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Medical News Today: Stroke: Excessive sleep may raise risk by 85%
New research finds that stroke risk is higher among people who regularly take long naps or need more than 9 hours of sleep each night.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Sleeping 9 Hours a Night May Raise Stroke Risk
Excessive sleeping or taking long naps was tied to an increased risk of having a stroke.
Source: NYT Health - December 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Sleep Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Local vehicle exhaust may raise stroke risk
New research has linked long term exposure to black carbon from local vehicle exhausts to a raised risk of stroke — even in low pollution settings.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Napping Once Or Twice A Week Could Lower Heart Attack & Stroke Risk, Study Finds
By Amy Woodyatt, CNN (CNN) — Some good news for nap fanatics — a new study has found that a daytime nap taken once or twice a week could lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes. Researchers from the University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland studied the association between napping frequency and duration and the risk of fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular disease complications. Tracking 3,462 people between the ages of 35 and 75 for just over five years, the report authors found that those who indulged in occasional napping — once or twice a week, for between five minutes to an hour — were 48% ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Heart Attack Stroke Source Type: news

Vegetarians May Be At Higher Risk Of Stroke, Study Finds
BOSTON (CBS) – Many people adopt a vegetarian lifestyle to help reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease, but a new study published in the BMJ finds people who avoid meat all together may be at a higher risk of stroke. Researchers in the U.K. looked at about 48 thousand adults over 18 years. They found that vegetarians, vegans, and pescatarians (people who eat fish but not meat) had a lower risk of ischemic heart disease, like heart attacks. But vegetarians had a 20% higher risk of stroke compared to meat eaters. It’s not clear why vegetarians may suffer more strokes. Perhaps it is due to lower levels of cer...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Stroke Vegetarian Source Type: news

When ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Gets Too Low, Stroke Risk May Rise
LDL levels below 70 were tied to an increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke.
Source: NYT Health - July 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Cholesterol Stroke Hemorrhagic Stroke Heart Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke study finds mouth bacteria in brain clots
Using DNA evidence, scientists have shown that brain clot samples from people who have had ischemic stroke often contain mouth bacteria.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Very Low Cholesterol May Increase Stroke Risk
Researchers found that very low LDL, or “ bad ” cholesterol, and very low triglycerides are associated with an increased risk for hemorrhagic stroke.
Source: NYT Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Cholesterol Stroke Triglycerides Blood Pressure Hemorrhagic Stroke Hypertension Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke: Rewiring eye-brain connection may restore vision
Groundbreaking research finds that some vision loss after a stroke may be reversible. The researchers hope that this finding may inform future treatments.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is there a link between stroke and changes in gut bacteria?
New findings suggest that having a stroke can disturb the gut's bacterial balance for the long term, which could prevent the brain from healing.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Diet Drinks Linked To Increased Stroke Risk & Heart Attacks
This study, as well as other research on the connection between diet beverages and vascular disease, is observational and cannot show cause and effect. That’s a major limitation, researchers say, as it’s impossible to determine whether the association is due to a specific artificial sweetener, a type of beverage or another hidden health issue. “Postmenopausal women tend to have higher risk for vascular disease because they are lacking the protective effects of natural hormones,” North Carolina cardiologist Dr. Kevin Campbell said, which could contribute to increased risk for heart disease and stroke...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Heart Attack Stroke Source Type: news

