Ischaemic stroke

Want to reduce chances of stroke? Eat more fruits, vegetables and dairy products daily

 Vegetarian food items like fruit, vegetables and dairy products can lower the risk of ischaemic stroke. According to reseachers, who have published a study in the European Heart Journal, different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke. The study pints out that higher intakes of fruit, vegetables and dairy products is beneficial and can mitigate the chances of stroke.

Feb 25, 2020, 11:13 AM IST

Eating fruits, yoghurt daily may lower stroke risk

The study found that while higher intakes of fruit, vegetables, fibre, milk, cheese or yoghurt were each linked to a lower risk of ischaemic stroke, there was no significant association with a lower risk of haemorrhagic stroke.

Feb 24, 2020, 13:17 PM IST

Patients with abnormal heartbeat likelier to have strokes in cold weather

As per a research conducted, it is found that patients with atrial fibrillation or abnormal heart beats are more prone to stroke risk due to cold weather.

Sep 07, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Cold weather may increase stroke risk

Cold weather is associated with increased risk of ischaemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a condition characterised by irregular rhythm of the heartbeat, shows results of a study involving nearly 290,000 patients.

Aug 31, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

Technique to help stroke patients regain use of arms

Researchers have developed a new technique that could allow stroke patients regain the use of their arms by encouraging the brain to form new and stronger neural connections.

Mar 10, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

Deaths from ischaemic stroke due to tobacco use highest in China, India and Russia

A new report suggests that deaths from ischaemic stroke (IS) due to tobacco use in China, India, and Russia together are higher than the total for all the world`s other countries combined.

Apr 04, 2014, 12:33 PM IST

Stroke drug can improve quality of life: Study

Patients treated with a clot-busting drug within six hours of a stroke are likely to have a better chance of long-lasting recovery, suggests an international study.

Jun 21, 2013, 20:19 PM IST

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.

Nov 23, 2012, 17:11 PM IST

Shift workers at increased risk of heart attack

Shift work is associated with an increased risk of major vascular problems like heart attacks and strokes, a new study has concluded.

Jul 27, 2012, 12:16 PM IST