How much weightlifting is good for the Heart?

How much weightlifting is good for the Heart? How much weightlifting is good for the Heart? Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, according to a new Iowa State University study. Spending more than an hour in the…

Can vitamin B supplements help stave off stroke? ( 7% reduction in 6 months )

Contact: Rachel Seroka rseroka@aan.com 612-928-6129 American Academy of Neurology MINNEAPOLIS – New evidence suggests that taking vitamin B supplements may help reduce the risk of stroke. The research appears in the September 18, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “Previous studies have conflicting findings regarding the use…

Oxygen Chamber Can Boost Brain Repair ” even years after initial injury “

January 23, 2013 Hyperbaric treatment has significantly resuscitated activity in damaged brains, TAU researchers find Stroke, traumatic injury, and metabolic disorder are major causes of brain damage and permanent disabilities, including motor dysfunction, psychological disorders, memory loss, and more. Current therapy and rehab programs aim to help patients heal, but they often have limited success.…

Specific kind of vitamin E can prevent nerve cells from dying after a stroke, new research suggests

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Chandan Sen chandan.sen@osumc.edu 614-247-7786 Ohio State University   STUDY REVEALS HOW ONE FORM OF NATURAL VITAMIN E PROTECTS BRAIN AFTER STROKE COLUMBUS, Ohio – Blocking the function of an enzyme in the brain with a specific kind of vitamin E can prevent nerve cells from dying after a stroke,…

Mouse studies suggest daily dose of ginkgo may prevent brain cell damage after a stroke

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Eric Vohr evohr1@jhmi.edu 410-955-8665 Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Working with genetically engineered mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have shown that daily doses of a standardized extract from the leaves of the ginkgo tree can prevent or reduce brain damage after an induced stroke. The scientists, in a report published…