Stroke

Luke Perry | Longevity LIVE

Star of Beverly Hills 90210 and Riverdale, Luke Perry passed away on Monday, aged 52, as a result of a stroke. While more details are yet to be released, Perry’s death highlights the need to raise awareness about strokes. What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when the brain’s constant

diet sodas | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to enjoying the taste of sodas, but with a little less guilt, sugar and calories – most people turn to diet sodas. Unfortunately, emerging studies are beginning to highlight the health dangers affected by these beverages. In fact, a recent study has linked diet sodas to a

living younger

According to The Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and this number is set to rise to 16 million by 2050 (1). Aside from a large number of Americans affected, over 50 million people worldwide are also battling with Alzheimer’s. That being said, it is important

medical | Longevity LIVE

Here are the most prominent medical breakthroughs that took place at the end of 2017, from man-made human blood to an artificial pancreas. 1. Scientists remove HIV from animals A study published in the journal Molecular Therapy has revealed that scientists are finally closer to finding a permanent cure for

stroke | Longevity Live

According to a report published by the American Heart Association, one in five women can’t name a single warning sign of stroke. However, each year roughly 55 000 more women than men have strokes, which kill nearly twice as many women as breast cancer. But, strokes can be preventable –

Stroke | Longevity Live

Thanks to amazing medical advances, more people than ever are surviving strokes – the blood clots and leaks that block blood flow to parts of the brain. A new study finds that a stroke ages your brain by eight years. Scientists from the  University of Michigan compared memory and thinking-speed tests

chronic headaches | Longevity LIVE

Stroke patients with low vitamin D have been found to suffer more severe strokes and have poorer health in the months following a stroke, than those who have normal vitamin D levels, according to research presented at last year’s American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference. In past studies on neurovascular

contraceptive pill

Recent British research reveals increasing concern around the possible dangers of the contraceptive pills available. On the 26th May 2015, the British Journal of Medicine published an in depth study on the risk of blood clots in combined oral contraceptives. The results showed that women on the contraceptive pill are

stroke | Longevity LIVE

There are thousands of fascinating health talks on TED, however this inspiring talk is one of TED’s most popular with over 16 million views to date from when it was first aired in 2008. Delivered by Dr Jill Bolte Taylor, a neuroanatomist, she studied her own stroke as it happened