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Frequent marijuana use linked to strokes and heart rhythm problems

In two new studies, researchers found that frequent cannabis use was linked to an increased risk of stroke and people diagnosed with cannabis use...

More exercise after 60 may prevent heart attack, stroke

In a new study, researchers found people over the age of 60 should do more exercise not less in order to prevent heart disease...

Stroke death rate increasing for middle-aged Americans

In more than half of all counties across the country, a growing percentage of middle-aged Americans are dying of strokes, according to a new...

Both numbers in blood pressure reading could predict future stroke, heart attack

Systolic pressure is the upper number in a blood pressure reading. It measures how hard the heart pumps blood into arteries. Diastolic pressure is the...

Trouble sleeping? Insomnia slinked to high risk of stroke, heart attack

In a new study, researchers found people who have trouble sleeping may be more likely to have a stroke, heart attack or other heart...

Living in a noisy area may increase your risk of severe stroke

In a new study, researchers found the high levels of environmental noise people are subjected to in large cities can increase both the severity...

Scientists find new way to detect heart rhythm problems after stroke

In a new study, researchers have developed a new method to detect irregular heartbeats after stroke. The new method outperformed the approach that’s currently used...

New blood test could predict stroke risk in people with diabetes

Having diabetes is a risk factor for many other health conditions, including stroke. “Every 40 seconds an American has a stroke,” says Frederick Korley, M.D.,...

AI could rival expert radiologists at detecting brain bleeding

In a new study, UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley researchers found an algorithm did better than two out of four expert radiologists at...

People should stop taking aspirin to prevent first heart attack, stroke, study says

In a new paper, researchers suggest that if you've never had a heart attack or stroke, you likely should not be taking aspirin to...

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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...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
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...