Chocolates being the best gift for only women may soon be the thing of past, as scientists discover that the sweet bar of sins has significant health benefits for men folks well. So you may soon see pumped up men with chocolate bars, for all good reasons. A new study by researchers from University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health suggests that men who consume dark chocolate reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke. Dark chocolate apparently has anti-clotting effects which gets activate within two hours of consumption in both sexes, but the effect is more pronounced in men.
A new study suggests that people who are 65 and above increase their risk of stroke when they go through a phase of psychosocial distress. According to the study, psychosocial distress could include depression, stress, dissatisfaction or negative outlook toward life. For the study, the researchers followed-up with 4,120 people for 10 years and studied the rates of death and stroke incidents. All the participants were aged 65 and above.
Scientists from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) claim that they may have discovered a new way to prevent strokes in patients at high risk. The research was led by professor Donald Singer, Professor of Therapeutics, and professor Chris Imray from UHCW.
A new research suggests that bans on smoking can significantly cut down the number of hospitalizations for heart attacks, stroke and respiratory diseases such as asthma and emphysema. In an analysis which is the largest so far, the American researchers revealed that bans on smoking at workplaces, restaurants and bars, had high health benefits.
Smoking is never recommended. But people who have survived a stroke should stay even farther away from smoke, as a new study suggests that stroke survivors who smoke put themselves at high risks of additional strokes, heart attack or even death, when compared to those who never smoked. According to the research, people who quit smoking before a stroke are also at a lesser risk when compared to those who continue after an attack.
A new study suggests that eating a diet rich in tomatoes could be helpful in reducing the risk of a stroke. According to researchers from Finland, their research has revealed that a chemical found in the red fruit is helpful in reducing the risk of stroke in men half. The
A new study reveals that smokers have more difficulty in problem-solving and decision-making, when compared to non-smokers. The study, conducted on stroke patients from Southern Ontario was presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress.
A new study suggests that heavy drinkers might be inviting a stroke pretty early in their lives. According to the study, heavy drinkers (three plus alcoholic drinks per day) may experience a stroke almost a decade and a half earlier when compared to those who do not drink that much.
Even though women are the typical chocolate lovers, it is perhaps time, men picked up the sweet bar of sins too.