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Under 40 With High Blood Pressure? Be Wary of Heart Risks 8 Nov 11:31am Under 40 With High Blood Pressure? Be Wary of Heart Risks
Coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure or peripheral artery disease were among the risks.
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Smoking cannabis may boost your risk of stroke scientists fear 19 Oct 9:42am Smoking cannabis may boost your risk of stroke scientists fear
Researchers from Avalon University, Ohio found that stroke increased by 15 per cent among marijuana users between 2010 and 2014. But rates of stroke among non-cannabis users didn't change.
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Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people 16 Oct 3:00pm Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people
Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery are 40 percent less likely to have a heart attack or stroke.
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Astonishing recovery of boy, 7, who suffered a STROKE during soccer practice 2 Oct 11:59am Astonishing recovery of boy, 7, who suffered a STROKE during soccer practice
Stephen Corner, seven, from Mineral City, Ohio, suffered a pediatric stroke in June 2018. An artery in his brain was blocked likely due to his body's inflammatory response to a prior viral infection.
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Women who delay childbirth past 35 have higher heart disease risk 1 Oct 2:36pm Women who delay childbirth past 35 have higher heart disease risk
Experiments on rats suggest pregnancy later in life may lead to stiffer blood vessels that can trigger a stroke or heart attack, according to the study by Alberta University.
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Drug company claims fish oil cuts stroke and heart attack risks by 25% - but doctors are skeptical 25 Sep 3:30pm Updated Drug company claims fish oil cuts stroke and heart attack risks by 25% - but doctors are skeptical
Amarin claims that its prescription fish oil capsules reduce the risks of heart attack and stroke by 25% based on a global trial of more than 8,000 people, but doctors question the results.
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Fish Oil Drug May Reduce Heart Attack and Stroke Risks for Some 25 Sep 6:12am Fish Oil Drug May Reduce Heart Attack and Stroke Risks for Some
Large doses of an omega-3 fatty acid in fish oil sharply reduced the rate of cardiovascular events in people with a history of heart disease or Type 2 diabetes.
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Women who eat a Mediterranean diet face a 22% lower risk of stroke 21 Sep 7:35am Updated Women who eat a Mediterranean diet face a 22% lower risk of stroke
University of East Anglia, researchers compared the stroke risk of 23,000 participants, who were put into four different groups based on how closely they followed the diet, over a 17-year period.
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 Woman, 71, develops hepatitis after taking turmeric supplements to prevent a stroke 18 Sep 2:32pm Updated Woman, 71, develops hepatitis after taking turmeric supplements to prevent a stroke
The unnamed 71-year-old, believed to be from Arizona, suffered no symptoms but was referred to a specialist when a check-up found she had abnormally high enzyme levels in her liver.
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 104-Year-Old woman says Diet Coke is key to her long life 5 Jan 8:12am Updated 104-Year-Old woman says Diet Coke is key to her long life
Theresa Rowley, from Michigan, consumes at least one can a day. But scientists would disagree that diet soda has helped extend her life – as it's linked to obesity, diabetes, stroke and dementia.
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 Herbal supplement boosts memory in stroke survivors 19 Dec 2017, 4:24am Herbal supplement boosts memory in stroke survivors
Researchers from Nanjing University in China found ginkgo bilboa improves stroke sufferers' attention, reflexes and language skills in as little as 12 weeks when taken with aspirin, which thins the blood.
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 Supplement boosts memory in stroke survivors 19 Dec 2017, 4:05am Updated Supplement boosts memory in stroke survivors
Researchers from Nanjing University in China found ginkgo bilboa improves stroke sufferers' attention, reflexes and language skills in as little as 12 weeks when taken with aspirin, which thins the blood.
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Herbal remedy for stroke recovery? 19 Dec 2017, 2:51am Herbal remedy for stroke recovery?
Researchers claim ginkgo biloba may help the brain recover after a stroke but experts say the evidence is weak.
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 Will new pill to stop a clot save me from a stroke?  18 Dec 2017, 9:02pm Updated Will new pill to stop a clot save me from a stroke? 
