Mediterranean diet and heart disease: Spanish study finds reduction in stroke, cardiac death rates

From the Globe Spanish researchers tracked thousands of participants over roughly five years and found a 30 percent reduction in the rate of heart disease, primarily strokes, among the Mediterranean diet eaters compared with those who consumed more traditional low-fat fare. That diet included more starch and grains, but fewer nuts and oils. Earlier studies … Continue reading Mediterranean diet and heart disease: Spanish study finds reduction in stroke, cardiac death rates

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Most Mass stroke patients arrive too late for clotbuster

Some of the hospital reps argue in this story that a lack of neurologists keeps them from giving tPA in time. But, the Globe¬†also reports that only 4.5 percent of stroke patient make it to a hospital in time to qualify for the drug. Link here to the state's actual study. ¬†From the Globe: State … Continue reading Most Mass stroke patients arrive too late for clotbuster