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Fame doesn't protect movie stars from stroke risk

(AP) -- Hollywood trivia quiz: What do Sharon Stone, Dudley Moore, James Garner and Elizabeth Taylor have in common besides an Oscar nomination? All have suffered strokes, a reminder that money and fame can't ...

Feb 10, 2011
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Memory problems may be sign of stroke risk

People who have memory problems or other declines in their mental abilities may be at higher risk for stroke, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 63rd Annual Meeting ...

Feb 09, 2011
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Stroke rate rises for patients with HIV infection

While the overall hospitalization rate for stroke has declined in recent years, the numbers have jumped dramatically for patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), suggesting they may be up to three times ...

Jan 19, 2011
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Insulin resistance may be associated with stroke risk

Insulin resistance, a condition in which insulin produced by the body becomes less effective in reducing blood glucose levels, appears to be associated with an increased risk of stroke in individuals without diabetes, according ...

Oct 11, 2010
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