I have recently been prescribed Pradaxa to prevent clots and have been told there is a 3 per cent chance of me having a stroke. Is this a high risk, asks Lionel Jenkins, New Zealand
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 Piece of cheese a day slashes heart attack and stroke risk 1 Dec 2017, 8:51pm Updated Piece of cheese a day slashes heart attack and stroke risk
Consuming a certain portion size daily can slash chances of heart disease by 14%, found Soochow University in China. This same amount could lower the risk of a stroke by 10%.
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Ask Well: Am I at High Risk for a Heart Attack? 24 Nov 2017, 6:00am Ask Well: Am I at High Risk for a Heart Attack?
Physicians use a number of different factors to assess your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
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 Virtual reality therapy can treat stroke patients 15 Nov 2017, 6:59pm Virtual reality therapy can treat stroke patients
A study from Denmark used virtual reality therapy for stroke patients and found it produced the same improvements in arm, hand and finger movement as standard physical therapy.
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 Drinking coffee lowers risk of heart failure and stroke 13 Nov 2017, 5:59pm Updated Drinking coffee lowers risk of heart failure and stroke
Adding an extra cup a day can decrease the risk of stroke by eight percent and heart failure by seven percent, new research from the University of Colorado shows.
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 People taking statins are less likely to die early 12 Nov 2017, 7:24pm People taking statins are less likely to die early
Patients who take statins after suffering a heart attack or stroke are almost 25 per cent less likely to have another one or to die early, researchers at the Heart Institute in Utah have found.
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 Indian man suffers a stroke after neck massage 7 Nov 2017, 8:20am Indian man suffers a stroke after neck massage
Doctors at Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Punjab, have blamed the 'repeated' massages to be the 'trigger factor' of the unidentified patient's stroke.
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 Girl suffered a pediatric stroke in New Hampshire 11 Oct 2017, 6:12pm Girl suffered a pediatric stroke in New Hampshire
Michelle Ostaudelafont, 20, from New Hampshire suffered a stroke when she was 17 years old. Before her stroke, she was healthy and active. She had to go through therapy to regain mobility on her left side.
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 20-year-old girl suffered a pediatric stroke 11 Oct 2017, 6:02pm 20-year-old girl suffered a pediatric stroke
Michelle Ostaudelafont, 20, from New Hampshire suffered a stroke when she was 17 years old. Before her stroke, she was healthy and active. She had to go through therapy to regain mobility on her left side.
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Diagnosis: All Signs Pointed to a Stroke. Then the Tests Come Back Negative. 26 Sep 2017, 5:00am Diagnosis: All Signs Pointed to a Stroke. Then the Tests Come Back Negative.
When, at 94, she suddenly found it difficult to speak and swallow, the doctors had to explore more unusual possibilities.
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 Russian woman spent 17 years with 12-inch tube in stomach 20 Sep 2017, 10:14am Russian woman spent 17 years with 12-inch tube in stomach
The unidentified patient, 50, from Ulan-Ude, close to the Mongolian border, had the rubber tube put in after suffering a stroke in 2000. It was designed to keep her fed in intensive care.
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 Canadian woman mistook a stroke for an intense migraine 19 Sep 2017, 7:23pm Canadian woman mistook a stroke for an intense migraine
Carly White (left), 27, from Carmanville, Canada, thought she had a migraine on July 30. Her husband Nathanael (right) took her to the hospital the next day. He soon learned his wife had had a stroke.
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 Girl, 27, mistook a stroke for an intense migraine 19 Sep 2017, 6:32pm Girl, 27, mistook a stroke for an intense migraine
Carly White (left), 27, from Carmanville, Canada, thought she had a migraine on July 30. Her husband Nathanael (right) took her to the hospital the next day. He soon learned his wife had had a stroke.
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 Unconscious terminally ill mother had baby at 24-weeks-old 8 Sep 2017, 4:38pm Unconscious terminally ill mother had baby at 24-weeks-old
Carrie DeKlyen, 37, chose to forgo cancer treatment to have her daughter, Life. She has terminal brain cancer. The cancer caused a stroke that left the Michigan mom unconscious before she had her baby.
