People with strong handshake face lesser risk heart attack, stroke

Testing the strength hand's grip could be a life-saver, as new study has shown that it's the easier and affordable way to predict heart attack and stroke risk.

Common cold may temporarily increase stroke risk in kids

A new research has suggested that common cold infections are temporarily linked to increased stroke risk in vulnerable children.

Vitamin C linked with reduced stroke risk

According to a study, the risk of the most common type of hemorrhagic stroke can considerably get reduced by the intake of foods which contain vitamin C.

Regularly breaking a sweat can lower stroke risk

Regular exercise lowers the risk of having a stroke, new research suggests.

Green tea and coffee daily may help cut stroke risk

Adding daily green tea and coffee to your daily diet may help lower your risk of having a stroke, according to researchers.

Clot-buster pill with aspirin could slash stroke risk

Thousands of stroke patients could cut the risk of severe repeat attacks by popping a clot-busting pill and an aspirin every day

Total hip replacement surgery increases stroke risk: Study

An international study involving the University of Southampton has shown people who undergo a total hip replacement are at a higher risk of a stroke in the first two weeks after surgery.

Playing soccer could be beneficial for men suffering from hypertension

Playing soccer could be the best way for people suffering from hypertension to improve their fitness, normalise their blood pressure and cut their stroke risk

Chronic stress may up stroke risk

A recent study has linked chronic stress, prompted by major life stressors and type A personality traits, to a high risk of stroke.

New drug can cut stroke risk for diabetics

A new drug could slash the risk of type 2 diabetes patients having heart attacks, research has revealed.

Regular soda intake spikes stroke risk

Regularly quaffing sugar-sweetened, low-calorie sodas is likely to spike risk of a stroke,a study reveals.

Diabetes may up stroke risk in men

Men with type 2 diabetes treated with insulin without a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) were at higher risk.

Diet soda tied to heart attack, stroke risks: Study

Diet soda may benefit the waistline, but a new study suggests that people who drink it every day have a heightened risk of heart attack and stroke.

Walking speed may predict dementia, stroke risk

Walking speed and hand grip strength may help doctors determine dementia or stroke risk.

Blood type may affect stroke risk, study finds

A study suggests that people with type AB and women with B may be a little more likely to suffer one than people with O blood, the most common type.

Depression tied to higher stroke risk

Depression is also linked to development of diabetes & hypertension, which are also risk factors for stroke.

Drinking two cups of coffee `cuts stroke risk`

Here`s some good news for coffee buffs -- drinking two to three cups of the beverage can significantly reduce your risk of a stroke, says a new study.

3-4 cups of coffee a day can cut stroke risk by 17pc

Drinking three to four cups of coffee a day can make us 17 percent less likely to suffer a stroke, a new research has found.

Statin drugs can reduce stroke risk

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can reduce the risk of strokes as well as heart attacks.

Psoriasis may increase your stroke risk: Study

Psoriasis, a common skin disease, may increase the risk of stroke and atrial fibrillation, a condition in which the heart beats irregularly, a new study has suggested.