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Study: Mexican-Americans face much higher stroke risk – with diabetes a major contributing factor

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A new study found that middle-aged Mexican-Americans faced double the risk of stroke compared with white people, with diabetes considered a major contributing factor.

Ischemic strokes are the most common and occur when an artery supplying blood to the brain is blocked.

The role of […]

Estudio: los mexicano-estadounidenses se enfrentan a un riesgo mucho más alto de ataque cerebral

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Según los resultados de un nuevo estudio, los mexicano-estadounidenses de mediana edad encaran el doble de riesgo de ataque cerebral al compararlos con sus pares blancos, y se considera que la diabetes es un factor principal.

Los ataques cerebrales isquémicos son los más comunes […]

America’s food security problem and how to fix it

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In South Dallas, the heart health statistics are grim. More residents die from heart disease and diabetes than elsewhere in the city, and being hospitalized for high blood pressure is much more common.

The Bonton neighborhood of South Dallas is among the poorest, with […]

El problema de la seguridad alimentaria en EE UU y como arreglarlo

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En Dallas Sur, las estadísticas de salud son tétricas. Allí mueren más habitantes por enfermedad del corazón y diabetes que en otros sectores de la ciudad. Y es mucho más común que una persona que vive allí sea hospitalizada por presión arterial alta.

El ingreso […]

Efforts continue to understand societal impact on health

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For decades, researchers have been piecing together the unfortunate reality that wide-ranging societal factors affect people’s health.

It’s still too early to know precisely how these things impact heart disease, stroke and other major health problems.

But, as work continues to fully understand these relationships, […]

What we know so far from the biggest study of cardiovascular health in African-Americans

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Montoya Taylor, M.D., attended medical school at Brown University in the mid-2000s and heard a lot about an influential study in the small town of Framingham, Massachusetts. Now spanning three generations of mostly white participants, the Framingham Heart Study is largely responsible for the current […]

Stroke center nurse F.A.S.T. to recognize symptoms of husband’s stroke

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“I don’t want you to worry.”

Those were the words that made Danielle Robbins panic when she got an early-morning call from her sister Sara on May 12, 2012. Sara told Danielle that she thought their dad, Stephen Bishop, had suffered a stroke.

Stephen’s wife, Joan, is […]

Para entender el riesgo de ataque cerebral en hispanos y negros en Estados Unidos, científicos estadounidenses investigan más allá de sus fronteras

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Las visitas a hospitales en Estados Unidos son difíciles para Yomi Ogun, M.D., un investigador de ataque cerebral de Nigeria.

Los hospitales siempre tienen acceso a medicina para disolver coágulos en el tratamiento de ataques cerebrales. En su país natal, es un producto escaso. […]

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To understand stroke risk in Hispanic-Americans and African-Americans, researchers look beyond U.S. borders

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Traveling to hospitals in the United States is difficult for Yomi Ogun, M.D., a stroke researcher from Nigeria.

A clot-busting medicine to treat stroke is always in stock. In his native country, it’s a rare commodity. Ambulances in America can get patients to […]

China to launch hospital program to improve stroke care

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A new hospital program in China is expected to give researchers and doctors much-needed information to monitor and improve the evidence-based stroke care of that country’s No. 1 cause of death and severe disability.

The quality improvement program, scheduled to launch this fall, is modeled after […]