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Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

05 May, 2019 11:13 am 11:13 am

BEIJING (Reuters ) – Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don’t quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study suggests. Smoking has long been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and serious cardiac events like heart attacks and strokes. But the new study … Read More



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Singer Mick Jagger says he is on the mend after heart surgery

04 April, 2019 11:52 am 11:52 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger said he was “on the mend” after undergoing surgery that caused postponement of the band’s planned North American tour. The 75-year-old British singer underwent heart valve replacement surgery in New York earlier this week, according to media reports. Jagger and his representatives did not provide details … Read More



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Heart failure makes surgery riskier, even without symptoms

02 February, 2019 12:50 pm 12:50 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – Even relatively healthy heart failure patients may still be more likely to die after surgery than people with healthier hearts, a US study suggests. For heart failure patients with obvious symptoms, surgery has long been associated with a greater risk of complications and death. But the current study offers fresh … Read More



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