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Tag: Risk Of Stroke

Flu-virus
Flu linked to stroke risk: Study

New York: Catching flu could put you at increased risk of stroke for up to a year, finds a new study. Although the researchers are not sure the reason behind the association, the reason could be due to inflammation caused by the flu infection. The finding adds to previous research which has suggested the flu […]

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Miscarriage might be linked to heart disease risk: Study

London: Women who experience miscarriages or pregnancy loss and do not have children are at greater risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart disease and stroke, compared with women who have only one or two children, says a new study. It could be because repeated pregnancies could result in long-lasting changes within the body including […]

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Bullying, violence at workplace linked to heart disease, strokes

London: People who are bullied or experience violence at work are at higher risk of developing heart and brain blood vessel problems, including heart attacks and stroke, according to a new study. The findings revealed that those who were bullied almost every day had 120 per cent higher risk of CVD. Exposure to frequent workplace […]

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Lead, mercury exposure raises cholesterol levels: Study

New York: Increased levels of lead and mercury in the blood could raise bad cholesterol levels, known to damage arteries, and increase the risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a preliminary research. The findings by researchers from the Jacobi Medical Center in New York City showed that people with a high level of […]

Novel vaccine
Novel vaccine may reduce post-stroke blood clot risk

Tokyo: Researchers have tested a vaccine, S100A9, that may be able to replace oral blood thinners to reduce the risk of secondary strokes caused by blood clots, without increasing the risk of serious bleeding or triggering an autoimmune response, according to a new research. Oral blood thinners are medicines that help blood flow smoothly through […]

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Exercise, low calorie diet may cut stroke risk in menopausal women

New York: Mid-aged women transitioning to menopause may be able to lower their risk of developing stroke, heart disease and Type-2 diabetes if they exercise more or eat a low calorie diet, suggests a research. The study showed that physically active women were less likely to get incidents of metabolic syndrome than inactive women. Metabolic […]

Healthy-life-style
Healthy lifestyle linked to reduced stroke risk: Study

London: Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, which includes quitting smoking and reducing weight, can help people at high genetic risk to decrease their chance of suffering a stroke. The study, led by researchers from the University of Cambridge in the UK, showed that the risk of stroke was 35 per cent higher among those at high […]

Regular sauna baths cut risk of stroke

London: Staying healthy need not make you always follow a tough regime of restrictions as a new study shows that frequent sauna bathing may significantly reduce the risk of stroke. In the 15-year follow-up study, published in the journal Neurology, the researchers found that people taking a sauna four to seven times a week were […]

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