Vidyya Medical News Service
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Volume 5 Issue 46 Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 15-Feb-2003 Next Update - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 16-Feb-2003
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Ginseng may improve memory in stroke dementia patients
A small study showed that a ginseng compound improved memory scores of people suffering from stroke-induced dementia, Chinese researchers reported today at the American Stroke Association's 28th International Stroke Conference. The American Stroke Association is a division of the American Heart Association.  more

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Mexican-American stroke study shows differences in risk factors and medical care
A new study finds significant medical and demographic differences between Mexican American and non-Hispanic white stroke patients - differences that should be taken into account by those trying to prevent stroke in Hispanic populations, the researchers suggest. more

 


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Baby and coated aspirin may not reduce risk of stroke
The majority of patients who take baby or coated aspirin to prevent strokes are not getting the blood-thinning results they may need to help avoid these health threats, according to preliminary research presented today at the American Stroke Association's 28th International Stroke Conference. The American Stroke Association is a division of the American Heart Association.  more

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Residents of disadvantaged areas have higher stroke risk
People living in disadvantaged communities are twice as likely to have a stroke as people in more affluent neighborhoods, according to a study presented today at the American Stroke Association's 28th International Stroke Conference. The American Stroke Association is a division of the American Heart Association. more

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Combination hormone therapy raises women's stroke risk
Combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) increased the risk of stroke for postmenopausal women of all ages, whether or not they had hypertension. Researchers reported these findings, which are based on women studied in the Women's Health Initiative, today at the American Stroke Association's 28th International Stroke Conference. The American Stroke Association is a division of the American Heart Association.  more

 
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