Stressful job = higher risk of stroke.

A European study called Job Strain and the Risk of Stroke published in the journal Stroke collected data from 14 other studies and a total of >190,000 subjects with mean age of 42.4 years to assess the risk of stroke related to job strain.  The individual studies, spanning from 1985 to 2008, assessed job stress by questionnaires, […]

Mediterranean Diet and Stroke

The data from a study on 104,000 female teachers in California was just presented at the International Stroke Meeting in Nashville, TN There was an 18% reduction in stroke risk in subjects with diets most consistent with the Mediterranean diet.  Fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, fish, moderate alcohol with avoidance of meat, dairy, and sweets. -DS […]