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9 Of 10 Strokes Are Preventable, Study Finds

A new global study has identified 10 leading risk factors for stroke, and has determined that the vast majority of them are preventable.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 19, 2016

Stenting As Effective And Safe As Carotid Endarterectomy For Preventing Strokes

Experts have found that stenting and carotid endarterectomy are equally safe and effective in stroke prevention. There were no significant differences between patient outcomes even after five years of follow-up.

Life February 18, 2016

Delaying Pregnancy Linked To Increased Risk For Heart Attack, Stroke

Being pregnant at an older age is associated with different risks. Now, a new study found that women who delay pregnancy until they are in their 40s are at an increased risk of stroke and heart attacks.

Life February 18, 2016

Study Shows Sweet Effects Of Chocolate On Your Heart: Here Are Other Health Benefits Of Chocolates

A new study conducted by researchers in the United Kingdom suggests that eating 3.5 ounces of chocolates a day can help lessen the likelihood of developing heart-related ailments such as stroke, heart attack and heart disease.

June 20, 2015

Able to Balance on One Leg for 20 Seconds? If Not, You Might Have Higher Stroke Risk

Latest study reveals that individuals who are unable to balance on one leg for 20 seconds are at a high risk of stroke. The study suggests that the duration for standing on a single leg is an easy measure of a person's brain health and existing anomalies.

Life December 19, 2014

Memory Lapses May Indicate Higher Stroke Risk Among Highly Educated: Study

A study reveals that people with higher education that are suffering from memory issues are exposed to a higher risk of stroke, as the brain's ability to ward off damage could have already eroded.

Life December 12, 2014

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