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Long nap and sleep could mean higher stroke risk

A recent study from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology found that people who take long naps during the day or sleep 9...

Fish oil drug could prevent 70,000 heart attacks, strokes every year in U.S.

In a new study, researchers predicted that more than 70,000 heart attacks, strokes and other adverse cardiovascular events could be prevented each year in...

This blood pressure number may help predict dementia, brain lesions

In a recent study, researchers found that the bottom number (diastolic blood pressure) on a blood pressure test could be important when it comes...

How to prevent a second heart attack or stroke in the COVID-19 pandemic

As hospitals, health professionals and healthcare systems, governments and leaders work to reduce community spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. and protect the...

This vegetarian diet may help reduce stroke risk

In a new study, researchers found that people who eat a vegetarian diet rich in nuts, vegetables and soy may have a lower risk...

Different foods linked to different types of stroke

In a new study, researchers found that different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke. The team found that while...

These stroke survivors may not be prescribed enough blood pressure meds

Nearly two-thirds of people who survive an often-deadly type of stroke caused by bleeding in the brain continue to experience high blood pressure because...

This brain stimulation method may treat dementia, migraine headaches, stroke

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has shown significant efficacy in treating major depressive and obsessive-compulsive disorders. In a new study review, researchers suggest that TMS may...

New toothpaste could identify plaque, may help prevent heart attack, stroke

For decades, researchers have suggested a link between oral health and inflammatory diseases affecting the entire body — in particular, heart attacks and strokes. Inflammation...

This new drug may help to preserve brain cells after stroke

After 50 years of research and the testing of over 1,000 drugs, there is new hope for preserving brain cells for a time after...

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In a new study, researchers found that people with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gut symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant...

Whether marijuana could reduce pain is unclear, new study shows

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