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How to protect yourself from stroke

How to protect yourself from stroke

Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and every four minutes, someone dies from a stroke, according to the U.S. Centers...
Teaching hospitals can help stroke patients better

Teaching hospitals can help stroke patients better

In a recent study, researchers found that stroke patients can receive better care at teaching hospitals. They have less of a chance of landing back...
Combining blood pressure and cholesterol drugs may reduce stroke risk

Combining blood pressure and cholesterol drugs may reduce stroke risk

In a recent study, researchers show that combining drugs that lowers blood pressure with medication that lowers cholesterol could reduce first-time strokes by 44%. Stroke...

Sleeping too much or too little could affect your stroke risk

How many hours people sleep at night may affect their risk of stroke differently based on race, according to a study. The finding is published...
Insomnia? Oversleeping? Both may increase your risk of stroke

Insomnia? Oversleeping? Both may increase your risk of stroke

There is growing evidence that sleep disorders like insomnia and sleep apnea are related to stroke risk and recovery from stroke, according to a...
5 ways to reduce your stork risk

5 ways to reduce your stroke risk

Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and every four minutes, someone dies from a stroke, according to the U.S. Centers...

These 4 things may raise your heart attack and stroke risk

Fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in healthy people are linked to a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and...
4 things you can do to prevent stroke

4 things you can do to prevent stroke

A heart attack is caused by the condition when oxygen-rich blood to a part of the heart is blocked. If the same thing happens in...
Binge drinking may cause stroke, heart disease risks

Binge drinking may cause stroke, heart disease risks

In a new study from Vanderbilt University, researchers find that frequent binge drinking is linked to higher blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar in...

Mediterranean diet reduces stroke risk in women – but not men

Ancel and Margaret Keys, an American husband-and-wife team, first reported on the Mediterranean diet’s health benefits in 1975. Since then, the diet has become particularly...