Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: Stroke

Is your blood type A? You may face higher risk of a stroke early in life, find US researchers

In paper published in journal Neurology, researchers from University of Maryland link blood groups to risk of early stroke. Risk lowest among people with blood type O, they say.

Women with more miscarriages are at greater risk of stroke. Regular checkups are vital

Knowing you have a higher risk of stroke is an opportunity to monitor your health and make lifestyle changes that can help prevent stroke.

‘Credit to healthcare’ as Kerala tops with 42% stroke claims under Ayushman Bharat in 2019-21

Doctors cite Kerala's higher life expectancy among reasons for greater number of claims for treatment of strokes. Analysis by National Health Authority, which governs PM-JAY.

Space is not silent. New NASA audioclip reveals what blackholes sound like

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

New implant helps speech-impaired man ‘talk’, by changing brain signals into words on screen

The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine and partly funded by Facebook’s Sponsored Academic Research Agreement, was done by researchers at the University of California.

Doctors spot new trend in Covid 2nd wave: Strokes in recovering or discharged patients

Neurologists say they have noticed a higher incidence of patients in recovery suffering ischemic strokes as opposed to last year when Covid-19 first struck.

Now, study on Americans links eating breakfast to lower risk of stroke

The research, conducted on Americans aged 40 to 75 years, has been described as the first-ever study on the link between breakfast and deaths caused by heart disease.

What you’re not eating is killing you

Studies such as the one published in Lancet recently suggesting that one could die if certain foods are avoided is problematic because such science is riddled with contradictory studies.

On Camera


Megha Thakur was no run-of-the mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.