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Could diet soft drinks cause heart attacks and strokes?

The diet sugar-free soft drink…often seen as a beneficial tool in the quest for weight loss and a staple in the diet of many people trying to lose weight that may have a sweet tooth. With almost zero calories and … Continue reading

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Incoherent text messages could signify a stroke

U.S. Doctors claim that asking patients to type out a simple text message may prove vital in helping to diagnose a stroke, which can sometimes be difficult to do. Even if possible stroke victims are not showing typical signs of … Continue reading

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A wider scope of stroke victims may benefit from clot-busting drug rt-PA than first thought

Researchers at Edinburgh University have conducted the largest ever clinical trial of the drug rt-PA and have discovered major benefits for more stroke victims. Rt-PA is currently administered intravenously to patients under the age of 80 who have suffered an … Continue reading

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