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This inexpensive drug combo may lower risks for heart attack, stroke

In a new study, researchers found an inexpensive treatment that combines four drugs could reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure. The...

This training could boost stroke survivors’ walking skills

In a new study, researchers found high-intensity step training that mimics real-world conditions may better improve walking ability in stroke survivors compared to traditional,...

Insomnia linked to higher risk of heart disease and stroke

People suffering from insomnia may have an increased risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure, and stroke, according to new research in the American...

Stroke may lead to lower vitamin D

Low vitamin D levels do not lead to strokes but can result from them, according to the latest study that looks at the relationship...

Aerobic exercise could improve recovery after stroke

Rehabilitation for most stroke survivors rarely involves aerobic fitness. But new research suggests they might be missing out on a significant healing opportunity. An analysis of...

Urinary tract infections have strongest link with stroke

Urinary tract infection is a very common infection that affects a part of the urinary system. The urinary system consists of the kidneys, bladder, ureters...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...

Older people need to watch out for ‘silent’ strokes after surgery

In a new study, researchers found that covert—or 'silent' - strokes are common in older people after they have elective, non-cardiac surgery. The strokes can...

Rising blood pressure puts women at greater stroke risk than men

As the severity of high blood pressure rises, the risk of stroke rises almost twice as quickly in women compared with men, according to...

This drug combo could cut the risk of heart attacks and strokes

In a new study, researchers found that treatment with a statin in combination with ezetimibe could benefit patients with a history of coronary heart...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...