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 Stroke survivors are at double the risk of cancer 7 Sep 2017, 10:52am Stroke survivors are at double the risk of cancer
In two thirds of cases, the disease has already spread around the body, known as metastasis - making the cancer deadlier, according to a team of Spanish researchers.
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 Melbourne woman loses half weight eating six meals a day 6 Sep 2017, 4:37am Melbourne woman loses half weight eating six meals a day
Two years ago, Marnie Benney, of Melbourne, was told by doctors that if she didn't get her ever-increasing weight under control she was a prime candidate for diabetes, stroke or a heart attack.
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 NHS cuts funding for umbrella-like device for stroke 5 Sep 2017, 10:43am Updated NHS cuts funding for umbrella-like device for stroke
Plugging a hole in the heart with an umbrella-like device can significantly reduce the risk of stroke, new studies show. 
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 Speed increases risk of stroke within hours or days of use 4 Sep 2017, 10:53am Updated Speed increases risk of stroke within hours or days of use
Methamphetamine can raise blood pressure, making users more susceptible to a hemorrhagic stroke, found a study by the University of New South Wales in Australia.
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 Magnesium cream could combat high blood pressure 1 Sep 2017, 11:52am Updated Magnesium cream could combat high blood pressure
Magnesium creams could be used as an alternative to medication to combat high blood pressure, a University of Hertfordshire study has found. Hypertension raises risk of heart disease and stroke.
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 Being fit in middle-age is as good as exercising in youth 28 Aug 2017, 5:00pm Being fit in middle-age is as good as exercising in youth
The findings, by experts in Norway, offer hope that it is not too late to get fit to the millions of middle-aged people in Britain who do very little exercise. Around 100,000 people have a stroke each year in the UK.
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 Cannabis protects you from a stroke, study claims 16 Aug 2017, 8:04pm Updated Cannabis protects you from a stroke, study claims
The researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas found blood flow in the putamen - an area of the brain associated with reward, learning and habits - was greater in users than nonusers.
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Stroke Risk Declining in Men but Not Women 14 Aug 2017, 11:18pm Updated Stroke Risk Declining in Men but Not Women
Stroke has been considered a male disease, but it is very prevalent in women too, with a high risk of disability and death.
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 One e-cig puff increases the risk of a heart attack 14 Aug 2017, 5:06pm Updated One e-cig puff increases the risk of a heart attack
Researchers from West Virginia University found that after just five minutes of vape exposure, mice's arteries narrow by 30 percent within an hour. Narrow arteries can result in heart attacks or stroke.
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 Quitting statins raises risk of a second stroke  3 Aug 2017, 9:22am Updated Quitting statins raises risk of a second stroke 
The papers, published today by the American Heart Association, lay bare a worrying trend that could be hampering efforts to curb strokes, the fifth-biggest killer in the US.
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 Eating a small amount of chcolate reduces risk of stroke 1 Aug 2017, 8:57am Updated Eating a small amount of chcolate reduces risk of stroke
Experts from Boston found a regular chocolate treat slashes our risk of an abnormal heart rhythm linked with stroke by 20%. It contains flavanols which promote healthy blood vessel function.
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 Higher dementia risk associated with risk for a stroke 31 Jul 2017, 3:38pm Higher dementia risk associated with risk for a stroke
Risk factors for a stroke and dementia could be linked and most common in the southern United States, a new study claims.
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 Harvard robotic exosuits could help stroke sufferers walk 26 Jul 2017, 4:35pm Updated Harvard robotic exosuits could help stroke sufferers walk
Lightweight robotic machines have been created that could help patients walk after experiencing a stroke, new prototypes developed at Harvard University have revealed.
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 Butterfly device MobiusHD can cut the risk of stroke 16 Jul 2017, 2:30pm Butterfly device MobiusHD can cut the risk of stroke
The MobiusHD sits in a branch of one of the carotid arteries. It is a featherlight, four-sided wire cage and has been able to improve patients’ prospects where medication had failed.
