Why drugs increase risk of heart attacks, strokes

Study has shown that fluid retention caused by many drugs may be the reason for an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.

A single pill each day could protect against heart attacks, strokes

A new single daily pill which could protect against heart attacks and strokes is being tested by a team at London’s Wolfson Institute, who will offer it to 100 patients for 12 weeks.

Heart surgery can cause strokes, seizures

Neurologists have reported that strokes, seizures and other neurological complications related to heart surgery account for "considerable morbidity and mortality."

Heart surgery can cause strokes, seizures

Neurologists have reported that strokes, seizures and other neurological complications related to heart surgery account for "considerable morbidity and mortality."

Muscle cramp drug better than aspirin at preventing strokes

The findings are particularly important as millions of people take a low dose of aspirin daily.

Muscle cramp drug better than aspirin at preventing strokes

The findings are particularly important as millions of people take a low dose of aspirin daily.

Antibody cuts brain damage by 70% in strokes

Scientists develop antibody that could reduce side effects of a common stroke drug.

Antibody cuts brain damage by 70% in strokes

Scientists develop antibody that could reduce side effects of a common stroke drug.

10 risk factors trigger 90% of strokes

Ten common risk factors trigger more than 90 percent of strokes, a new research reveals.

10 risk factors trigger 90% of strokes

Ten common risk factors trigger more than 90 percent of strokes, a new research reveals.

Reducing salt intake could prevent strokes: Study

A new study has found that reducing salt in processed foods could prevent strokes and heart attacks and also save billions of dollars in medical costs.

Reducing salt intake could prevent strokes: Study

A new study has found that reducing salt in processed foods could prevent strokes and heart attacks and also save billions of dollars in medical costs.

Big hearts may mean trouble in cross-country skiers

Researchers studying heart health in veteran Birkebeiner skiers told Sjoelshagen he had a heart-rhythm disturbance called atrial fibrillation, which can cause fatigue and strokes.

Big hearts may mean trouble in cross-country skiers

Researchers studying heart health in veteran Birkebeiner skiers told Sjoelshagen he had a heart-rhythm disturbance called atrial fibrillation, which can cause fatigue and strokes.

More young people having strokes

Experts are raising health concerns after observing increasing number of stroke incidents among younger adults.

More young people having strokes

Experts are raising health concerns after observing increasing number of stroke incidents among younger adults.

India may lose $160 bn due to strokes, diabetes

Close to 13 crore Indians may
suffer from lifestyle diseases heart attacks and diabetes in
the next few years, leaving a USD 160 billion hole in the
national economy between 2010 and 2015, an Assocham-PWC study
said.

India may lose $160 bn due to strokes, diabetes

Close to 13 crore Indians may
suffer from lifestyle diseases heart attacks and diabetes in
the next few years, leaving a USD 160 billion hole in the
national economy between 2010 and 2015, an Assocham-PWC study
said.

Strokes are preceded by ‘warnings’ in 1 out of every 8 cases

A new study suggests that strokes are preceded by a mild “warning stroke”, scientifically called a transient ischemic attack, in one out of every eight cases.

Strokes are preceded by ‘warnings’ in 1 out of every 8 cases

A new study suggests that strokes are preceded by a mild “warning stroke”, scientifically called a transient ischemic attack, in one out of every eight cases.