Tag: strokes

Innovation, Research

What are ideal blood sugar levels for preventing repeat strokes, heart attacks?

September 29, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Blood sugar control has always been important for people with diabetes when it comes to preventing a stroke. But a new study finds for people with diabetes who have a stroke, there may be an ideal target blood sugar range […]

Biomarker, Innovation

US researchers use biomarker blood test to reveal heart disease risk

November 12, 2019


Researchers collected data of approximately 13,000 individuals from three notable patient populations, including multiple ethnicities. They found that around one-third of adults suffering from mild hypertension, not recommended for treatment, had higher levels in one of the two biomarkers, indicating […]

Innovation, Research

Intensive blood pressure control may slow dementia progression

August 14, 2019


The study, funded by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), found that intensively controlling a person’s blood pressure was 57% more effective at slowing the accumulation of white matter lesions than standard treatment of high blood pressure. White matter […]


3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths

June 11, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 17.9 million deaths worldwide each year are due to cardiovascular disease, accounting for an estimated 31% of yearly global deaths. The WHO note that heart attacks and strokes account for about 85% of […]

Innovation, Research

Using coal as a potent antioxidant

May 6, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Traumatic events, such as brain injuries, strokes, and heart attacks affect millions of people each year and can be fatal. The World Health Organization (WHO) lists stroke as the world’s second biggest killer. All of these conditions involve oxidative stress, […]

Innovation, Research

Experimental vaccine shows promise to protect stroke survivors from blood clots

October 29, 2018

Via: The Medical News

A vaccine may one day be able to replace oral blood thinners to reduce the risk of secondary strokes caused by blood clots, without increasing the risk of serious bleeding or triggering an autoimmune response, according to new research in […]


Walking Just 35 Minutes A Day Could Lessen The Severity Of Strokes

September 21, 2018

Via: Forbes

The results were published online yesterday in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “Stroke is a major cause of serious disability, so finding ways to prevent stroke or reduce the disability caused by stroke are important,” […]

Innovation, Research

Risk of heart attacks, strokes and vascular occlusions found to be higher in cancer patients

June 25, 2018

Via: The Medical News

“We were able to show that, although the risk of arterial thrombosis in patients with malignant tumours is significantly lower than that of venous thrombosis, there is a great variation, depending upon the type of tumour,” says lead author Ella […]