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 Brain dead pregnant woman was kept alive for 123 days 11 Jul 2017, 2:07pm Updated Brain dead pregnant woman was kept alive for 123 days
Frankielen da Silva Zampoli Padilha, 21, from Campo Largo in south Brazil, died during pregnancy in October last year after suffering a stroke. Doctors saved the embryos as their hearts continued to beat.
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 Listening to music changes your brain structure 11 Jul 2017, 9:16am Updated Listening to music changes your brain structure
Scientists at Edinburgh University hopes that future studies will determine whether music can help with special kinds of motor rehabilitation programmes, such as after a stroke.
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 Brain dead pregnant woman, 21, was kept alive for 123 days 11 Jul 2017, 6:12am Updated Brain dead pregnant woman, 21, was kept alive for 123 days
Frankielen da Silva Zampoli Padilha, 21, from Campo Largo in south Brazil, died during pregnancy in October last year after suffering a stroke. Doctors saved the embryos as their hearts continued to beat.
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 Florida study finds late menopause lowers risk of stroke 4 Jul 2017, 10:53am Florida study finds late menopause lowers risk of stroke
Researchers from the University of Florida found that having a 36-to-40 'reproductive year' span is the most protective against heart disease. Estrogen has previously been shown to keep vessels flexible.
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 Children with a higher IQ live longer, say scientists 29 Jun 2017, 4:55pm Updated Children with a higher IQ live longer, say scientists
Smarter children are less likely to die from heart disease, stroke, dementia and certain cancers, a University of Edinburgh study has found. They are more likely to not smoke and do more exercise.
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Smart Kids Live Longer 28 Jun 2017, 6:30pm Smart Kids Live Longer
Lower scores on childhood intelligence tests were associated with death from heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease, and lung and stomach cancers.
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 Fat teenagers are more likely to suffer stroke as an adult 28 Jun 2017, 5:34pm Fat teenagers are more likely to suffer stroke as an adult
Swedish scientists found for every two-point increase in body mass index (BMI) from eight to 20, men were 20 per cent more likely to have a stroke.
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 Breastfeeding for a year reduces chances of heart attack 21 Jun 2017, 8:30pm Breastfeeding for a year reduces chances of heart attack
Researchers from Oxford University found that the longer a mother breastfeeds, the greater the cardiovascular health benefit appears to be. Breastfeeding cuts the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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 Horse riding may help stroke survivors recover 16 Jun 2017, 7:12pm Updated Horse riding may help stroke survivors recover
The research, by experts in Sweden and Australia, also found a therapy in which patients beat their hands and feet to music was beneficial, although only to half the degree of the horse riding lessons.
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 Why suffering a stroke may turn you into an alcoholic 1 Jun 2017, 9:40am Why suffering a stroke may turn you into an alcoholic
Researchers from Texas A&M College of Medicine found rats choose alcohol over water after a stroke. This may explain why sufferers often struggle to abstain despite medical advice.
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 Preeclampsia increases stroke risk six fold 31 May 2017, 9:05am Preeclampsia increases stroke risk six fold
Two thirds of preeclampsia-related strokes occur after birth when the mother has gone home, a team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center warn.
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 Ear lobe crease is tell-tale sign of a stroke 29 May 2017, 4:04am Updated Ear lobe crease is tell-tale sign of a stroke
Having diagonal creases across your ear lobes may mean you are at increased risk of suffering a stroke, according to new research.
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 10 stroke patients regain control of their paralyzed hands 26 May 2017, 6:23pm 10 stroke patients regain control of their paralyzed hands
The machine, developed by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, targets a small part of the brain that is needed to send the first 'movement signal' to our fingers.
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Why Chocolate May Be Good for the Heart 23 May 2017, 6:30pm Updated Why Chocolate May Be Good for the Heart
Eating chocolate may lower the risk for atrial fibrillation, the irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke and heart failure.
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Red Meat Increases Risk of Dying From 8 Diseases 19 May 2017, 4:18pm Red Meat Increases Risk of Dying From 8 Diseases
High red meat consumption increased the rate of dying from cancer, heart disease, respiratory disease, stroke, diabetes, infections, kidney disease and liver disease.
