Tag Archives: stroke

Future heart and stroke risk predicted by the touch of a button

Pinpointing your future risk of heart attack or stroke with a simple bone scan may soon be a reality, as researchers broach a new frontier for medical research. The National Health and Medical Research Council will provide $ 467,980 to fund a three-year collaborative project led by a team of Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers. The team… Read More »

Vegetarians might have higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, study says

However, a new study suggests that vegetarians and vegans may be at a higher risk of stroke than their meat-eating counterparts — although those who don’t eat meat have a lower chance of coronary heart disease, according to the new paper, published in the medical journal the BMJ on Wednesday. “It does seem that the… Read More »