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Stem Cells May Offer New Hope to Stroke Survivors
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Stem Cells May Offer New Hope to Stroke Survivors

Preliminary research suggests that injecting adult stems cells directly into the brain may give stroke patients a new shot at recovery long after their stroke occurred.

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death
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CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death

Heart disease tops the list of what's most likely to kill you or someone you love, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed
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Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed

Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report.

Strokes Decline in Older Americans, Rise in Young
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Strokes Decline in Older Americans, Rise in Young

There's a new generation gap in the United States—strokes are increasingly striking young people, and at the same time, stroke rates are dropping in those 55 and older, a new study reports.

More Than Half of Americans Have a Chronic Disease
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More Than Half of Americans Have a Chronic Disease

More than half of Americans have at least one chronic disease, mental illness or problem with drugs or alcohol, according to a new study.

Anticoagulant Bleeding Risk and Management Options: What You Need to Know
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Anticoagulant Bleeding Risk and Management Options: What You Need to Know

Anticoagulants can help prevent blood clots and lower your risk of stroke and pulmonary embolism, but there are some risks and side effects.