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Red Meat Increases Risk of Dying From 9 Diseases 15 May 2017, 3:59pm Red Meat Increases Risk of Dying From 9 Diseases
High red meat consumption increased the rate of dying from cancer, heart disease, respiratory disease, stroke, diabetes, infections, Alzheimer’s disease, kidney disease and liver disease.
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 Britain faces epidemic of strokes as we live longer 11 May 2017, 4:28pm Britain faces epidemic of strokes as we live longer
The number of Britons suffering a stroke is expected to increase 44 per cent by 2035, significantly higher than the European average of 34 per cent, and driven by an ageing population.
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 A simple blood test could detect YOUR stroke risk 11 May 2017, 3:36pm Updated A simple blood test could detect YOUR stroke risk
Researchers from Harvard Medical School found stroke sufferers have 1.86mg per liter of the protein in their blood versus just 1.80mg per liter in women who have not had the disorder.
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 Majority of salt in our diet comes from restaurants 8 May 2017, 5:52pm Majority of salt in our diet comes from restaurants
Study suggests most of the salt in our diet comes from takeaways and eating out, rather than the salt shaker at the table. Too much salt increases risk of heart disease and stroke.
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 Wiltshire teenager, 14, was suffering a STROKE  7 May 2017, 7:12pm Wiltshire teenager, 14, was suffering a STROKE 
Alex Doran from Salisbury in Wiltshire collapsed at home while getting dressed for school. He felt a sharp pain his head, his eyes were rolling and he began vomiting.
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Diet Sodas Tied to Dementia and Stroke 26 Apr 2017, 1:25pm Diet Sodas Tied to Dementia and Stroke
People who drank one to six artificially sweetened drinks a week had a higher risk of stroke or dementia.
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 New warning on deadly nanoparticles from diesel fumes 26 Apr 2017, 11:23am Updated New warning on deadly nanoparticles from diesel fumes
Edinburgh University experts say nanoparticles can travel from the lungs into the bloodstream and reach the cardiovascular system where they increase the likelihood of a heart attack or stroke.
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 New warning on diesel fumes 26 Apr 2017, 8:25am Updated New warning on diesel fumes
Edinburgh University experts say nanoparticles can travel from the lungs into the bloodstream and reach the cardiovascular system where they increase the likelihood of a heart attack or stroke.
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 Brotherly love and the stroke victim healed by his family 25 Apr 2017, 2:41pm Updated Brotherly love and the stroke victim healed by his family
David Dow, from North Carolina, had a massive stroke at the age of ten. Brother Dr Mike Dow, a psychotherapist, wrote a book with David about recovery. It was caused by Moyamoya disease.
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 Diet drinks TRIPLE your risk of stroke and dementia 20 Apr 2017, 8:33pm Updated Diet drinks TRIPLE your risk of stroke and dementia
The Boston University study of almost 4,400 adults suggests diet drinks are more likely to cause strokes and dementia than those full of sugar.
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 Expectant mother is cured of Lyme disease by her baby 20 Apr 2017, 5:14am Expectant mother is cured of Lyme disease by her baby
Celeste Clancy, 28, from, Georgia, contracted Lyme disease after being bitten by a tick during a trip two years ago. It caused her to suffer from uncontrollable shaking and stroke-like symptoms.
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 Unemployed people at higher risk of having a stroke 14 Apr 2017, 11:28am Updated Unemployed people at higher risk of having a stroke
The stress of not having a consistent income to provide for themselves or not could also explain the findings, Japanese experts suggest. Stress is a well-known risk factor of the fatal blood clots.
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 Toyota unveils robotic leg that lets paralysed people walk 12 Apr 2017, 7:40am Toyota unveils robotic leg that lets paralysed people walk
Toyota demonstrated the robotic leg, known as The Welwalk WW-1000, at its Tokyo headquarters on Wednesday. The robot assistant could help older people left partially paralysed after a stroke.
