• Heavy drinking in middle age linked to weight gain and greater stroke risk later in life

    2 monthes ago - By Natural News

    Many people drink alcohol to celebrate or relax, but excessive drinking is linked to many health problems. According to a study by researchers from the University College London and the University of Cambridge, over 50 percent of drinkers aged 59 and older are heavy drinkers. Heavy drinking among that age group is...
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  • Infertility, pregnancy complications increase risk for future stroke

    Infertility, pregnancy complications increase risk for future stroke

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Infertility and certain pregnancy complications increased women's risk for stroke later in life, according to an analysis in the BMJ.
    “Our research shows that miscarriage and stillbirths are an indicator that a woman is at an increased risk of stroke; they should discuss their history of these reproductive events with their doctor,” Gita D. Mishra, FAHMS, PhD, CStat, head of the division of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, told Healio.
    Mishra and colleagues analyzed data from eight prospective cohort studies conducted in
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