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Common signs of heat stroke and exhaustion you need to know

Heat can be deadly. As summer temperatures climb—and as climate change contributes to more 100-degree days each year—heat illnesses become a more serious risk, particularly...

This micro-device could pick up early signs of heart attack or stroke

Heart attacks and strokes are the world’s leading causes of death. In Australia each year, approximately 55,000 people suffer a heart attack, with a similar...

This gland problem in your neck is linked to bone fracture, stroke and heart...

Scientists from the University of Gothenburg found in the hormonal disorder primary hyperparathyroidism, patients' risk of hip fracture is elevated by 51%, and that...

Stroke can cut life expectancy by one third

Scientists from the University of Queensland found that almost two-thirds of acute stroke patients fail to survive more than a decade and have a...

Coffee and tea drinking may protect you from stroke and dementia

Scientists from Tianjin Medical University found that drinking coffee or tea may be associated with a lower risk of stroke and dementia. They found drinking...

After stroke at 32, young mom’s small town pitched in to help

Elizabeth Gilberg recently picked up a few new skills. At 50, she's learned to knit and is relearning how to quilt. She took lessons in...

Sit less. Move more. Do chores. These 3 things can reduce your stroke risk

Too much sitting leads to an increased risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and other chronic illnesses, including depression. To offset the severe side effects...

Stroke linked to higher risk for depression and other mood problems

Scientists from Aarhus University found stroke survivors may have a higher risk of developing depression or another mood disorder within the first year. The research...

This study shows a big cause of stroke

Scientists from the National University of Ireland found that one in 11 stroke survivors experienced a period of anger or upset in the hour...

Sleep loss linked to recurrent heart attack, stroke

In a study from the University of Oslo, researchers found that nearly half of heart disease patients have insomnia. The findings suggest that heart patients should be...