Paracetamol may raise `risk heart failure and strokes` in arthritis sufferers

UK healthcare watchdog has warned doctors from prescribing paracetamol to arthritis sufferers, claiming that it can raise heart failure and strokes risk among them.

Kristen Wiig and Fabrizio Moretti break up

Kristen Wiig and Fabrizio Moretti have called it quits after 18 months of dating.

Cheap inflatable leg wraps help save lives after stroke

Cheap inflatable leg wraps may save the lives of patients after a stroke, researchers in Scotland have found

Too much salt led to 2.3 million heart-related deaths worldwide last year

Excessive salt consumption contributed to 2.3 million deaths from heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related diseases throughout the world in 2010, researchers have claimed.

New device removes clots from brain

A new device that removes clots from the brain could be a game changer in the treatment of strokes, say researchers.

Change in diet better for heart than statins

Statins are not the safest way to prevent heart disease, a study including an Indian-origin researcher has revealed.

Oz researchers develop micro-motor to treat strokes

A team of Australian researchers has created a micro size motor that can be driven through the arteries of the brain.

Dark chocolate reduces risk of heart disease

Consumption of dark chocolate on a daily basis can reduce cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, in people with metabolic syndrome (a cluster of factors that increases the risk of developing heart disease and diabetes), a new study has found.

Magnesium-rich diet tied to lower stroke risk

A fresh look at past research concludes that people who eat lots of greens and other foods rich in magnesium have fewer strokes.

Magnesium-rich diet tied to lower stroke risk

People who eat lots of greens and other foods rich in magnesium have fewer strokes, a study reveals.

Yoghurt can help keep heart disease at bay

A daily dose of yoghurt can help prevent thickening of blood vessels in old age, which can lead to heart attacks and strokes.

Sex hormone may prevent strokes in women

A new study has claimed that estrogen may prevent strokes in premature or early menopausal women.

Three bananas a day cuts risk of stroke

Having one banana for breakfast, one for lunch and one in the evening would provide enough potassium to reduce the chances of suffering a blood clot on the brain by around 21 per cent.

`Alarming` rise in pregnant women strokes: Study

A total of 4,085 pregnancy related stroke hospitalizations were documented in the United States in 1994-95.

`Alarming` rise in pregnant women strokes: Study

A total of 4,085 pregnancy related stroke hospitalizations were documented in the United States in 1994-95.

Energy drinks can be dangerous, says study

Caffeine-rich energy drinks pose dangerous health risks and may cause seizures, strokes or even death.

Common painkillers ‘can raise the risk of strokes, heart attacks’

A study has concluded that commonly used painkillers to treat inflammation are more likely to develop an increased risk of irregular heart rhythm (known as atrial fibrillation or flutter) – a condition which causes heart attacks and strokes.

Kids six suffering strokes over junk food fuelled obesity

Children as young as six are suffering strokes due to obesity, as their parents often feed them pureed junk food.

Wife says Mladic has suffered three strokes: Report

Ratko Mladic has no feeling in the right side of his body, said his wife.

1 in 7 strokes happen when asleep

14% of all strokes occur during sleep, preventing many from getting clot-busting treatment.