Those living in more advantaged neighborhoods are less likely to have a stroke than are their counterparts who live in less advantaged neighborhoods, according to a UAB study.
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Older adults can develop cardiovascular risk factors later in life, according to a study from UAB.
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Blacks are four times more likely than their white counterparts to die from stroke at age 45.
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Middle aged and older workers at higher risk for cardiovascular health in some jobs.
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Research shows blacks are nearly three times more likely to have a stroke at age 45 than whites.
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UAB’s Virginia Howard has been honored for her work to find novel and powerful approaches to reduce the burden of stroke and heart disease.
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The importance of preventing hypertension is reinforced by a study showing anti-hypertension medicines can increase stroke risk by 248 percent, according to new UAB School of Public Health research published in the journal Stroke.
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UAB has received prestigious designation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center from the Joint Commission and American Heart Association.
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Despite strokes’ being on the decline in the U.S., more women are dying from them than are men. Now the AHA and ASA have released guidance on prevention specifically for women.
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A national group of leading scientists, including one University of Alabama at Birmingham expert, says fewer people are dying of stroke, but the mechanisms remain unknown.



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A new study from UAB researchers is one of the first to study the relationship between exercise and stroke in a large biracial cohort of men and women in the U.S.
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Diet is one of many potential factors proposed to explain racial and regional differences in stroke.

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The ongoing REGARDS study finds that a 10-millimeter difference in blood pressure can make blacks three times more likely than whites to have a stroke.

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High blood pressure and diabetes can also lead to memory and thinking problems.

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