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Call for urgent research as cannabis use links to stroke and heart problems

Call for urgent research as cannabis use links to stroke and heart problems

A new study has called for urgent research into the health effects of cannabis when not used for medical purposes. Two new preliminary studies –...
Attention on sleep to prevent stroke in spinal injury patients

Attention on sleep to prevent stroke in spinal injury patients

A University of Calgary-led study finds disturbed breathing during sleep may increase risk of stroke. A new study led by a University of Calgary researcher...
Daylight Saving Time has long-term negative effects on health

Daylight Saving Time has long-term negative effects on health

New research has shown how, over time, Day Light Savings can have negative impacts on health – increasing the risk of heart attacks and...
Dog ownership linked to longevity in stroke and heart attack survivors

Dog ownership linked to longevity in stroke and heart attack survivors

Dog ownership may be associated with longer life and better cardiovascular outcomes, especially for heart attack and stroke survivors who live alone. These are the...

Algorithm expands ability to assess for clot-removing procedure

An algorithm can help physicians assess whether a patient would benefit from an endovascular clot-removing procedure to remove a clot blocking an artery. Endovascular thrombectomy...
The world of silent strokes: a common phenomenon you didn’t know about

The world of silent strokes: a common phenomenon you didn’t know about

Canadian researchers have discovered that covert or silent strokes are common in seniors after they have elective, non-cardiac surgery and double their risk of...
Preventicus: Smart cardiac rhythm management for stroke prevention

Preventicus: Smart cardiac rhythm management for stroke prevention

Julia Rohde from Preventicus talks about how their integrated care program helps those at risk of a stroke with smart cardiac rhythm management. In Europe,...
Heart disease and stroke mortality rates have almost stopped declining

Heart disease and stroke mortality rates have almost stopped declining

In many high-income countries, heart disease and stroke mortality rates have almost stopped declining, and are even increasing in some countries, according to new...
Did you know that dietary cholesterol or egg consumption does not increase the risk of stroke?

Did you know that dietary cholesterol or egg consumption does not increase the risk...

According to the University of Eastern Finland, a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or egg consumption is not associated with an elevated risk...
Greater risk of heart attack and stroke in women is linked with antibiotic use

Greater risk of heart attack and stroke in women is linked with antibiotic use

Published in the European Heart Journal, antibiotic use over a long period of time can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in...
Artificially sweetened beverages could cause stroke in post-menopausal women

Artificially sweetened beverages could cause stroke in post-menopausal women

Among post-menopausal women, drinking multiple artificially sweetened beverages daily was associated with an increase in the risk of having a stroke. According to research published...
Ever heard of the Stroke Action Plan?

Ever heard of the Stroke Action Plan?

Following the launch of its European Stroke Action Plan 2018-2030, the European Stroke Organisation discusses with Health Europa the world of stroke care. Recently, the...

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