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 Gothenburg finds being tall can increase risk of stroke 7 Apr 2017, 5:29am Gothenburg finds being tall can increase risk of stroke
Tall women are more likely to have a stroke or heart failure, according to scientists from the University of Gothenburg. Their larger heart chambers can disrupt the organ's rhythm, causing disease.
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1 Apr 2017, 6:06pm Updated China finds link between insomnia and heart attack
Chinese researchers found those who struggled to stay asleep had an 11 per cent greater risk of a deadly cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack or stroke.
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Spider venom may offer stroke therapy 21 Mar 2017, 5:12am Updated Spider venom may offer stroke therapy
Protein extracted from funnel webs may help minimise the effects of brain damage after a stroke.
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 Drugs guided by magnets change how stroke patients treated 13 Mar 2017, 7:17am Drugs guided by magnets change how stroke patients treated
Biochemists have combined clot-busting drugs with magnetic particles to create ‘nanospheres’ of medication which can be directed to precise points in the body.
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Ask Well: Mediterranean Diet vs. Statins to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke? 10 Mar 2017, 6:00am Ask Well: Mediterranean Diet vs. Statins to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke?
The Mediterranean diet helps even if you are taking statins and, along with other benefits, might help avoid the need for statins altogether.
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 Marijuana increases your risk of a stroke, study warns 9 Mar 2017, 5:47pm Marijuana increases your risk of a stroke, study warns
A new study has found that that smoking marijuana can increase your risk of a stroke or heart failure. The drug was also linked to other cardiovascular factors such as obesity, smoking and alcohol use.
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 Diet of salty fast food causes half of US diabetes deaths 7 Mar 2017, 6:37pm Diet of salty fast food causes half of US diabetes deaths
A new study from Tufts University found diet to be the cause behind half of all heart disease, stroke and diabetes deaths. Researchers warn that these habits pose health and economic burdens.
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 You can be fat AND healthy 2 Mar 2017, 4:23am You can be fat AND healthy
A major study by Dutch scientists has concluded that exercise reduces the risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, regardless of someone’s body mass index (BMI).
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 Exercise increases your chances of surviving a stroke 25 Feb 2017, 1:03pm Updated Exercise increases your chances of surviving a stroke
Using mice, University of North Carolina researchers found the loss of collateral vessels in old age is prevented by exercise. This can reduce the severity of a potentially deadly stroke, they say.
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 E-cigarettes users may be at risk of a STROKE 25 Feb 2017, 12:02pm E-cigarettes users may be at risk of a STROKE
In a study on mice, exposure to the chemicals in the popular gadgets increased the risk of deadly blood clots, according to researchers from Texas Tech University, Amarillo.
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 Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg 22 Feb 2017, 11:16pm Updated Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg
Imperial researchers say fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death.
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 Drug used to treat arthritis could save stroke patients 18 Feb 2017, 5:24pm Drug used to treat arthritis could save stroke patients
British doctors are trialling the use of a rheumatoid arthritis drug which targets the inflammatory process in the brain caused by stroke in the same way it treats inflammation in an arthritic joint.
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 Everything you need to know if your loved one has a STROKE 14 Feb 2017, 8:27am Updated Everything you need to know if your loved one has a STROKE
British broadcaster Andrew Marr suffered a stroke at the age of 53 that left him temporarily unable to speak and paralysed down the left side. In a new BBC documentary, he investigates treatments.
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 Women who hit puberty early TWICE as likely to have stroke 8 Feb 2017, 6:28pm Updated Women who hit puberty early TWICE as likely to have stroke
An early puberty can lead to a reduced amount of oxygen reaching the brain, causing the death of tissue and leading to a potentially deadly stroke, Japanese experts have warned.
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 Sarah Porter from Maine describes having stroke at age 20 3 Feb 2017, 4:27pm Sarah Porter from Maine describes having stroke at age 20
Sarah Porter, from Maine, was 20, sat in math class, when she suffered her first stroke. Now she has survived two strokes and two brain surgeries - and is working for the surgeon who saved her life.
