• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Telegram
  • Youtube
  • otv

Tag: Stroke

Coronavirus-Patient
Hospitalised Coronavirus Patients Have Low Risk Of Stroke

New York: While initial reports suggested a significant risk of stroke in patients hospitalised with Covid-19, now a new study shows a low risk of stroke in patients hospitalised for coronavirus. According to the study, published in the journal Stroke from Penn Medicine, the majority of afflicted patients had existing risk factors, such as high […]

Heart-Stroke-in-Young-Peopl
COVID-19 Infection Linked To Stroke In Healthy Young People

New York: Researchers have revealed that young and otherwise healthy patients with Covid-19 may have an increased risk of stroke even if they are not showing any symptoms of the disease. For the findings, published in the journal Neurosurgery, researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in the US analysed patients having suffered a stroke from March […]

Heart-Attack
Social Isolation May Increase Heart Attack And Death Risk

London: Researchers have revealed that people who are socially isolated are over 40 per cent more likely to have a cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack or stroke, than those who were socially integrated. The study also found that those who are socially isolated are almost 50 per cent more likely to die from […]

Heart-Attack
Heart Attack Prevention Efforts Lag For People With Stroke

New York: Researchers have found that patients with peripheral artery disease or stroke were less likely to receive recommended treatments to prevent heart attack than those with coronary artery disease. All three are types of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Depending on the location of the blockage, atherosclerosis increases the risk for three serious conditions: coronary artery […]

Alcohol-Consumption
Higher Alcohol Consumption Linked To Increased Stroke Risk

London: In a warning for heavy drinkers, new research says that higher alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of having a stroke or developing peripheral artery disease (PAD). While observational studies have consistently shown that heavy alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of certain cardiovascular diseases, they often use self-reported data […]

Heart
Reduce 'ugly cholesterol' for stroke prevention

London: Reducing high levels of remnant cholesterol or ‘ugly cholesterol’ can significantly cut the risk of stroke and myocardial infarction, suggest researchers. In a study, published in Atherosclerosis journal, the researchers from University of Copenhagen observed that levels of remnant cholesterol in the blood of adults are just as high as the amount of the […]

Depression
Depression may put women at risk of chronic diseases

Sydney: Women who experience symptoms of depression, even without a clinical diagnosis, are at an increased risk of developing multiple chronic diseases, according to a study. The study, published in the journal American Psychological Association Health Psychology, examined 7,407 middle-aged women (45-50 years) for over 20 years. During the study period, 43.2 per cent women […]

pills-
Aspirin 'safe' for brain stroke patients: Study

London: People who have suffered brain haemorrhage can take common medicines such as aspirin without raising their risk of another stroke, suggest researchers. Aspirin and Clopidogrel, also known antiplatelet medicines are often prescribed to older people because they can lower risk of heart attack and stroke caused by a blood clot. Although doctors wary of […]

Drugs
Drugs show promise in stroke, dementia prevention

London: Two drugs, in use for treating heart disease and angina, have shown promise in an early trial in preventing stroke and dementia caused by damage to small blood vessels in the brain. The drugs — cilostazol and isosorbide mononitrate — were tested in a group of patients in Britain. The results published in the […]

Brain-Stroke
The gene that could reduce inflammation after stroke

New York: Researchers have found that a gene could help the brain heal itself after a stroke or any other head-related injuries. The study, published in Cell Reports, suggested that a dose of the TRIM9 gene could reduce brain swelling after stroke, prevent damage following a blow to the head (concussion) or encephalitis, which is […]

Diabetes123
Long-term exposure to PM2.5 raises diabetes' risk

Beijing: Long-term exposure to PM2.5, a major particle matter pollutant increases the risk of diabetes, finds a study. Researchers from the Fuwai Hospital under the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences as well as Emory University in the United States evaluated the association between long-term exposure to PM2.5 and diabetes incidence based on data collected from […]

Dementia
Being absentminded can predict your risk of silent stroke, claims study

Toronto: Do you frequently lose train of thought or often become sidetracked? It may in fact be a sign of a condition known as “silent stroke” — a major cause of dementia and stroke — warns a study. The condition known as cerebral small vessel disease is one of the most common neurological disorders of […]

depression
Women more prone to depression after stroke: Study

London: Women, please take note. Women are twice more likely to suffer from severe depression after a stroke than men, as researchers have found that 20 per cent of women suffered from severe depression compared to 10 per cent of men. The study also found varying patterns of symptom progression; that long-term increased symptoms of […]

male-depression
Depression, anxiety affect health as much as smoking: Study

New York: Being anxious or depressed can increase risks for heart disease and stroke, the same as smoking and obesity, according to a new study, that underscores the importance of treating mental health conditions. The findings showed that people with high levels of anxiety and depression are at 65 per cent higher risk for a […]

heart project
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 […]

cholestrol
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 […]

air-pollution
Air pollution increasing factor for stroke among youngsters: Experts

New Delhi: Tiny air pollution particles can also increase the risk of stroke in youngsters and healthy people by damaging the inner lining of their veins and arteries, according to medical experts. Praveen Gupta, Director, Neurology, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, said that there has been a rise of young patients in the last few […]

low-calorie-diet
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 […]

Blood-Pressure-Diabetics
Extremely high BP in diabetics linked to severe organ damage

New York: Patients with diabetes suffering from extremely high blood pressure (BP) could be at risk of organ damage due to hypertensive emergencies such as stroke, chest pain and heart failure, finds a study. The study showed that acute or worsening heart failure was the most frequent target organ injury (49.6 per cent) followed by […]

high-BP
Irregular BP, sugar readings may up risk of heart attacks, strokes

Seoul: People with fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels are more likely to be at a higher risk of developing heart attack, stroke and death, compared to those with more stable readings, a new research suggests. The researchers found that high variability was associated with a significantly higher risk of death […]

heart-stroke
Stroke patients at 70% higher risk of dementia: Study

London: People who have suffered a stroke are 70 per cent more likely to develop dementia, a new study has revealed. Around a third of dementia cases are thought to be potentially preventable. However, this estimate does not take into account the risk associated with stroke. Stroke characteristics such as the location and extent of […]

breastfeeding
Breastfeeding mothers have lower risk of stroke: Study

Toronto: Mothers, take note. Breastfeeding may reduce the risk for stroke in post-menopausal women, a new study has found. The study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, showed 23 per cent lower risk of stroke among women who breastfed their babies. “Some studies have reported that breastfeeding may reduce the rates of […]

salt_650x400_81517300161
Moderate salt intake not as bad as earlier thought: Study

Toronto: People with moderate or average salt intake need not reduce their sodium intake for prevention of heart disease and stroke, suggests a new study involving 94,000 people from different parts of the world, including India. For a vast majority of individuals, sodium consumption does not increase heart risks, except for those who eat more than […]

scrollToTop