Diet drinks linked to a higher risk of stroke after the menopause

Related video Diet drinks and cardiovascular risks ‘Limit prolonged use of diet drinks’ Fresh research offers further information on the potential for diet drinks — that is, beverages sweetened with artificial sugar substitutes — to harm cardiovascular health. Artificially sweetened soft drinks may raise the risk of heart disease and death in postmenopausal women. A […]

Women fare worse than men following aortic heart surgery, study finds

Related video The study, published in February 2019’s sex-themed issue of Circulation, found if you’re a woman, you’re twice as likely to experience a stroke or death following surgery New research says women fare worse than men following aortic heart surgery. Researchers examined three different outcomes: early death, stroke and a composite of complications. In […]