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2007-11-22 06:00:25

By Damush, Teresa M Plue, Laurie; Bakas, Tamilyn; Schmid, Arlene; Williams, Linda S Physical activity after stroke may prevent disability and stroke recurrence; yet, physical impairments may inhibit post-stroke exercise and subsequently limit recovery.

2007-02-19 18:00:12

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Heart Association (AHA) announced updated guidelines that include new information for physicians on the use of aspirin for women of all ages, with an emphasis on aspirin's particularly important role for older women.

2006-07-11 07:51:41

By Charnicia Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -

2006-01-23 16:00:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Aspirin does not raise the risk that someone who has had one hemorrhagic stroke will have another, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. Aspirin can cause bleeding and some doctors had worried it may raise the risk of a bleeding, or hemorrhagic stroke.

2006-01-23 16:00:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Aspirin does not raise the risk that someone who has had one hemorrhagic stroke will have another, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. Aspirin can cause bleeding and some doctors had worried it may raise the risk of a bleeding, or hemorrhagic stroke.

2005-11-28 17:08:54

In addition to traditional risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, age, and race, a particular enzyme and protein found in the blood may help identify middle-aged men and women at increased risk for ischemic stroke, according to a study in the November 28 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

2005-10-28 13:59:41

The risk of ischemic stroke – which results when a blood clot travels to the brain – increases with a rise in particulate air pollution, according to a study in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. Led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), the findings are described in the October 27, 2005 on-line rapid access issue of the journal.

2005-09-12 17:58:15

Women with atrial fibrillation who are not on anticoagulant therapy have a higher rate of ischemic stroke and face a higher absolute risk for stroke than do men with the condition, according to a joint study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, Massachusetts General Hospital, the Division of Research at Kaiser Permanente and Boston University School of Medicine.

2005-08-06 15:03:41

High levels of physical activity, such as running, swimming or heavy gardening during leisure time can reduce your risk of stroke, according to a study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.


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