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A vital step for childhood stroke
A vital step for childhood stroke (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Stroke Foundation has welcomed and endorsed Australia’s first clinical guidelines for children with stroke, saying the guidelines were a vital step forward in recognising and treating some of the disease’s youngest sufferers. The guidelines, developed by doctors from the ... Read More »

Disadvantaged kids may be at higher risk for heart disease later in life
Disadvantaged kids may be at higher risk for heart disease later in life (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children from socially and economically disadvantaged families and neighbourhoods appear more likely to have thicker carotid artery walls, which in adults may indicate higher risk for heart attack and stroke in later life according to new research at MCRI, which ... Read More »

Everyday foods pushing the salt intake of toddlers to excessive levels
Everyday foods pushing the salt intake of toddlers to excessive levels (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More than half of Australian toddlers have excessive salt intakes putting them at risk of high blood pressure, stroke and coronary heart disease in later life. Researchers with Deakin University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) studied the diets of ... Read More »

High blood pressure during pregnancy could elevate the risk of a future stroke
High blood pressure during pregnancy could elevate the risk of a future stroke (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

High blood pressure during pregnancy could dramatically raise a woman’s lifetime risk of stroke, according to a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress. “We’ve found that women who had high blood pressure during pregnancy could be at higher ... Read More »

Patterns in dental health
Patterns in dental health (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children’s oral health is associated with the oral health of their parents and their family circumstances according to Families and their oral health, a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). A second report, Chronic conditions and oral ... Read More »

Walking prevents heart disease and stroke risk factors
Walking prevents heart disease and stroke risk factors (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Daily activities, such as fast walking and jogging, can curb the development of risk factors for heart disease and stroke by as much as 50 per cent, whereas an hour’s daily walk makes little difference, indicates research published in the ... Read More »

Children eat four times the daily salt limit
Children eat four times the daily salt limit (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Deakin University study has found seven in ten children are eating more than the recommended upper limit of salt each day, putting their health at serious risk. Researchers with Deakin’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research have just ... Read More »

 
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