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Blood Transfusion Lowers Recurrence of Strokes In Children With Sickle Cell Anemia: Study

Aug 21, 2014 AM EDT Frequent blood transfusion therapy lowers recurrence of strokes in children with sickle cell anemia who already suffer pre-existing silent strokes, according to a Vanderbilt-led study.

Walking 2,000 Extra Steps a day Reduces Cardiovascular Diseases by 8 Percent, Study

Dec 20, 2013 AM EST Walking 2,000 steps a day in addition to regular physical activity can help lower the risk of heart attacks and stroke by eight percent, according to a Leicester University study. Researchers said ...

Apples Can Prevent 8,500 Heart Attacks and Strokes Every Year, Study

Dec 18, 2013 AM EST Elderly population aged 50 and above can benefit from having an apple a day as it has been found to reduce heart attacks and strokes, according to an Oxford University study.

Energy Drinks + Alcohol = Negative Health Effects: Study

Dec 03, 2013 AM EST A cocktail of alcohol and energy drinks poses a greater health risk than just drinking alcohol, according to a University of Michigan and Penn State study. Researchers said that these concoctions, ...

High Potency Statin Drugs Prevent Dementia in Older People, Study

Sep 03, 2013 AM EDT Statins, the most common dug prescribed to prevent cholesterol, heart attacks and strokes, can help prevent dementia in older people when administered in high doses, according to research presented at ...

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