Sex and coffee ‘trigger stroke’

first_img 22 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Share Share Coffee linked to one in 10 burst blood vessels in the brain.Coffee, sex and blowing your nose could increase the risk of a type of stroke, say researchers in the Netherlands.The study on 250 patients identified eight risk factors linked to bleeding on the brain.They all increase blood pressure which could result in blood vessels bursting, according to research published in the journal Stroke.The Stroke Association said more research was needed to see if the triggers caused the rupture.More than 150,000 people in the UK have a stroke each year with nearly 29,000 due to bleeding on the brain.Bleeding can happen when a weakened blood vessel, known as a brain aneurysm, bursts. This can result in brain damage or death.The researchers at the University Medical Center in Utrecht looked at 250 patients for three years to identify what triggers ruptures.Caffeine dangerThey found that coffee was responsible for more than one in 10 burst brain aneurysms.While people drinking coffee had only a 1.7 times greater risk, it is more common than other risk factors. Being startled increased the risk by more than 23 times, but was responsible for just 2.7% of cases.Dr Monique Vlak, a neurologist and the study’s lead author, said: “All of the triggers induce a sudden and short increase in blood pressure, which seems a possible common cause for aneurysmal rupture.”Lower riskThe authors said one in 50 people has a brain aneurysm, but only a few rupture.Dr Vlak advised that: “Reducing caffeine consumption or treating constipated patients with unruptured intracranial (brain) aneurysms with laxatives may lower the risk of subarachnoid haemorrhage.”The study only looked at the triggers for the burst. High blood pressure weakens blood vessels in the first place and can be caused by being overweight, smoking and a lack of exercise.Dr Sharlin Ahmed, Research Liaison Officer at The Stroke Association said: “A sudden surge in high blood pressure can increase the likelihood of an aneurysm rupturing. However, it’s very difficult to determine whether the triggers identified in this study are definitely related to the onset of a stroke as they could simply be put down to coincidence.“A lot more research needs to be carried out to assess whether each of the identified triggers could directly cause an aneurysm to rupture.”By James Gallagher Health reporter,BBC Newscenter_img Share HealthLifestyle Sex and coffee ‘trigger stroke’ by: – May 6, 2011 Tweetlast_img read more

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Statistically, Liverpool better than Man Utd 1999 Treble winners

first_imgLiverpool continued their impressive Premier League campaign with a 2-0 win at West Ham last night and are now statistically better than Manchester United’s 1999 treble winners. Jurgen Klopp’s side have been in phenomenal form as they sit 19 points ahead of Manchester City in second. It has been nearly 30 years since Liverpool last won a league title and Klopp’s side are edging closer to ending that drought. With 23 victories under their belt Liverpool have won more games – with 14 Prem matches still to go – than two previous Prem title winners managed in a whole season – Man Utd in 1996-97 and their 1998-99 Treble-winning campaign. Last night’s win saw Liverpool reach 70 points after 24 league games, while all other teams in top-flight history have needed at least 27 matches to hit 70 – if they managed to at all. The attacking trio of Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah have been far too strong for Premier League sides this season, scoring 31 goals between them. They last beat every league side they faced in a season 124 years ago (1895-96) in the second tier. Alisson, Andy Robertson, Virgil van Dijk and Trent Alexander-Arnold have been in outstanding form to provide the tightest defence in the league, conceding only 15 times in their 24 matches so far. Loading… Promoted Content6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually True10 Largest Cities In The WorldWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?The Best Cars Of All Time10 Places On Our Planet Where The Most People Live8 Scenes That Prove TV Has Gone Too Far7 Facts About Black Holes That Will Blow Your Mind5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth? With a formidable defence and a potent attacking force, they’ve now gone 41 league matches without losing and are now just nine games from beating the Arsenal Invincibles’ unbeaten top-flight run of 49 matches. Jurgen Klopp’s men have won their last 15 league matches – only the fourth occasion a team has won 15-plus English top-flight games in a row. Liverpool could secure the title at the Etihad against closest challengers Manchester City at the beginning of April. It could be a memorable season for the Reds as they look to defend their Champions League title as well as clinch the Premier League. Atletico Madrid present a tough task in the round of 16 in Europe. Diego Simeone’s side are ten points off the top of the La Liga table and could put all their efforts into another crack at the Champions League. Read Also:EPL: Beware of ‘dangerous’ Wolves, Fabinho warns Liverpool mates After beating the Hammers, the Reds have now beaten all 19 Premier League teams this season, and have only dropped points on one occasion. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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NegOcc cops roll out security measures ahead of ‘undas’

first_img Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office director Colonel Romeo Baleros said all personnel are expected to render duty and those on leave were recalled. According to Baleros, village watchmen and volunteers will also assist police in maintaining peace and order and, if necessary, render medical services. BACOLOD City – The police in Negros Occidental is going on “full alert” status days before the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. He added that remaining personnel will continue to perform regular police functions such as conducting patrols, border control and checkpoint operations.center_img “A total of 448 police personnel will be deployed and will man various police assistance desks in the province’s 90 cemeteries, 47 bus terminals and 16 seaports,” said Baleros. Baleros also encouraged his personnel to visit their departed relatives prior to their Nov. 1 and 2 deployment to ensure their personal matters do not interfere with their respective duties./PNlast_img read more

