High stress, hostility, depression linked with increased stroke risk

Main Points: Higher levels of stress, hostility and depressive symptoms are associated with significantly increased risk of stroke or transient

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Stroke hospitalizations are up among middle-aged blacks in South Carolina

Main Points: Stroke hospitalizations in South Carolina are increasing among middle-aged blacks. The disparity in South Carolina alone, was associated

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Older migraine sufferers may have more silent brain injury

Main Points: Older migraine sufferers may be more likely to have silent brain injury. Ischemic silent brain infarctions are symptomless

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Eating more fruits, vegetables may cut stroke risk worldwide

Main Point: Eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of stroke worldwide, according to a new analysis of

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Insomnia may significantly increase stroke risk

Main Points: Insomnia may significantly increase your risk of stroke and subsequent stroke hospitalizations. The risk was highest — up

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Stroke patients should receive customized palliative care

Main Points: People recovering from serious strokes should be given access to palliative care. Palliative care—which focuses on minimizing suffering

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Consistent blood pressure control may cut rate of second stroke in half

Main Points: Stroke survivors who consistently control their blood pressure may reduce the likelihood of a second stroke by more

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Older, active, confident stroke caregivers are happiest

Main Points: Stroke caregivers were happier when they continued to enjoy their own hobbies and interests. Caregivers were less happy

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U.S. women unfamiliar with most stroke warning signs

Main Points: Many U.S. women don’t know most of the warning signs of a stroke. Hispanic women were less likely

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