Stroke

Showing of 1 - 20 from 39 results
Stroke - Total results - 39
COVID-19 infected patients are more likely to suffer from strokes, a new study has found
science

COVID-19 infected patients are more likely to suffer from strokes, a new study has found

The researchers believe that patients with COVID-19 should be evaluated early for acute neurological changes.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: How your body heals when you quit smoking
Health

World No Tobacco Day 2020: How your body heals when you quit smoking

Doctors believe that the body starts to heal and return to its original self immediately after quitting smoking.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smokeless tobacco products contain more nicotine than cigarettes, increase risk of stroke
India

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smokeless tobacco products contain more nicotine than cigarettes, increase risk of stroke

Smokeless tobacco is found in paan masala, gutkha, khaini, zarda and other such products.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smoking e-cigarettes may increase risk of heart attacks, suggest studies
India

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smoking e-cigarettes may increase risk of heart attacks, suggest studies

Even though e-cigarettes contain lower levels of carcinogens than conventional tobacco products, each vaping device releases ultrafine particles along with toxins that can actually damage blood vessels and encourage blood clotting, which may lead to heart attacks

Want to slow down the biological clock? Practice mindful eating, exercise regularly and sleep well
Health

Want to slow down the biological clock? Practice mindful eating, exercise regularly and sleep well

Your health is an investment, what you do in your 20s and 30s has an impact on how you will look and feel in your 50s and 60s, and research shows that the earlier you start to care, the better the results will be

Five unusual and fun ways to avoid heart disease
Health

Five unusual and fun ways to avoid heart disease

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Happily, there are some quick and easy steps to help you maintain your heart health.

Studies highlight 14 lifestyle-related risk factors that can increase the chances of cardiovascular disease
Health

Studies highlight 14 lifestyle-related risk factors that can increase the chances of cardiovascular disease

A study shows that a significant number of cardiovascular disease deaths in India can be averted if we just make a few lifestyle changes.

Studies reveal that the risk of silent strokes in older people increases after having non-cardiac surgery
Health

Studies reveal that the risk of silent strokes in older people increases after having non-cardiac surgery

A study published in The Lancet in mid-August argued that the risk of covert or silent stroke in older people increases after having non-cardiac surgery.

Researchers find diabetes drug can also prevent cardiovascular and kidney diseases
science

Researchers find diabetes drug can also prevent cardiovascular and kidney diseases

The drug reduced the possibility of development of kidney diseases by 15 percent and heart strokes by 12 percent.

This breakthrough imaging technology can warn of heart attacks years in advance
science

This breakthrough imaging technology can warn of heart attacks years in advance

CT scans currently pick up risk of heart attacks once arteries have already been narrowed by plaque.

Heart disease kills twice as many Indians as in 1990, more so in urban states
science

Heart disease kills twice as many Indians as in 1990, more so in urban states

Wealthier, more urbanised states in India deal with higher risk of heart disease, a study reveals.

Heart disease and stroke are among top killers in India, new studies reveals
science

Heart disease and stroke are among top killers in India, new studies reveals

Heart disease and stroke have risen by 50 percent between 1990 and 2016 in the India.

Augmented video games can help in stroke recovery: Study
News & Analysis

Augmented video games can help in stroke recovery: Study

The technique developed by a group of researchers at IIT, Gandhinagar, is a computer-based exercise platform augmented with a feeling of touch.

Robotic tool to reduce the consequences of a stroke
News & Analysis

Robotic tool to reduce the consequences of a stroke

The new robotic tool may help in assessing muscle overactivity and movement dysfunction in survivors of stroke.

Scientists have developed a brain-computer interface that allows communication with paralysed
News & Analysis

Scientists have developed a brain-computer interface that allows communication with paralysed

Scientists have developed a brain-computer interface that reads the brain's blood oxygen levels and enables communication by deciphering the thoughts of patients who are totally paralysed and unable to talk.

Chances of heart attack doubles for those who don't finish school: Study
Life

Chances of heart attack doubles for those who don't finish school: Study

People who leave school without a school certificate are more than twice as likely to have a heart attack as those with a university degree, researchers said.

Want to live longer? Maintain optimistic outlook towards life, says study
Life

Want to live longer? Maintain optimistic outlook towards life, says study

Researchers have found that women who were optimistic had a significantly reduced risk of dying from several major causes of death — including cancer, heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease and infection, compared with women who were less optimistic

Insomnia may up risk of irregular heartbeat, stroke, says study
Life

Insomnia may up risk of irregular heartbeat, stroke, says study

Insomnia may raise your risks of an irregular and often rapid heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation or arrhythmia, that can further increase your risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications, researchers have found

Put down that bottle! Even a drink a day is bad for you, says American Heart Association Journal
Life

Put down that bottle! Even a drink a day is bad for you, says American Heart Association Journal

Even moderate alcohol consumption — having just one drink a day — over a long period of time may damage the heart and increase risk of stroke, says a study by