Washington: Women who drink one or more sugar-laden beverages – such as soda, sweetened water and teas, and fruit drinks – every day could boost their risk of cardiovascular disease by 20% compared to women who rarely or never drink them, according to new research.
New York, May 4 (IBNS): Prolonged exposure to low doses of ionizing radiation increased the risk of hypertension, according to a study of workers at a nuclear plant in Russia published in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.
New York, Apr 28 (IBNS): Women who take antibiotics over a long period of time are at increased risk of heart attack or stroke, according to new Tulane University research.
New York, Apr 7 (IBNS): Blood pressure and stroke risk increase steadily with increasing alcohol intake, and previous claims that 1-2 alcoholic drinks a day might protect against stroke are dismissed by new evidence from a genetic study involving 160,000 adults.
New York, Mar 11 (IBNS): Bad news for women who carry fat around their waist rather than on their thighs: New research finds that postmenopausal women shaped like apples are at higher risk for stroke and heart attack than their pear-shaped counterparts.
New York, Oct 2 (IBNS): Fluctuations in blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index and cholesterol could put people at higher risk for heart attack or stroke, a new study shows.
London, Sept 24 (IBNS): More people should be encouraged to play golf and enjoy its many health benefits, an international panel of experts has concluded.
Londo, Sept 21 (IBNS): Following a Mediterranean-style diet may reduce stroke risk in women over 40 but not in men – according to new research led by the University of East Anglia.
New York, Aug 31 (IBNS): People who have had a stroke are around twice as likely to develop dementia, according to the largest study of its kind ever conducted.
New York, Aug 25 (IBNS): New research, published today in the European Heart Journal, shows that deaths from conditions that affect the blood supply to the brain, such as stroke, are declining overall in Europe but that in some countries the decline is levelling off or death rates are even increasing.
New York, May 5 (IBNS): Frequent sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to a new international study.
London, Mar 9 (IBNS): A study by the University of Birmingham has revealed a treatment gap in patients suffering from a heart condition that causes an irregular or abnormally fast heartbeat.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IBNS): A diet created by researchers at Rush University Medical Center may help substantially slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors, according to preliminary research presented on Jan. 25 at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2018 in Los Angeles.