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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...

Stroke accounts for 11% deaths globally, yet families are rarely prepared...

Study finds there is overwhelming focus on physical improvement and not on emotional needs Doctors caring for severe stroke patients need to take account of...

2 or more yoghurt servings a week can prevent stroke

Cardio protective properties of yoghurt proved once again in a new US study Consuming more than two servings of yogurt per week may lower the...

Smoking just one cigarette can up your chances of stroke, heart...

Smoking just one cigarette a day can yo the risk of developing coronary heart disease and stroke, reveals a new study published in the...

At home or in hospital, stroke patients do not receive timely...

With diabetes and cardiovascular diseases on the rise, stroke is one of the biggest causes of long term morbidity but healthcare services are yet...

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