Diet Beverages Linked To Increased Stroke Risk & Heart Attacks
This study, as well as other research on the connection between diet beverages and vascular disease, is observational and cannot show cause and effect. That’s a major limitation, researchers say, as it’s impossible to determine whether the association is due to a specific artificial sweetener, a type of beverage or another hidden health issue. “Postmenopausal women tend to have higher risk for vascular disease because they are lacking the protective effects of natural hormones,” North Carolina cardiologist Dr. Kevin Campbell said, which could contribute to increased risk for heart disease and stroke...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Heart Attack Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Flu-like illness raises the risk of stroke
After having a flu-like illness, the risk of experiencing a stroke is considerably higher, according to two new studies due to be presented next week.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Flu-like illness raises risk the risk of stroke
After having a flu-like illness, the risk of experiencing a stroke is considerably higher, according to two new studies due to be presented next week.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke: Can lifestyle changes trump genetic risk?
Stroke risk depends on many factors, some of which are genetic and some lifestyle-related. So, can lifestyle changes outweigh the genetic risk?
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke significantly increases the risk of dementia
In the largest analysis of its type to date, researchers conclude that stroke significantly increases the risk of developing dementia in older age.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Through my eyes: A stroke experience
My name is Tracy Lyn Lomagno and I'm a 45-year-old dental assistant. Earlier this year, I had a stroke, and my life changed dramatically.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Novel gel regrows brain tissue after stroke
In a first-of-its kind study, researchers show that a bioengineered gel can help brain tissue to regrow and restore function following a stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke: Clinical trial results 'likely to change care practice'
A large international clinical trial suggests that an anticoagulant and aspirin combination may be the way to go when it comes to preventing major stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Warning signs of stroke in men
We describe how men and women may experience strokes differently. In this article, learn about telltale signs, recovery, and what to do when someone has a stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke survivors may benefit from magnetic brain stimulation
New research suggests that a brain stimulation technique called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation improves walking speed in stroke survivors.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does a stroke feel like? During, after, and ministrokes
Many people know the classic signs of a stroke, such as facial drooping, trouble balancing, and difficulty speaking. But what does having a stroke feel like? Is it painful? What are the long-term effects? What are the symptoms of a ministroke? Also, learn what to do if you or someone nearby may be having a stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could saunas reduce stroke risk?
According to a recent study, taking regular saunas might reduce the risk of stroke. At last, something enjoyable seems to be good for us.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Saunas May Reduce Stroke Risk
The more saunas men and women took each week, the lower their chances of having a stroke.
Source: NYT Health - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Saunas and Sweat Lodges Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Uncovering stroke's psychological impact
The latest research investigates the after effects of stroke. Aside from the more obvious physical issues, what other problems do stroke survivors face?
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Experimental stroke drug succeeds in preliminary trials
Following preliminary clinical trials, a new anti-stroke drug shows promise for improved treatment, rendering patients less prone to adverse effects.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke risk may depend on your height as a child
A new study from Denmark suggests that individuals who did not reach average height as children may be more exposed to stroke as adults.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could looking into the eyes aid stroke diagnosis?
A contrast agent given to stroke survivors undergoing MRI brain scans can leak into the eyes and may help to improve diagnosis and treatment.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke: Could looking into the eyes help with diagnosis?
A contrast agent given to stroke survivors undergoing MRI brain scans can leak into the eyes and may help to improve diagnosis and treatment.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The 10 best apps for stroke survivors
Are you in recovery from stroke? We have found the best apps to help stroke survivors with recovery and rehabilitation and to prevent future strokes.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke: Can the brain 'rewire' itself to aid recovery?
Trimming the whiskers of mice after a stroke seems to create space in the brain for rewiring and shortens time to recover use of the affected limb.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: This diet may slow cognitive decline after stroke
The risk of developing dementia doubles after having a stroke. Find out which diet can potentially stave off cognitive decline, according to new research.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

New Findings Could Save Lives of More Stroke Patients
Doctors have more time than they thought to prevent death and disability from stroke, by removing blood clots that block circulation to the brain, a study shows.
Source: NYT Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DENISE GRADY Tags: Stroke Brain National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke New England Journal of Medicine Stanford University Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke: This herbal extract could improve brain function
Those who have experienced ischemic stroke may benefit from taking a combination of ginkgo biloba extract and aspirin, a new study suggests.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Squirrels and stroke treatment: What's the connection?
The process by which the brains of ground squirrels are protected against low oxygen during hibernation could lead to a new treatment for ischemic stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Scientists probe link between stroke and cancer
New research that finds that higher rates of cancer, especially advanced cancer, are diagnosed in stroke survivors than the general population.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: First aid for stroke: What do you do?
When someone suffers a stroke, it can be very distressing. Knowing what to do can make all the difference to preserving the persons health.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Stroke Risk Declining in Men but Not Women
Stroke has been considered a male disease, but it is very prevalent in women too, with a high risk of disability and death.
Source: NYT Health - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Stroke Women and Girls Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The 10 best stroke blogs
Stroke blogs provide useful information from organizations and individuals who have experienced a stroke. Here are our top 10 stroke blog choices.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Long-term risk of recurrent stroke under-recognized
Stroke and TIA survivors without early complications are often discharged. But new research indicates that these patients are at increased long-term risk.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Multiple births linked to improved stroke recovery
A new study of female mice has suggested that while giving birth multiple times may raise stroke risk, it may also improve recovery from stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ischemic stroke: Causes, symptoms, and risk factors
An ischemic stroke is caused by a blood clot or plaque buildup. Strokes have several signs that can alert someone to the need for emergency care.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eye stroke: Symptoms, risks, and treatment
In this article, learn about what an eye stroke is. How is an eye stroke diagnosed, how can it be prevented, and what treatment is available?
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke: Hispanic patients have delayed treatment times, study finds
Researchers have found that door-to-needle treatment times are longer for Hispanic ischemic stroke patients than non-Hispanic white patients.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Diet Sodas Tied to Dementia and Stroke
People who drank one to six artificially sweetened drinks a week had a higher risk of stroke or dementia.
Source: NYT Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Stroke Dementia Soft Drinks Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hemorrhagic stroke: Causes, symptoms, and treatments
In this article, we take a close look at hemorrhagic stroke. Who is at risk? What are the symptoms, how is it diagnosed, and what can you do to prevent it?
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Spider venom peptide could prevent stroke-induced brain damage
Researchers have found that a peptide found in venom from the funnel web spider - called Hi1a - may protect against brain injury caused by stroke.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: People with mental health disorders at risk of stroke, study finds
A new study investigates the link between patients with metal health issues and the risk of having a stroke within several time periods.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Life after stroke: Tips for recovering communication skills
Speech and communication problems are common after a stroke. Get some first-hand tips for helping a friend or family member back to recovery.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Stroke Rates Rising in Younger People
Stroke rates have been declining in older people over the past 20 years — but have sharply increased in those under 55.
Source: NYT Health - November 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Stroke Age, Chronological Source Type: news