Items Tagged ‘UCLA stroke center’

October 3, 2019

Stroke treatment: Remember FAST to receive prompt care

By uclahealth uclahealth

Stroke is the leading cause of serious disability and the fifth leading cause of death in adults in the United States. The majority – 80 percent — of strokes are ischemic strokes, which occur when a blood vessel to the brain is blocked, preventing the brain from receiving the nutrient-rich oxygenated blood it needs to […]

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Tags: brain health, clot removal, FAST, stroke, stroke medicine, stroke recovery, stroke risks, stroke treatment, UCLA stroke center


A Possible Link Between Diet Beverages and Stroke

May 21, 2019

A Possible Link Between Diet Beverages and Stroke

By uclahealth uclahealth

A recent study of postmenopausal women age 50 to 79 in the United States found those who consumed two or more artificially sweetened beverages per day were at a higher risk for the most common type of stroke — ischemic stroke. Are Diet Drinks Bad for Your Health? The Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study (WHI-OS) […]

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Tags: diet soda, stroke, sweetened beverages, UCLA stroke center, women's health