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Would You Agree to Get Bitten by a Deadly Spider or Have Its Venom Injected Into Your Brain to Protect You From a Stroke?

2017-03-21 18:47

Scientists in the United Kingdom have discovered something that's both a little scary and a lot like a miracle. The question is, would you agree to getting spider venom in your brain if you just had a stroke?

In an effort to save stroke patients, researchers in the U.K. decided to play with the deadly Funnel Web spider.

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Try a Mediterranean diet and virgin olive oil for fighting heart disease

2017-02-15 08:15

Researchers say a Mediterranean diet with virgin olive oil may boost your levels of 'good' cholesterol and help fight heart disease.

Heart disease is a leading cause of death worldwide. Sedentary lifestyles and poor diets with high levels of bad cholesterol have been associated with heart disease.

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What Balancing On One Leg Reveals About Your Brain

2014-12-23 18:32

The length of time you can balance on one leg reveals some important information about your brain health, according to a new study from Japan. In addition, previous research has indicated an association between balance ability and brain function.

The first thing I did when I read the findings of the study was to stand on one leg and see how long I could balance.

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A new study shows no heart health benefit from drinking alcohol

2014-07-11 11:18

Over the years there has been a great deal of enthusiasm among people who enjoy drinking alcohol about reports saying drinking in light to moderate amounts had been found to be good for your cardiovascular health. However, new research shows that drinking even light or moderate amounts of alcohol has no benefits for heart health.

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Computer software could help doctors predict key stroke treatment outcome

2014-04-23 23:30

Researchers at the Imperial College London have trained a computer to recognize patients who could benefit from stroke treatment with clot busting drugs. In a small retrospective pilot study trained computer software that is similar airport technology predicted which patients given thrombolytic drugs suffered brain bleed that leads to more disability and can be fatal.

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Stroke mortality can be increased by by drinking alcohol

2014-03-20 11:07

Drinking in moderation it not always good for your health as some press reports may lead you to believe. A lot of people enjoy a little wine or beer now and than and feel this is perfectly safe for them. Some research has implied moderate drinking may lower your risk of developing and dying from heart disease. However, new research shows stroke mortality may be increased with moderate alcohol consumption.

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Good News: Health care professionals are smoking less

2014-01-10 16:45

Smoking remains a major killer. Even with the flood of research to confirm how dangerous smoking really is, far too many people continue to smoke. Clearly, it helps to have health care professionals set a good example by not smoking themselves. Recent research shows there may be some progress in this area as less health care professionals smoke.

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Why not live longer? Join the fight against heart disease and stroke

2013-12-27 10:20

Heart disease and stroke are killing off Americans faster than bullets in overseas wars. We would like to think that with all of the media hype surrounding the need for healthier lifestyles and better nutrition to fight heart disease and stroke that we would be seeing dramatic improvements in dealing with these conditions

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Why stroke numbers are increasing and how it can be prevented

2013-10-24 09:19

Stroke is something that concerns us all in our ever more fast paced world. To add to hectic lifestyles we are bombarded daily with colorful advertisements for jet set lifestyles which include energy drinks and suggestions to load up on coffee that can jettison your blood pressure to new highs and cause a stroke. The name of the game in this high technology era is far too often to rush as fast as possible to get ahead and to forget about taking time to relax and meditate daily. This fast paced type of lifestyle can lead to a stroke and cost you your life.

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