Stroke

People who have worked 10 hour days for a decade 'are more likely to have a stroke'

People who have worked 10 hour days for a decade 'are more likely to have a stroke'

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The research was led by a team at the Paris Hospital, Versailles, France. It involved more than 143,500 participants. The results were published in the journal Stroke.
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Progress Elusive for Post-TAVR Stroke Rate

2 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

TVT Registry data called "framework for future efforts" to cut risk
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Study links irregular sleep to diabetes and obesity

3 hours ago   |   Mercola

Understanding the reasons we sleep has been a subject of study for years. Although scientists haven't yet discovered all that occurs during sleep, there have been unique...
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Cancer patients taking statin medication has lower risk of suffering a stroke

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following radiation therapy of the chest, neck or head had significantly reduced risk of suffering a stroke, and...
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Top stories in endocrinology: Linagliptin demonstrates CV, renal safety; no CV safety difference between linagliptin and glimepiride

15 hours ago   |   Healio

All of the top stories in endocrinology last week were from the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions and included results from two trials, one which suggested...
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Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Your Heart

Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Your Heart

16 hours ago   |   Web MD   |   4 articles

The research found no decrease in major heart events in people taking vitamin D supplements. There was no drop in heart attack rates. No drop in stroke. No drop in death from...
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Atrial fibrillation may raise dementia risk by 50%

19 hours ago   |   Medical News Today

According to the largest research of its kind yet, atrial fibrillation may raise the risk of dementia even in people who did not experience a stroke.
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Statins reduce stroke risk after radiation for cancer

22 hours ago   |   Healio

Patients with cancer who took statins after undergoing radiotherapy to the head, neck and thorax had a significant reduction in stroke, according to a study published in the...
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Atrial Fibrillation Can Raise Dementia Risk, Even in Stroke-free Patients

Atrial Fibrillation Can Raise Dementia Risk, Even in Stroke-free Patients

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   4 articles

Atrial fibrillation may raise the risk of dementia, even in people who have not suffered a stroke, reveals a new study.
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Sickle cell disease: 'I told mates I was in a crash, but it was a stroke'

1 day ago   |   BBC

Daniel Nwosu, 22, has only just revealed to his mates the impact of living with sickle cell disease.
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