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Inspirational Speaker Claire Wineland Dies One Week After Lung Transplant

16 minutes ago   |   Mercola

By Dr. Mercola Chances are, you've heard of Claire Wineland. An incredible inspirational speaker and YouTube sensation, Wineland founded the Claire's Place Foundation 1 at the...
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Walking Just 4 Hours a Week Linked to Reduced Stroke Severity

9 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

New registry data suggest even light to moderate physical activity may result in a less severe stroke over time. Medscape Medical News
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First-Time Stroke Severity Tied Partly to Physical Activity

10 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   3 articles

Strokes generally milder for patients with light to moderate exercise habit
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Light physical activity may reduce stroke severity

10 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Engaging in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking or swimming, for a few hours a week, was associated with less severe strokes when compared with physical...
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Scientists successfully reverse Alzheimer's in mice by removing 'zombie cells' that cannot die

Scientists successfully reverse Alzheimer's in mice by removing 'zombie cells' that cannot die

12 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

It's not clear how 'zombie cells' originate but they are affect strokes, arthritis and heart attacks. Mayo Clinic scientists reversed Alzheimer's by editing them out of mice...
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Aspirin doesn't lower heart attack and stroke risks and can increase bleeding

Aspirin doesn't lower heart attack and stroke risks and can increase bleeding

12 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   3 articles

Researchers found that a daily dose of aspirin didn't prolong healthy, independent living free of dementia.
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Drop in Long-Term Stroke Complications with Newer LVAD

14 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

HeartMate 3 data show even "mild" strokes are far from benign, though
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Woman, 71, develops hepatitis after taking turmeric supplements to prevent a stroke

Woman, 71, develops hepatitis after taking turmeric supplements to prevent a stroke

15 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The unnamed 71-year-old, believed to be from Arizona, suffered no symptoms but was referred to a specialist when a check-up found she had abnormally high enzyme levels in her...
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Hispanic communities with high proportions of Hispanics face more cardiovascular-related death

18 hours ago   |   News Medical

Hispanics living in the U.S. face more cardiovascular-related death in counties heavily populated by Hispanics than those living in more diverse areas, according to new...
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New Study Discovers Over 500 Genetic Markers that Influence Blood Pressure

New Study Discovers Over 500 Genetic Markers that Influence Blood Pressure

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Newly-discovered gene regions could assess a person's genetic risk score for high blood pressure, a notable risk factor for stroke and heart disease.
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You Can Engineer Your Workouts to Burn More Calories, Based on Your Period

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Medscape Physicians' Choice: Top Hospital Rankings for 2018

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Calorie counts on menus do work! People given nutrition information eat 45...

Calorie counts on menus do work! People given nutrition information eat 45 fewer calories per meal

Researchers at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, found restaurant food can be surprisingly high in calories and even the chefs cooking the meals do not always know how... Read more ...

Woman shocked to discover she had been living with NEEDLES in her belly for...

Woman shocked to discover she had been living with NEEDLES in her belly for 66 YEARS

Raziye Yildirim, 68, from Izmir in Turkey, remembers pushing several needles into her stomach when she was a two-year-old and it turned out surgeons did not remove them at the... Read more ...

Scientists successfully reverse Alzheimer's in mice by removing 'zombie...

Scientists successfully reverse Alzheimer's in mice by removing 'zombie cells' that cannot die

It's not clear how 'zombie cells' originate but they are affect strokes, arthritis and heart attacks. Mayo Clinic scientists reversed Alzheimer's by editing them out of mice... Read more ...

Daily aspirin found to be useless for senior citizens. offers "no benefit...

Daily aspirin found to be useless for senior citizens. offers "no benefit" but imparts new risks

You've probably heard that an aspirin a day keeps the doctor away, and although this saying might have a nice ring to it, a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine... Read more ...

Kavanaugh accuser Blasey Ford scrubbed her social media profiles BEFORE she...

Kavanaugh accuser Blasey Ford scrubbed her social media profiles BEFORE she went public with baseless allegations

There are more questions than answers surrounding Christine Blasey Ford, the Palo Alto University professor who claims that, 36 years ago at a party, Supreme Court nominee... Read more ...

Apple Watch's new EKG feature is FDA-cleared for the wrong people & may send...

Apple Watch's new EKG feature is FDA-cleared for the wrong people & may send thousands to ER wrongly

Apple Watch 4's new EKG feature was met with fanfare and given FDA clearance - but not approval. Cardiologists warn that while it is 'safe,' the new feature may do more harm... Read more ...

Hope for balding men after a wearable device stimulated hair growth in rats...

Hope for balding men after a wearable device stimulated hair growth in rats with alopecia

Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Daejeon, South Korea, found the device stimulates hair growth in rats with alopecia when worn for 20... Read more ...

Calpol to children under two years old could increase risk of getting asthma

Calpol to children under two years old could increase risk of getting asthma

Paracetamol is recommended by the NHS to treat most of childhood ailments. Researchers found one variant of the GSTP1 gene was associated with asthma. Read more ...