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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…

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,…

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…

Inexpensive ‘wonderpill’ significantly cuts risk of heart attack, stroke

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Nov 14, 2020 … HAMILTON, Ontario — There’s good news for individuals looking for an inexpensive way to ensure a healthier heart. A “wonderpill” daily tablet containing four medicines can almost halve the risk of a heart attack or stroke and save milllions of lives, a study shows. The cheap polypill, costing just pennies, is a cocktail of three blood…

High blood pressure while you sleep raises risk of heart attack, stroke

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Nov 06, 2020 … TOCHIGI, Japan — People who have high blood pressure while asleep are more likely to suffer cardiovascular disease, especially heart failure, in the future, a new study reveals. In fact, researchers at Jichi Medical University in Japan warn that even when a patient’s daytime blood pressure is within normal ranges, they are still more likely to…

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…

Stroke Patients Take Significantly Longer to Seek Treatment During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Jun 01, 2020 … FAIRFAX, Va. — Except for the hospitals in the COVID-19 “hotspots,” many urgent care centers and emergency rooms across the country have been operating at a significantly reduced capacity. Recent research shows that many Americans are delaying necessary medical care out of fear of contracting the coronavirus. Now a new study shows that to be…

Social Isolation Increases Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke, & Death From All Causes

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May 22, 2020 … VIENNA — Social isolation is a word on the tip of everyone’s tongues these days. Staying away from others during this pandemic is keeping us safe, but a new study finds that prolonged social isolation is also quite dangerous. Researchers warn that socially isolated people are over 40% more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke,…

Researchers Successfully Repair Stroke-Damaged Brains Using Human Skin Cells

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Apr 09, 2020 … LUND, Sweden — A stroke can have a devastating impact on the human brain, affecting our ability to move and even talk. In a breakthrough that scientists call “remarkable,” there is new hope for patients who have suffered a debilitating stroke. Researchers in Sweden have restored the mobility and sense of touch in rats that…

Study: Long naps, sleeping for more than 9 hours increases stroke risk

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Dec 12, 2019 … WUHAN, China — There’s nothing quite as satisfying as hitting the hay after a long day for some much-need shut eye. Similarly, a nice midday nap can be just what the doctor ordered in terms staying fresh and avoiding the afternoon doldrums. However, a new study finds that you may want to make sure you’re not…

Silence is golden: Living in a noisy area may increase risk of more serious stroke

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Nov 01, 2019 … BARCELONA, Spain — We’ve all dealt with the occasional noisy party next door or been woken up rudely by a car alarm, but these are just small annoyances with no real health consequences right? Well, according to a new international study conducted in Barcelona, Spain, all that noise may actually cause a more serious stroke at…

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…

Study: Insomnia associated with higher risk of heart disease, stroke

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Aug 20, 2019 … STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Insomnia is an incredibly frustrating, and common, condition all over the world. An estimated 30% of the general population deals with the condition regularly, and for many people difficulty falling asleep tends to run in their family. Now, a study finds an association between genetic predisposition to insomnia and an increased risk of…

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…