Podcast #1 – Stroke and Women

Podcast #1 – Stroke and Women

Stroke is No. 1 cause of mortality in women in most countries. Some people say it's because of statistics- we live longer than men. Does this mean that nothing can be done about it? Jelena Misita, SAFE Awareness and Advocacy Manager had an interview with Valeria Caso,...

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SAFE LAUNCHES A WEBSITE FOR STROKE PREVENTION

SAFE LAUNCHES A WEBSITE FOR STROKE PREVENTION

Reliable, easy to use information on 10 modifiable stroke risk factors all in one place: www.strokeprevention.info Brussels, 17/09/2018: A SAFE-owned website on stroke prevention and modifiable stroke risk factors goes live today at www.strokeprevention.info. “We know...

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5 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

5 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

Even though you might feel healthy, you can still have high cholesterol - and a simple test will reveal this. At first, the diagnosis can be daunting, as people with high levels of cholesterol are at an increased risk of certain health problems, including heart...

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5 Facts About Obesity and Stroke Risk

5 Facts About Obesity and Stroke Risk

All the evidence points towards a strong link between increased weight and incidence of stroke. Take a look at these interesting facts from studies around the world to understand the risk, depending on your age, weight and lifestyle. 1. Stroke risk increases by 64% in...

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