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Walking for just half an hour may reduce severity of strokes

People who participate in light to moderate physical activity may have less severe strokes People who participate in light to moderate physical activity, such as...

Daily aspirin won’t prevent heart disease, stroke or prolong life

Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect on prevention of major cardiovascular disease, stroke A landmark trial has found that daily low-dose aspirin has...

Stroke patients are twice as likely to suffer memory loss

Stroke history increases risk of memory loss by 70 percent, a recent stroke could double the risk Stroke increases the risk of memory loss, shows...

1.2 seconds is all artificial intelligence takes to screen CT scans

It can save crucial time in case of a stroke, can be a life-saver in a manpower starved country like India A new study has...

Heart disease, stroke cause a quarter of deaths in India

Study published in Lancet Global Health reveals new trends in cardiovascular diseases in India Death due to cardiovascular disease is on the rise in India....

Hypertension causes half of all stroke deaths in India

High blood pressure is the primary culprit behind stroke and coronary artery disease in IndiaIndia is grappling with a huge hypertension burden, a large...

Vitamin B reduces stroke chances in hypertensives

Vitamin B supplementation in hypertensive individuals with low platelet count reduces risk of first stroke by 73% The humble vitamin B could be a wonder...

Frequent sauna baths can protect you from stroke

Study finds 4-7 sauna baths a week could reduce stroke chances by 61% If you are fond of sauna bathing, go for it. It will...

New device can detect stroke with greater accuracy, improving outcomes

Standard physical examination achieved only 40-89 percent accuracy in detecting strokeA new device worn like a visor can detect emergent large-vessel occlusion in patients...

Worldwide study traces 22 new genetic risk factors for stroke

Stroke is the second most common cause of death the world over but is poorly understood An international research consortium studying 520,000 individuals from around...

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Diet rich in fish, fruits & nuts lowers stroke risk

Mediterranean diet can lower stroke risk, especially in women.Fruits and nuts are the key to keeping stroke away. And some fish. One of the largest...