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Artificial arteries to monitor blood clotting

A new microfluidic method for evaluating drugs commonly used for preventing heart attacks can also be used to assess patients for the risk of blood clotting.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Cocaine raises stroke risk in young people

To add to the harm that cocaine can cause, a new study reports that use of the drug among young people can considerably increase their risk of suffering from a stroke.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

CDC launches low salt campaign

The U.S. CDC has launched a campaign design to encourage people to use less salt with their food. This is part of the Agency’s strategy described as "Preventing Chronic Disease."
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Type 2 diabetes? Short walk reduces heart attack and stroke risk

An international study suggests that walking for 20 minutes a day can dramatically reduce heart attack or stroke risk in those with precursor to Type 2 diabetes. The study looked at data from 9,300 people in 40 countries from the 'Navigator' trial.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 3 comments

Anti-stroke device in development

A device called the Watchman is in development. This is an implant designed to minimize the effect of strokes on the heart.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

High tungsten levels double stroke risk

High levels of tungsten in the body could double the risk of suffering a stroke, a new study suggests. The concern is with tungsten released into the environment.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

New research: Older men — A long daily walk reduces stroke risk

New research is out about the health benefits of walking. To reduce the chances of suffering from a stroke, older men should increase their activity by taking long daily walks, not fast-paced power walking, according to the findings of a new study.
In the Media by Lesley Lanir - 5 comments

Study: Stroke victims show recovery after stem cell therapy

Five out of nine stroke victims at Glasgow's General Hospital, in their 60s, 70s and 80s, taking part in a preliminary clinical trial of a new treatment that involves injection of stem cells into the brain, have shown "mild to moderate" signs of recovery.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 1 comment

Rocky Horror Picture Show actor Tim Curry suffers a stroke

Los Angeles - English actor, singer, and composer Tim Curry has suffered a stroke at his home in Hollywood but is reported to be doing great.
In the Media by Lesley Lanir - 2 comments

Video: Margaret Thatcher dies at 87 following a stroke

Widely regarded as Britain’s best peacetime Prime Minister of the twentieth century and known as the ‘Iron Lady’, Baroness Thatcher has sadly passed away today.
In the Media by Richard Milnes - 6 comments
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