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Sharon Stone recounts her ordeal after the stroke: "I had to reposition my face with botox"
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Sharon Stone recounts her ordeal after the stroke: "I had to reposition my face with botox"

Twenty years ago, Sharon Stone suffered a stroke with a 1% chance of surviving and which caused her to start from scratchLearning to walk, speak, read and write were part of this long process of which he speaks in 'The beauty of living twice', his autobiographyIt has always been said that the fact that a popular face gives visibility to an extraordinary circumstance helps others, those who are on the other side of the screen, see themselves reflected in their idols. And this is precisely what he got Sharon Stone to count your experience with stroke, a massive brain hemorrhage whereby he almost lost his life twenty years ago. An all-important vital trance that he has talked about at length in 'The beauty of living twice', an autobiography about which he has been sincere in an extensive in...
Sharon Stone recalls in ‘El hormiguero’ the stroke she suffered: "I had to learn to walk, read and write"
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Sharon Stone recalls in ‘El hormiguero’ the stroke she suffered: "I had to learn to walk, read and write"

The anthill added to his history the participation of a new Hollywood star, since this monday Pablo Motos interviewed Sharon Stone, which he connected by video call from his home in Los Angeles with the Antena 3 program to talk of The beauty of living twice, his recently published biography."It is a complex book, dedicated to my mother because I have discovered that you cannot know your life if you do not know your parents'," he pointed out.to a guest, who came to upload to their social networks (with more than 211,000 followers on Twitter) the announcement of your participation in the Spanish program.In his biography, one of the stories that Stone highlights was the stroke he suffered in 2001,...
First three cases of clots in arteries detected after receiving AstraZeneca vaccine
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First three cases of clots in arteries detected after receiving AstraZeneca vaccine

A team of specialists from the United Kingdom has reported first three cases of people with ischemic strokes caused by clots in the arteries after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine against covid-19.This stroke, which occurs when blood clots occur in the arteries that supply blood to the brain, is the most common form of stroke, but this is the first time it has been reported in people vaccinated with AstraZeneca serum.So far, all cases of thrombi recorded after receiving the Oxford vaccine had appeared in veins (especially the brain). In addition, all presented low levels of platelets and antibodies against platelet factor 4 (PF4), a protein that promotes clot formation.Information on the thre...
Parents of children with acquired brain damage reward a hospital and a school for "change life" to people
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Parents of children with acquired brain damage reward a hospital and a school for "change life" to people

Parents of children with Acquired Brain Injury (ACD), in collaboration with the Fundación Sin Daño, have wanted to send a message "of gratitude and hope" in moments as difficult as those left by the coronavirus pandemic and for this they have created the 'Together the damage is less' award. In its first call, the award, which has a health and an educational aspect, has gone to the Children's Hospital of the Child Jesus in Madrid and the Villar Palasi school in San Fernando de Henares. Of both entities, the jury highlights "his effort and dedication to change people's lives". It also highlights "the professional and personal capacity" of its staff, "demonstrating values ​​of special merit, as ...
They discover that a simple and cheap surgical intervention prevents strokes in cardiac patients
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They discover that a simple and cheap surgical intervention prevents strokes in cardiac patients

A simple surgical intervention saves cardiac arrhythmia patients from strokes often deadly, according to a large international study led by McMaster University and published in 'The New England Journal of Medicine'and presented this Monday at the congress of the American College of Cardiology. The researchers found that removal of the left atrial appendage - an unused finger-shaped tissue that can trap blood in the heart chamber and increase the risk of clots - reduces the risk of strokes in more than a third in patients with atrial fibrillation. Best of all, the reduction in clotting risk adds to any other benefits of blood-thinning medications that are commonly prescribed for ...
Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death for women worldwide
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Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death for women worldwide

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death for women worldwide, accounting for 35% of annual deaths, warn experts in the medical journal The Lancet. In the article, which cites data from 2019 on a global scale on prevalence, mortality and risk factors in women, 17 experts called for urgent measures, such as early diagnosis and specific health programs in populated and underdeveloped regions, to reduce premature deaths by one third. non-communicable diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, by 2030. In 2019, according to a note from the The Lancet, about 275 million women have had cardiovascular disease worldwide. Cardiac ischemia and stroke were the cardiovascular diseases that most killed women, representing, respectively, ...
The danger of trusting right now
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The danger of trusting right now

I suppose that having arrived here without being infected must give a feeling of a certain false security. Many believe that, if at this point they have not had symptoms, either it is because they have gone through it without realizing it, (they have been from that group of asymptomatic people who have swarmed around without knowing anything), or because her immunity is so strong that no virus can beat her. And believe me, thinking like that and relaxing right now can be a serious mistake.The other day I was listening to Carles Francino on his return to the radio after many days separated by this virus. He has not had a good time, it was complicated, he was admitted, and worst of all, that c...
Osteoporosis in women predicts increased risk of heart disease and stroke
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Osteoporosis in women predicts increased risk of heart disease and stroke

Thinning of the spine in the lower back, the upper part of the femur (neck of the femur) and the hip are factors that predict an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a study published in the journal 'Heart'.Osteoporosis is common, especially among women after menopause. It is characterized by thinning and weakening of the bones and an increased risk of fracture.Previously published research indicates that people with osteoporosis often suffer from atherosclerosis (hardening and narrowing of the arteries) which suggests that both diseases may be related.The risk of cardiovascular death is higher in women (21%) than in men (15%), and the predictive risk framework for heart dis...
Brain Injuries Raise Long-Term Risk of Stroke
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Brain Injuries Raise Long-Term Risk of Stroke

By Robert PreidtHealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, April 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) have a significantly higher risk for stroke for years afterward, U.K. researchers say.Previous studies have linked brain injury with a long-term risk of neurological diseases including dementia, Parkinson's and epilepsy, and it's been suggested that it's also an independent risk factor for stroke.This new review of 18 studies from four countries found that patients with these injuries have an 86% higher risk of stroke than people who haven't had a TBI.While patients' added risk may be greatest in the first four months after their head injury, it remains significant for up to five years, according to the authors of the new review."TBI patients should be informed o...
Higher Stroke Risk Among Younger Black Adults
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Higher Stroke Risk Among Younger Black Adults

By American Heart Association NewsHealthDay ReporterMONDAY, March 29, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Black young adults are almost four times more likely than their white counterparts to have a stroke, according to new research. Yet regardless of race, the risk of having a stroke at a younger age increased as blood pressure rose.High blood pressure is the leading cause of stroke. It adds to the heart's workload and over time damages arteries and organs. Experts already knew stroke rates among young adults have risen in recent decades, but little was known about which adults were at higher risk.The new study, published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, looked at the link between high blood pressure and stroke in a group of Black and white young adults...