Women who walk at least three hours every week are less likely to suffer a stroke than women who walk less or not at all, according to research from Spain that looked at thousands of people.
While the current study, which appeared
Women who imbibe sugary soft drinks almost every day are 83 percent more likely to have a certain type of stroke than women who rarely drink sodas and other sweetened beverages, according to a Japanese study.
The fourth biennial conference Physio Dubai 2012, which will highlight the latest trends in rehabilitation of patients with strokes and injuries, opened today (May 20) at Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
The two-day conference, organised by Emira
A charter to offer solutions that could prevent millions across the Middle East from a stroke caused by atrial fibrillation (AF), a potentially life threatening condition, was launched at a global cardiology congress in Dubai.
The World He
Stroke, the destruction of brain tissue from blockage or rupture of blood vessels, is one of the leading causes of death and permanent disability in the Arab world.
It is second only to heart attack as a cause of death in the region, a rep
Diet soda may benefit the waistline, but people who drink it everyday may have a heightened risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new US study.
Although the researchers, whose work appeared in the Journal of General Internal Med
Living in a crowded city or near a busy highway where the air quality is poor might lead to a higher chance of stroke or memory loss, according to two US studies.
Both reports appeared in the Archives of Internal Medicine, with one findin
Tempted by a chocolate bar? Maybe indulging every so often is not a bad thing - especially if it's dark chocolate.
According to a Swedish study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that lo
Cardiovascular disease (heart attack and stroke) that accounts for almost one third of all deaths in the UAE is in spotlight at an ongoing major collaborative event in Dubai.
Around 300 delegates from across the region are attending the tw