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Women's Risk of Stroke, and Type of Stroke, Influenced by BMI
“We found that the risk of ischemic stroke...the most common stroke subtype, is increased in overweight and obese women,” study author Gillian Reeves, explained. “By contrast, the risk of hemorrhagic stroke...is decreased in overweight and obese women.
For individuals battling migraines, a morning cup of coffee or extra glass of wine can act as devastating headache triggers. Rather than excess caffeine, the true migraine trigger culprits are nitrites and monosodium glutamate (MSG).
The researchers noted that suicide in this age group is not well studied, despite a recent uptick: in 2014, suicide was the 10th leading cause of death for children aged 5 to 11 years.
Acupuncture has been used and studied as an alternative pain management method, and although it appears to offer some benefit as a treatment for some forms of chronic pain, the evidence supporting its positive effect on other health conditions is uneven at best.
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The threat of Zika virus and state of research surrounding the virus drew standing room crowds at IDWeek 2016.

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