Tuesday, November 30, 2021


Low blood pressure linked to increased death risk following stroke

A new study suggests that stroke patients with low blood pressure and non-cardiovascular conditions, such as cancer and dementia, have a higher risk of death after stroke. These findings appear in the journal Stroke.

Traumatic brain injuries can increase stroke risk for up to 5 years: Study

The findings of the study were published in the International Journal of Stroke. The research was led by a team at the University of Birmingham.

Elevated heart disease risk faced by cancer survivors: Study

It's important that researchers and health care providers keep their eyes on the growing number of cancer survivors, including younger adults.

A handy guide for all your queries about Covid-19 vaccination

With an enthusiastic push from the civic bodies, we are slowly but steadily approaching our target goals

Retinal damage may signal risk of stroke, dementia

A retinal photo that shows a magnified look at the back of the eye, including the retina and optic nerve, is cheaper and faster to perform than an MRI, so we're wondering if it might be a good screening tool

Healthy plant-based diet linked with lower stroke risk: Study

The study found no link between diet and hemorrhagic stroke, which happens when an artery in the brain leaks blood or ruptures.

Consuming diet high in poor quality carbohydrates linked to heart attacks

The higher risks of a diet high in poor quality carbohydrates, called a high glycemic diet, were similar to whether people had previous cardiovascular disease or not.

Eating more refined grains increase CVD, death risk: Study

The study found that having more than seven servings of refined grains per day was associated with a 27 per cent greater risk for early death, 33 percent greater risk for heart disease and 47 per cent greater risk for stroke.

Smoking linked to higher risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage

The study, published in the journal 'Stroke', indicates that those who smoked half a pack to 20 packs of cigarettes a year have a 27 per cent increased risk of SAH.

Dell, Health Ministry launch app for non-communicable diseases

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as hypertension, stroke, diabetes, and heart disease account for 63 per cent mortality in India.

Different BP reading between arms linked to high death risk

Study is the first to find that the greater the inter-arm blood pressure difference, the greater the patient's additional health risk

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