Healthy Living, Healthy Eating
|Main Healthy Living Page|
Last Updated: 2004-01-16 15:32:21 -0400 (Reuters Health) hallu forte koriģējošs
By Megan Rauscher Hallu Forte
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Having several children may protect women against a form of stroke that involves bleeding at the base of the brain called subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), results of a population-based study suggest. hallu forte
"It appears from our study that the more children a woman gives birth to the lower her risk of SAH later on in life," Dr. David Gaist from the University of Southern Denmark in Odense told Reuters Health. hallu forte orteza
SAH is the only type of stroke that afflicts women more than men, "suggesting that reproductive factors may play a role in the etiology," he and his colleagues note in the American Heart Association's medical journal Stroke. http://lagrendnight.hu/
Using data from three national Swedish registries, the team identified 887 women hospitalized with a first SAH. Of these, 70 percent had the stroke five years or more after the birth of their last child.
Data analysis revealed that the odds of SAH declined with increasing numbers of children. For women bearing two, three, four, or five or more children the odds of having SAH were reduced by 17 percent, 28 percent, 28 percent and 33 percent.
The underlying biological mechanism responsible for this apparent association is currently unknown, Gaist emphasized. "The nature of this link - whether (number of children) truly protects against SAH or is simply just negatively associated with it - deserves further study."
SOURCE: Stroke, January 2004.
All content within this site is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. We are not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of this Health website. We are not liable for the contents of any external internet sites listed, nor does it endorse any commercial product or service mentioned or advised on any of the sites. Always consult your own GP if you're in any way concerned about your health.
Here is the info about our links:
Actonvision.com does not write the Health Information or news. We do not take credit for the information presented. This web site is a directory of constantly changing links going to articles that are related to relevant news. We might keep a link inactive if we ever feel it might not be active in future. In this case please copy and paste the link address to find the source. This website is put together from the best sources on Internet. We appreciate some of our sources and we like to mention them.
Great News Sites: