Ayesha Sherzai, Lauren T Heim, Cassaundra Boothby, A Dean Sherzai. "Stroke, food groups, and dietary patterns: a systematic review." Nutrition Reviews. Volume 70, Issue 8, August 2012, Pages: 423–435.
Systematic review reaffirms the benefits of increased dietary consumption of fruits and vegetables to help reduce a person's risk of stroke.
“Exergames” – active video games – offer light-to-moderate intensity physical activity that best suit senior-aged men and women.
Rich in a variety of antioxidants, cocoa and green tea extracts help to reduce markers of oxidative stress and inflammation, in overweight men and women.
Mesenchymal stem cells prevent post-traumatic arthritis, in a lab animal model.
A program integrating balance activities into everyday routines boosts functional capacity and independent living.
Supplementation with resveratrol, a bioactive polyphenol found in grapes and red wine, improves glycemic control as well as glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels.
Men who complete weight training for at least 150 minutes per week are at 34% lower risk of developing type-2 diabetes.
What and when we eat can alter our body clocks – consequently impacting overall health, weight, and life expectancy.
Increased consumption of carotenoids improves lung capacity and extends the time it takes for an asthma attack to worsen.
increased dietary intake of magnesium may help to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.
Meta-analysis of 34 studies indicates a significant association of shift work with myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke.
Researchers submit that by raising the Vitamin C recommended dietary allowance (RDA), cases of heart disease, stroke, and cancer might be slashed.
People with a history of mental illness are more likely to also have a chronic health condition, such as heart disease or diabetes.
One alcoholic drink a day may help lower stroke risk among women.
Having diabetes for ten years or more triples the risk of an ischemic stroke.
Flavanone, an antioxidant compound found abundantly in citrus fruits, may reduce stroke risk among women.
People with severe sleep apnea may have an increased risk of silent strokes and small lesions in the brain.
People who consume five more of green tea a day are at a lower risk of functional disabilities, most notably stroke, cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline,
Small spots of dead brain cells may be a significant and underidentified cause of memory loss in older adults.
Blood pressure change at middle age significantly raises the risk of having a heart attack or a stroke during one’s lifetime.
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37. Anti-Aging Aid: Aspirin
Aspirin can lower a person's risk of death from any cause, even in men and women who are so inactive that their inactivity increases their risk of death. A daily low dose of aspirin (81 mg) can cut the risk of death in people known or thought to have heart disease by as much as 30-40%, by preventing platelet aggregation.
A review of nearly 300 studies into the benefits of aspirin has confirmed that low-doses of the drug can dramatically reduce the risk of death from heart attack or stroke. People treated with aspirin or other anti-platelet drugs were 33% less likely to have a heart attack, 25% less likely to suffer a non-fatal stroke and nearly 17% less likely to die from cardiovascular-related causes...