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Asian Games Asian Games 2018, Day 2: Vinesh Phogat wins gold in 50 kg freestyle wrestling

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Asian Games News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. # BADMINTON – India lose in Quarters to Indonesia 1-3# VOLLEYBALL: Indian men’s volleyball players opens their campaign with a 3-0 win over Hong Kong in Pool F# KABADDI: Men’s Kabaddi team lose to Korea by a narrow margin of 23-24.# WRESTLING: Sumit Malik enters the bronze medal match# SHOOTING: Lakshay bags Silver medal in Men’s Trap Final!# WRESTLING: Vinesh Phogat in Women’s Freestyle 50kg Finals after a 10-0 win over Uzbekistan’s Yakhshimuratova Dauletbike.# WRESTLING: Sakshi Malik loses to Kyrgyztan’s Tynybekova Aisuluu in Women’s Freestyle 62kg by 7-8.# SHOOTING: Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Lakshay qualify for Men’s Trap Final.# WRESTLING: Pooja Dhanda loses to North Korea’s Jong Myong Suk by 0-10 in what was a total domination in Women’s Freestyle 57kg category.# WRESTLING: Sakshi Malik reaches semi-finals by thumping Kazakhstan’s Kassymova Ayaulym 10-0 in Women’s Freestyle 62kg category.# BADMINTON: Kidambi Srikanth loses to Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting by 21-23, 20-22, 10-21 in Men’s Team Quarter-Finals.# TENNIS: Kamran Kaur Thandi defeats Altansarnai Jargal of Mongolia by 6-1, 6-0 in Women’s single round of 32.# WRESTLING: Pooja Dhanda enters Women’s Freestyle 57kg semi-finals with a 12-1 win over Uzbekistan’s Esenbaeva Nabira.# SHOOTING: Seema Tomar ends in last position in Women’s Trap Final.# WRESTLING: Pooja Dhanda absolutely mauls Thailand’s Sookdondyor Orasa by 10-0 to advance to Women’s Freestyle 57kg quarter-finals.# SHOOTING: Seema Tomar qualifies for Women’s Trap Finals. While Shreyasi Singh failed got eliminated# SHOOTING: Vinesh Phogat enters quarter-finals by defeating China’s Sun Yanan 8-2 in Women’s Freestyle 50kg.# SHOOTING: Apurvi Chandela finished fifth in the Women’s 10m Air Rifle event.# HANDBALL: India defeats Malaysia by 45-19 in Men’s Handball main round# SEPAKTAKRAW: India defeats Iran# ROWING: Team India advance to Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Final# TENNIS: Ankita Raina defeats Indonesia’s Gumulya Beatrice to reach Women’s singles Last 16.# BADMINTON: Saina Nehwal has been beaten by Nozomi Okuhara by 21-11, 23-25, 21-16 in the third match. Japan now leads 2-1.# SHOOTING: Apurvi Chandela qualifies for 10m Air Rifle Women Finals.# BASKETBALL: India were defeated by Unified Korea 54-104 in their second Group A match.# KABADDI: Indian women team beat Thailand 33-23 in Group A match.# MEDAL TALLY:  India-3 (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)# SHOOTING: Deepak Kumar bags the silver medal in Men’s Shooting 10m Air Rifle.# SHOOTING: Deepak Kumar confirms Silver medal as Chinese Taipei shooter gets eliminated, he is fighting for the GOLD now!# #Badminton: Japan levels India 1-1 as Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota defeat N Sikki Reddy and Arathi Sara by 15-21, 6-21.# SWIMMING: Advait Page finishes third in Men’s 800m Freestyle swimming event # BADMINTON: PV Sindhu defeats Akane Yamaguchi by 21-18, 21-19 in the first match of the Women’s Team Quarter-final.# SHOOTING: Ravi Kumar and Deepak Kumar finish fourth and fifth in the qualification and qualify for the 10m Air Rifle Men Finals.# ROWING: Dushyant qualifies for Men’s Lightweight Single Sculls Finals New Delhi: On day 2 of the Asian Games 2018, Vinesh Phogat created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asiad. Vinesh defeated her Japanese rival Yuji Irie 6-2 in the 50 kg category. This was India’s second Gold medal at 2018 Asian Games after Bajrang Punia, who won yellow metal in the 65 kg Freestyle wrestling event on day 1.Asian Games 2018, Day 2: India’s complete Schedule, TimingsEarlier on Sunday, India had a decent start in the Asian Games 2018 and bagged two medals – a gold by Punia and bronze by the duo of Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar.  Asia’s biggest sporting extravaganza also witnessed some big upsets for India as Sushil Kumar got knocked out in the qualifying round and the duo of Manu Bhaker and Abhishek Verma failed to qualify for the medal round.Day 2 has many exciting matches lined up and the fans are definitely in for a treat as Indian athletes eye for more medals!ALSO READ: Who is Bajrang Punia? 5 facts about India’s first gold medallistUpdates of Asian Games 2018:# India assured of first ever medal in Sepak Takraw: India has assured itself of a maiden Asian Games medal in Sepak Takraw by progressing to the semifinals with a win over Iran. India defeated Iran 21-16, 19-21, 21- 17 in the first match to make a winning start to their campaign.# Another GOLD: Vinesh Phogat wins gold in 50 kg freestyle wrestlinglast_img read more

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