Heart attacks and strokes predictable in the future? – healing practice

Early risk prediction of cardiovascular diseases A biomedical microdevice under development aims to changes in the blood identify which occur before it becomes one heart attack or a stroke comes. Such early prediction could help save millions of lives around the world every year. In a recent study involving experts from University of Sydney a […]

What triggers atrial fibrillation – and what helps

Heler Romero is ready for the next procedure, a 70-year-old woman suffering from atrial fibrillation. The cardiologist is still sitting in a control room, blue cassock, surgical uniform, surrounded by computer screens showing curves and numbers. He speaks of illnesses: stroke, cardiac insufficiency, dementia, Depression. “These are the most serious consequences that can be triggered […]

Headaches like this must be watched out for, it could be a stroke risk

Jakarta – Neuroscientists warn, the risk of stroke can be experienced by anyone. This includes young women, especially those with risk factors such as aneurysms. One of the signs is frequent headaches. A neurologist from Pondok Indah Hospital, Dr. Rubiana Nurhayati, SpS, explained that an aneurysm is a condition where the walls of blood vessels […]

BOTTOM LINE: Beer here… – Bottom line

How an ice hockey club in Canada courts a coach / By Dominik Bloedner. The beer, the vision and the reality – it doesn’t always go well. It is true that it is said that it is the simple, the good ideas that can be summarized on a beer coaster: The concept for a simplified […]

8 Causes of Facial Paralysis, from Stroke to Autoimmune

Bell’s palsy Bell’s palsy is a neurological disorder that affects the seventh cranial nerve, one of the facial nerves. Bell’s palsy makes a person unable to move one side of their face. The cause of facial paralysis can occur suddenly in the muscles on one side of the face. Until now, it is not clear […]

Sitting for long periods of time increases the risk of stroke

Sitting for long periods seems to increase the risk of stroke: people who sit a lot every day are 44 percent more likely to get the disease. But even a few minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity exercise can significantly reduce the risk. Sitting for long periods of time is unhealthy, this is now generally […]

Testosterone-boosting supplements may increase the risk of blood clots

Testosterone deficiency can cause some symptoms in men. REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Testosterone-boosting supplements are often recommended for men with testosterone deficiency. Despite these benefits, testosterone boosting supplements can also increase the risk of clots or strokes blood clot which is dangerous. In men, testosterone is produced in the testes. Some of the roles of testosterone […]