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Health News - Stroke

What is a left atrial enlargement?
Left atrial enlargement is linked to several conditions, including atrial fibrillation and heart failure. Learn more about the causes and treatment. (Medical News Today)

Earlier diabetes diagnosis linked to heart disease, stroke
New research suggests that the younger you are when you receive your diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, the more likely you are to develop heart disease and stroke. (Medical News Today)

Experimental stroke drug succeeds in preliminary trials
Following preliminary clinical trials, a new anti-stroke drug shows promise for improved treatment, rendering patients less prone to adverse effects. (Medical News Today)

Stroke risk may depend on your height as a child
A new study from Denmark suggests that individuals who did not reach average height as children may be more exposed to stroke as adults. (Medical News Today)

Which women are most at risk of stroke?
Although strokes are more common in women, it is not entirely clear why. In a recent paper, the authors outline some female-specific risk factors. (Medical News Today)

Stroke: Could looking into the eyes help with diagnosis?
A contrast agent given to stroke survivors undergoing MRI brain scans can leak into the eyes and may help to improve diagnosis and treatment. (Medical News Today)

The 10 best apps for stroke survivors
Are you in recovery from stroke? We have found the best apps to help stroke survivors with recovery and rehabilitation and to prevent future strokes. (Medical News Today)

Stroke: Can the brain 'rewire' itself to aid recovery?
Trimming the whiskers of mice after a stroke seems to create space in the brain for rewiring and shortens time to recover use of the affected limb. (Medical News Today)

Migraine a 'risk factor' for cardiovascular disease
People who experience migraine may be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and heart attack, a new study reveals. (Medical News Today)

This diet may slow cognitive decline after stroke
The risk of developing dementia doubles after having a stroke. Find out which diet can potentially stave off cognitive decline, according to new research. (Medical News Today)

Stroke: This herbal extract could improve brain function
Those who have experienced ischemic stroke may benefit from taking a combination of ginkgo biloba extract and aspirin, a new study suggests. (Medical News Today)

Eating cheese every day may help to protect heart health
Eating 40 grams of cheese every day could help to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, suggests a new observational study. (Medical News Today)

Why is my tongue tingling?
We look at a range of causes for a tingling tongue, including dental injuries, migraine, multiple sclerosis, and allergies. Learn more. (Medical News Today)

Squirrels and stroke treatment: What's the connection?
The process by which the brains of ground squirrels are protected against low oxygen during hibernation could lead to a new treatment for ischemic stroke. (Medical News Today)

Do you have high blood pressure? You might, based on new guidelines
Almost half of adults in the United States are now classified as hypertensive, following a change to the guidelines for high blood pressure. (Medical News Today)

Migraine with aura may raise stroke risk
People who experience migraine with aura - but not migraine without aura - could face a 27 percent greater risk of stroke, a new study finds. (Medical News Today)

Scientists probe link between stroke and cancer
New research that finds that higher rates of cancer, especially advanced cancer, are diagnosed in stroke survivors than the general population. (Medical News Today)

How low should LDL cholesterol go?
New analysis shows that in a high-risk population, achieving ultra-low LDL cholesterol levels, down to less than 10 mg/dL, safely results in additional lowering of risk of cardiovascular events. (Medical News Today)

Methamphetamine use linked to heightened stroke risk in the young
The stimulant methamphetamine, also popularly known as 'speed,' 'ice' and 'meth,' is linked to a heightened risk of stroke among young people, reveals a review of the available evidence, published... (Medical News Today)

Respiratory depression: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
Respiratory depression is when a person's breathing rate and depth is especially low. This can cause potentially life-threatening complications. (Medical News Today)

First aid for stroke: What do you do?
When someone suffers a stroke, it can be very distressing. Knowing what to do can make all the difference to preserving the persons health. (Medical News Today)

Nerve fibers regenerated with molecular mix
New research finds that a 'cocktail' of molecules regenerates neuronal axons, restoring fine motor skills in mice that had spinal cord injury or stroke. (Medical News Today)

Medical experts outline the cardiometabolic health benefits of a plant-based diet
Plant-based eating patterns continue to soar in popularity and a group of nutrition researchers outline the science behind this sustainable trend in a review paper, entitled "Cardiometabolic benefits... (Medical News Today)

What is paresthesia? Causes and symptoms
Paresthesia is a condition characterized by a burning sensation in the extremities. Learn about its causes, diagnosis, treatment options, and prevention. (Medical News Today)

Quitting statins after stroke may raise risk of another stroke
Stroke patients who stopped taking statin drugs three to six months after a first ischemic stroke, the type caused by narrowed arteries, had a higher risk of a having another stroke within a year... (Medical News Today)

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