Drinking Green Tea And Coffee Could Reduce Stroke Risk

A new study has discovered that drinking green tea and coffee on a daily basis could help lower the risk of having a stroke. This is the only study to research the combined impact of green tea and coffee in connection with stroke risk on a big scale. The study followed 83,269 Japanese adults over […]

Antipsychotic Drugs Could Triple The Risk Of Stroke

Antipsychotic drugs kill around 1,800 patients in Britain every year with many more suffering serious side effects. Some care homes often see the medication as an easier way to calm dementia sufferers who are in distress. Recently new research shows that they should only be prescribed in small doses. Antipsychotic ¬†drugs have a strong sedative […]

Taking Multivitamins Show No Impact On Stroke Risk

A study which looked in to the link between taking multivitamins and reducing the risk of stroke, heart attack and other fatal diseases which affect the heart and arteries, does not show any impact according to researchers. The research from The Physicians Health Study II which analyzed the health of nearly 15,000 male physicians revealed […]

Hip Replacement Surgery Raises Stroke Risk

A new study which was published in the journal Stroke from the American Heart Association reveals there is a greater chance of a stroke within the following two weeks after total hip replacement surgery. The risk of ischemic stroke rose by 4.7% and hemorrhagic stroke rose by 4.4%. The lead researcher from the Netherlands stated […]

Eating Fish Can Reduce Risk Of Stroke

New findings suggest that eating oily fish twice a week is linked with a reduced risk of stroke. However, fish oil supplements do not seem to have the same effect as consuming fish. The study shows conflicting evidence associated with the benefits of many dietary supplements. Regularly eating fish with long chain omega 3 fatty […]

Higher Stroke Risk In Women Linked With Soft Drinks

A new study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that drinking too many sugary drinks can have a greater impact on stroke risk in women. The research found that excessive consumption of soft drinks was strongly linked with a stroke with ischemic stroke being the most likely in women. Non-alcoholic soft drinks […]

Tomatoes Could Really Help In The Fight Against A Stroke

New research has revealed that over one thousand men with high amounts of lycopene in their blood had been at a reduced risk of having a stroke within the following twelve years. In types of foods such as tomatoes, red peppers and papaya, its the chemical lycopene which gives them their distinct red color. For […]