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Is Duterte Close to Death?

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jun 16, 2017 02:16 AM EDT

Reports said Duterte suffered a stroke and that part his body was paralyzed. read more

Air Pollution Identified as Major Risk Factor for Stroke

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jun 09, 2016 09:50 PM EDT

Over 90% of the global burden of stroke is linked to modifiable risk factors. read more

Unlike European-Americans, African-Americans Could Be Suffering From Other Brain Pathologies In Addition To Alzheimer’s Disease

Saranya Palanisamy   | Jul 16, 2015 04:21 PM EDT

Most African-Americans could be suffering from other different types of brain pathologies in addition to Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) unlike European-Americans, says a study published in the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. read more

Study: Sleeping Too Much Can Triple Chances Of Getting A Stroke

Aishwarya Bhatt   | May 18, 2015 12:08 PM EDT

Getting way too much sleep can triple the risk of getting a stroke, according to a recent study. This risk can be further increased if a person is already with high blood pressure. But there is also a flip side to it; people who sleep for less than 5 hours can also increase their chances of getting a brain hemorrhage. read more

Kids Can Suffer From Stroke Too!

Dave Tagacay   | May 13, 2015 09:03 AM EDT

It is unlikely to hear that kids have tendency to suffer from stroke. But yes, stroke is one of the top 10 cases of death among children in US. read more

Mediterranean Diet Can Help Cut Stroke Risk

Marco Foronda   | Feb 15, 2015 02:25 AM EST

Strict adherence to a Mediterranean diet significantly reduces stroke risk. read more

Genetics Plays a Big Role in Obesity, New Study Argues

Marco Foronda   | Feb 14, 2015 08:43 AM EST

The findings may help investigate why some individuals are more likely than others to gain weight. read more

Early Paramedic Treatment Improves Chances of Surviving a Stroke

Feb 05, 2015 07:00 AM EST

The study shows it's feasible to provide treatments to stroke patients even before they arrive at a hospital. read more

Many Americans are Taking Aspirin Unnecessarily

Nyrene Grace Patricia Paranga   | Jan 15, 2015 09:45 AM EST

While aspirin is useful in preventing strokes by preventing blood clots, it may also cause dangerous bleeding. read more

Google Aims to Scan Bodies for Disease

Marc Maligalig   | Oct 29, 2014 11:20 AM EDT

The early detection of a disease is known to significantly increase the likelihood of successfully treating several types of life-threatening illnesses. read more

Elderly British Woman Forced to Abandon Husband in Turkish Hospital After Insurance Co. Refuses to Pay £30,000 Bill

Ren Benavidez   | Oct 15, 2014 06:00 PM EDT

The 91-year-old wife of a retired policeman was forced to leave her husband at a hospital in Turkey after receiving a hospital bill worth £30,000. read more

Scientists Find the Brain Repairs Itself after a Stroke

Marc Maligalig   | Oct 13, 2014 06:06 AM EDT

The finding paves the way for methods that could replace dead neurons. read more

Film actress Lauren Bacall dies at age 89

Dan Weisman   | Aug 12, 2014 11:41 PM EDT

An iconic symbol of glamor, and great acting chops, film actress Lauren Bacall died Wednesday at age 89 of a stroke. read more

Miracle Baby Born while Mommy is Paralyzed From Stroke

Erika Villanueva   | Jun 30, 2014 08:34 AM EDT

A British woman miraculously gives birth to a healthy baby boy after a stroke paralyzed her a week before her delivery. read more

World-Cup-Linked Fatality Reported in Shanghai

Jun 17, 2014 04:50 PM EDT

A football fan in Shanghai died on Sunday from a brain hemorrhage after staying up late three consecutive nights to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup. read more

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