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Dangerous Fruit: Mystery of Deadly Outbreaks in India Is Solved 31 Jan 2017, 11:01am Updated Dangerous Fruit: Mystery of Deadly Outbreaks in India Is Solved
Researchers had suspected that heat stroke, infections or pesticides were behind a disease that killed about 40 percent of children affected, but it seems lychees were to blame.
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 Portuguese man says staff forced him to stay in hospital 24 Jan 2017, 5:38pm Updated Portuguese man says staff forced him to stay in hospital
Adriano Guedes was admitted to the James Paget Hospital in Norfolk following a stroke in August 2014. But he was removed after the hospital obtained a court order on January 10 this year.
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Stroke survivor: Virtual Reality helped me walk again 16 Jan 2017, 2:51pm Stroke survivor: Virtual Reality helped me walk again
Shannon Mackey has been using virtual reality physiotherapy sessions to help learn to walk again after suffering a stroke.
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 Migraine sufferers are at high risk of having a stroke during surgery, study finds 12 Jan 2017, 9:09pm Migraine sufferers are at high risk of having a stroke during surgery, study finds
Despite being viewed as a benign condition, having a migraine also increases the chances of being readmitted to hospital, a new study by Harvard Medical School discovered.
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 Sunderland mother-of-three suffered three strokes all triggered by her PREGNANCY  2 Jan 2017, 11:34am Sunderland mother-of-three suffered three strokes all triggered by her PREGNANCY 
Julie Foster (pictured), from Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, first realised she suffered a stroke while she was expecting her third child Oliver in 2013.
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 Yes, you CAN die of a broken heart 30 Dec 2016, 3:02am Yes, you CAN die of a broken heart
Just hours before Debbie Reynolds (pictured) suffered a stroke in Los Angeles after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, she told her family: 'I miss her so much. I just want to be with her.'
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Well: Is Hot Yoga Good for You? 16 Dec 2016, 6:00am Well: Is Hot Yoga Good for You?
Hot yoga, done in a hot room, may have health benefits, but it can also lead to dehydration or heat stroke.
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 Unmarried adults are 70% more likely to die from a stroke 15 Dec 2016, 1:22pm Updated Unmarried adults are 70% more likely to die from a stroke
Experts at Duke University in North Carolina, suspect that a key reason married people tend to do better following a stroke is simply because they have someone to look after them.
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Customer wins £90k after shampoo and rinse causes stroke 12 Dec 2016, 7:18pm Customer wins £90k after shampoo and rinse causes stroke
A man from Brighton has received £90,000 in compensation from a hair salon after doctors said his shampoo and rinse gave him a stroke.
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Stretched neck 12 Dec 2016, 8:33am Stretched neck
What is the stroke risk from having your hair washed in a salon?
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Stay Optimistic, Live Longer? 7 Dec 2016, 4:00pm Stay Optimistic, Live Longer?
Increasing levels of optimism were tied to decreasing risks of death from cancer, heart disease, stroke and infections.
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 Woman suffers rare side effect from fertility treatment that led to a stroke 2 Dec 2016, 10:57pm Updated Woman suffers rare side effect from fertility treatment that led to a stroke
Emma Raven, from Netherton, Liverpool, has been left with balance problems, eyesight difficulties and struggles to hear as a result of her stroke - which doctors say was caused by IVF.
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 Aspirin a day could dramatically cut cancer and heart disease risk 30 Nov 2016, 4:41pm Updated Aspirin a day could dramatically cut cancer and heart disease risk
The findings by USC contradict FDA fears that older Americans face an increased risk of stroke and bleeding in the brain and stomach if they take aspirin daily.
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Stroke Rates Rising in Younger People 29 Nov 2016, 5:17pm Stroke Rates Rising in Younger People
Stroke rates have been declining in older people over the past 20 years — but have sharply increased in those under 55.
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 Man, 57, suffered stroke 15 minutes after finishing an energy drink 28 Nov 2016, 5:58pm Updated Man, 57, suffered stroke 15 minutes after finishing an energy drink
The 57-year-old, from Alabama, was hospitalized feeling shaky, with tingling and numbness in his right arm and leg. A CT scan revealed he had suffered a small but life-threatening brain hemorrhage.
