THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Indigenous people in seven countries, including the United States and Canada, appear to be more likely to suffer a stroke than non-natives, a new, large review finds. “Disparities are especially evident in countries where high average quality of life and long life expectanciesContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Acupuncture may protect people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) from stroke, new research suggests. The study indicates that a course of acupuncture treatment may lower blood levels of inflammatory proteins called cytokines that are linked to heart disease, the No. 1 cause of deathContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2024 (HealthDay News) — As if painful migraines, hot flashes and night sweats weren’t bad enough, many women in menopause are facing a significantly bigger threat. New research suggests that women with both migraines and vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes and night sweats) are significantly more likely toContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Feb. 8, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Adding blood thinners to clot-busting drugs does not improve outcomes for stroke patients, a new study claims. Doctors had hoped that combining the two types of medications would improve treatment of stroke, as a similar combination has shown promise in treating heart attacks,Continue Reading

THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Losing the use of an arm after a stroke can be devastating, but new research could offer survivors fresh hope. The study found that a combination of targeted brain stimulation therapy, along with intense physical rehabilitation, can restore control of an affected armContinue Reading