Stroke Research Roundup

Citrus Linked to Lower Likelihood of Stroke. Oranges and other citrus fruit and juices may provide a modest protection against strokes, according

Not Getting the Message to Call 911 for Stroke

What should you do if you think someone is suffering a stroke? The right answer is

No Proof Gum Disease Causes Heart Disease

An expert review of 537 studies on periodontal disease and risk of heart attack or stroke

Go Easy on Southern-Style Fare to Avoid Strokes

While eating the traditional fare of Mediterranean countries promotes heart health, consuming fried foods, sweet tea and other typical foods of the Southern United States has the opposite effect, sharply increasing the risk of stroke.

Extra Folic Acid Fails Against Heart Disease and Cancer

A lthough folic acid supplementation has proven benefts- most notably, preventing birth defects-hopes it might protect against cardiovascular disease and cancer were disappointed by a major new meta-analysis.

Women Coffee Drinkers at Lower Risk of Stroke

The evidence keeps percolating that coffee might have benefits beyond just helping you wake up in the morning. The latest such finding, from a large Swedish study, links coffee drinking to a reduced risk of stroke in women


Olive-Oil Lovers at Lower Risk of Strokes Akey component of the so-called Mediterranean diet, olive oil may help protect against strokes caused by blocked arteries

Strenuous Exercise Linked to Fewer Silent Strokes in Elderly

To reduce your risk of stroke, really break a sweat. In a new study published in Neurology

Dietary Potassium Linked to Lower Stroke Risk

Getting more potassium in your diet may help protect you against the most common type of stroke