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Stroke

You asked: How much sodium is too much?

May 30, 2018
Take it with a grain of salt, but you’re probably eating too much sodium

New blood pressure guidelines will increase hypertension diagnoses

November 16, 2017
Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure—and many don’t even know

Research suggests strokes may cause increased preference for alcohol

May 30, 2017
A study in animal models indicates that brain changes after stroke may lead to increase in alcohol-seeking behavior

Shift work unwinds body clocks, leading to more severe strokes

June 1, 2016
Research finds living against our body clocks is detrimental to our health

Timing is everything, especially when it comes to eating fatty foods

April 6, 2016
Texas A&M study shows fatty acid palmitate “jet lags” body clocks, which could lead to obesity and diabetes

Not all strokes are created equal: College of Medicine researcher studies how age and sex affect recovery from stroke

March 17, 2015

Strokes affect men and women much differently. Farida Sohrabji, Ph.D., is trying to learn why this is - and whether understanding gender and age differences in stroke could lead to better treatments.

Taking an aspirin a day to keep the doctor away? Think again

February 6, 2015

Recent studies suggest that taking aspirin daily might cause more harm than good in some patients. While aspirin can have significant beneficial effects, it’s important to consult with your physician before beginning (or ending) any regular medication. There are other ways you can manage your heart health, without taking aspirin regularly.