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Breastfeeding May Lower Stroke Risk For Mothers, Especially Among Minorities

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Jul 26, 2019 … DALLAS — Breastfeeding is not only beneficial for babies, but it can be beneficial for the longterm health of mothers, too. A study published by the American Heart Association finds that the risk of stroke for post-menopausal women was reduced in those who reported breastfeeding at least one child. Stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death…

Overweight People More Likely To Survive A Stroke, Study Shows

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Mar 06, 2019 … PHILADELPHIA — Carrying some extra weight does have its upsides, despite all the experts telling us otherwise. A new study shows that being overweight — or even obese — may actually increase one’s chances of surviving a stroke. Researchers say the study falls in line with similar findings under a phenomenon known as the obesity paradox, which…

Study: E-Cigarettes Increase Risk Of Stroke, Heart Attack, Heart Disease

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Feb 02, 2019 … DALLAS — People who use e-cigarettes face an increased risk of stroke, heart attack, and coronary heart disease, according to the American Heart Association. In what’s believed to be the largest study to date examining e-cigarettes and stroke, researchers pulled data on 400,000 respondents from a nationally-representative survey taken in 2016. They found that 3.2% of all…

Study: On-The-Job Exposure To Pesticide May Raise Risk Of Heart Disease, Stroke

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Sep 26, 2019 … HONOLULU — Weed killer heavyweight Monsato is reportedly facing a slew of new lawsuits by cancer patients or their families that blame the popular pesticide Roundup for the diagnoses. Now, a new study adds to the concerns over pesticide exposure and may have pest exterminators, landscapers, or other lawn care workers thinking twice about their…

Marijuana Use Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke, Heart Failure, Study Finds

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Mar 13, 2017 … WASHINGTON — Amid the looming legalization of marijuana in more than half of U.S. states, a new study finds that actually using weed increases your likelihood of stroke or heart failure. Researchers at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) drew their research from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, a survey that contains data from patients in…

People with different blood pressure readings in each arm at higher risk for heart attack, stroke

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Dec 21, 2020 … EXETER, United Kingdom — Rolling up your sleeve for a blood pressure screening is routine part of any medical checkup. Many patients probably think blood pressure is blood pressure, readings will be the same no matter how you take it. While this may be true for some, researchers at the University of Exeter say you really…

Synthetic Cannabis May Increase Risk Of Stroke In Young Users

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Sep 04, 2018 … LONDON — A strange medical incident involving a 25-year-old prison inmate preceded new warnings against synthetic cannabis, including some more common varieties known as “spice” or “k2.” Researchers believe the dangerous drugs could potentially lead to strokes in young adults who use them. A group of doctors in Buffalo, New York point specifically to the…

Heart failure and stroke rates on the rise among men under 40

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Apr 09, 2021 … GOTHENBERG, Sweden — Generally, heart failure and stroke is much more common in older adults than younger individuals. However, an unsettling new study reports more and more younger adult men under 40 are experiencing both. Conducted by researchers from the University of Gothenberg, this research also discovered a link between these higher rates of cardiovascular disease…

Put A Ring On It: Married People Less Likely To Suffer From Heart Disease, Stroke

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Mar 31, 2019 … LONDON — The grass may be greenest on the hitched side, after all. Recent research finds that being married may help prevent heart disease and stroke, as well as the associated risk of death. Studies have shown that 80 percent of cardiovascular disease cases are attributed to several widely-accepted risk factors: age, gender, high blood…

Sleep Well, Live Longer: Study Links Insomnia To Heart Attack, Stroke

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Dec 07, 2017 … SHENYANG, China — Struggling to fall asleep can be maddening, but it may also carry serious health risks. A recent study finds that insomnia can increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes. With more people suffering from insomnia symptoms than ever, including difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, early-morning awakening, and non-restorative sleep, the…

Just 4 ounces of fried food raises risk of major heart disease and stroke

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Jan 20, 2021 … LONDON — For meat eaters, a warm basket of golden fried chicken might sound like a little slice of heaven. Unfortunately, a new study finds too much fried food may end up making that a last meal. Researchers from Shenzhen University say eating fried food significantly increases the risk of major cardiovascular events, coronary heart disease,…

Doctors seeing more cases of rare brain disorder, stroke linked to COVID-19

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Jul 11, 2020 … LONDON — We know that the most severe cases of COVID-19 can bring about extreme respiratory problems. A new study finds, however, the disease may also have a devastating effect on the brain. Doctors in London are seeing more neurological complications due to the coronavirus, including a rare disorder that causes brain inflammation. The team from…

Research: Multivitamins Don’t Prevent Heart Attacks, Stroke, Cardiovascular Death

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Jul 14, 2018 … DALLAS — Many Americans take multivitamins and other mineral supplements every day as part of their diets with the hope of maintaining optimal health and extending their lifespan. But do they really provide any benefit? New research published in an American Heart Association journal claims that vitamin supplements have no effect on heart health, and won’t…

Hormone Therapy During Gender Transition May Worsen Risk For Heart Attack, Stroke, Blood Clots

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Feb 19, 2019 … DALLAS — People who receive hormone therapy while undergoing gender transition face an increased risk of suffering from potentially deadly heart conditions, according to a study published by the American Heart Association. The research, carried out by a team of Dutch researchers, showed that hormone treatments worsen one’s risk for several cardiovascular issues including strokes,…

Drinking coffee and green tea lowers the risk of death in heart attack, stroke survivors

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Feb 04, 2021 … DALLAS, Texas — For those who have already suffered a heart attack or stroke, their chances of another incident or even death rise significantly. Thankfully, a new study is revealing how most people’s morning ritual can also keep their heart healthy. Researchers in Japan say drinking coffee each day can lower the risk of death in…