stroke Archive

Study: Childhood Obesity Quadruples Chances of Adult Hypertension

Even being overweight when young was found to double high blood pressure risk in long-term study. Obese children have a four times greater risk of having high blood pressure when they reach adulthood compared to normal weight kids,

Exercise Better Than Drugs for Common Diseases

We all know regular exercise is critical for health, but new research shows it is actually as effective as drugs for several common diseases. In a study published in the British Medical Journal, physical activity was as effective

Migraine Linked to Stroke Risk

Patients who have migraine with aura may have an elevated stroke risk. Data released by researchers at the 2013 International Headache Congress in Boston, to be published the journal Cephalagia, revealed that this type of migraine carries

Stroke Victims Suffer Chronic Pain

More than one in ten people who have had an ischemic stroke will develop new chronic pain, leading to an increased risk of declining cognition and function. In a large clinical trial, researchers evaluated prevention measures for recurrent

Preventing Stroke with Nutrition

Between 1970 and 2008, the risk of stroke in high income countries fell by 42%. This time period coincided with increased public awareness of the health dangers of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and cigarette smoking. Further