stroke patient.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meth abuse may increase stroke risk in younger users
Younger adults who use methamphetamine may be at greater risk for stroke, a new review suggests.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Stopping statins after stroke may raise risk for another
Stroke survivors who stop taking cholesterol-lowering statins are at increased risk for another stroke, a new study finds.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: One stroke raises risk for another, even years later
Your risk of a second stroke or ministroke remains considerable for at least five years after the first one, a new Canadian study finds.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Shingles increases risk of heart attack, stroke
Researchers in South Korea have found a link between the shingles virus and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds protective effect of obesity after a stroke
A new study by Boston University suggests that although obesity raises the risk of stroke, overweight or mildly obese people survive strokes at higher rates.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news