Johns Hopkins Hospital's Immersive Gaming Room For Stroke Patients Now Helping Workers Destress Amid PandemicJohns Hopkins Hospital is tapping into a new tool to help its healthcare professionals recharge and mentally reboot during this especially taxing COVID-19 season.
Coronavirus May Increase Risk Of Stroke, Keep Patients Away From Seeking Treatment, Doctors WarnDoctors warn the coronavirus can make people more susceptible to brain injury caused by a lack of oxygen as well as blood clots. They're also concerned people suffering a stroke may be afraid to go to the hospital due to COVID-19.
Technology Used For Stroke Patients Now Helping Coronavirus Patients Regain Physical StrengthTechnology used to help stroke patients who have lost the ability to balance and coordinate is now being used to help coronavirus patients regain their physical strength.
Using Olive Oil Instead Of These Foods Could Add Years To The Life Of Your Heart, Study SaysThe health benefits of the Mediterranean diet are renowned: Lots and lots of veggies, fruit, fish and olive oil have been shown to strengthen bones, improve brain health and reduce the risk for some cancers, diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease and stroke.
Both The 'Top' And 'Bottom' Blood Pressure Numbers Can Increase Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke, Study SaysPeople who forget to look at the bottom number in a blood pressure reading may want to check again. When uncontrolled, both measures of blood pressure can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Signs Of A StrokeWhen a stroke occurs, a blood vessel that goes to the brain is blocked or has a rupture. When that blood doesn’t reach the brain, a part of the brain is deprived of oxygen and the brain cells begin to die. It can happen to anyone at any time.
Preventing Stroke And Understanding Risk FactorsUnderstanding stroke risk.
How a Woman’s Heart Attack May Differ from a Man’sHeart disease is the number one killer of Americans, and it kills more women than all cancers combined. Surprised?
Even One Alcoholic Drink A Day Can Raise Risk Of Stroke, Study SaysDrinking one or two glass a day may increase the chances of having a stroke, according to a new genetic study.
Drinking 2 Or More Diet Beverages A Day Linked To High Risk Of Stroke, Heart AttacksPrevious research has shown a link between diet beverages and stroke, dementia, Type 2 diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome, which can lead to heart disease and diabetes.
Researchers Create Heart Attack Prediction ToolMedical researchers affiliated with Dallas-based UT Southwestern Medical Center have unveiled a web page designed to “calculate” a person’s risk level for heart attack or stroke.