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 Gum disease is a sign of erectile dysfunction, study warns 26 Nov 2016, 12:57pm Updated Gum disease is a sign of erectile dysfunction, study warns
Chronic bacterial infection of the gums carries a high risk of cardiovascular disease and inflammation, which in turn have been tied stroke and hardening of the arteries, and erectile dysfunction.
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Moderate Drinking Tied to Lower Stroke Risk 23 Nov 2016, 8:00pm Moderate Drinking Tied to Lower Stroke Risk
Heavier drinking, however, increased the risk of stroke.
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 Patients at risk of heart disease are not getting the drugs they need 19 Nov 2016, 2:23pm Updated Patients at risk of heart disease are not getting the drugs they need
Just under half of stroke patients were not prescribed statins and a quarter were not given anti-hypertensive drugs, researchers from the University of Birmingham found.
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 Women with a history of imigraines are at double the risk of having a stroke 15 Nov 2016, 7:00pm Women with a history of imigraines are at double the risk of having a stroke
A two-decade study of 115,000 women, by Harvard University researchers, found that those who complained of migraines were 50 per cent more likely to develop major heart problems.
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14 Nov 2016, 2:52am One in three NHS hospitals are failing their stroke patients
Thirty-two per cent of hospitals in England, Wales and Northern Ireland were given the bottom two grades of D or E for their stroke care between April and July this year.
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11 Nov 2016, 8:39pm Updated Stressing about work-life balance is WORSE for your health 
An Oregon State study warns 'repetitive thought' - on top of an imperfect life balance - increases our risk of higher blood pressure, depression, and stress, leading to a stroke or diabetes.
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10 Nov 2016, 9:28am Woman who sounded CHINESE after suffering a stroke says accent is returning
Sarah Colwill, 41, , of Plymouth, lost her strong Devon drawl overnight following a stroke seven years ago in one of only 20 known cases of Foreign Accent Syndrome worldwide.
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31 Oct 2016, 1:40am Noise can make you FAT, stressed and more likely to have a stroke
Noise pollution is one of the most pressing threats to public health and is responsible for things like stress, sleep problems, heart disease and strokes - and can even make Britons fat.
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24 Oct 2016, 5:35pm Updated How your short temper and road rage could be making you SERIOUSLY ill: Long-lasting anger can cause infection and heart disease
A study published in the European Heart Journal found that a single angry outburst increases the risk of a heart attack nearly fivefold and triples the risk of a stroke. This risk can remain for up to two hours.
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24 Oct 2016, 11:11am Young pregnant women have HIGHER risk of stroke than older mothers-to-be, study reveals 
Women aged 25-34 are more likely to have a pregnancy-associated stroke than anyone else, according to Columbia University. Pregnant women aged over 45 have the lowest risk.
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23 Oct 2016, 7:31am Snorers saved from stroke risk thanks to a heart umbrella
The umbrella operation is being trialled by specialists at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, and involves a catheter being navigated through the blood vessels towards a patient's heart.
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10 Oct 2016, 8:37am Updated Have YOU got high blood pressure? Revealed, 7 things you should either eat or avoid to lower it
High blood pressure increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, heart failure and kidney disease. Now, three experts from the University of Newcastle, Australia reveal how to lower it.
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2 Oct 2016, 1:39am Cut the risk of stroke or a heart attack - with a dash of cider vinegar every day  
Dr James Brown, of Aston University in Birmingham, who made the discovery, said: ‘Britain has among the highest cholesterol levels in the world.'
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24 Sep 2016, 1:36pm Preoccupations: What I Learned From a Stroke at 26: Make Time to Untangle
After a stroke at work, an employee at a venture-backed start-up learns to adjust his professional priorities and take a break from the daily sprint.
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6 Sep 2016, 5:00am The Migraine Trust reveal why women are more prone to get migraines
This June, a study in the British Medical Journal found those with migraine headaches had a 50 per cent higher risk of having or dying from a heart attack, stroke or heart disease.
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