Tag Archives: Strokes

High blood pressure linked to strokes and Alzheimer’s

Researchers also found that the number of brain lesions did not change even if participants used high blood pressure drugs. They analysed 1,288 older people and found that participants whose blood pressure was 10 per cent higher than average were 46 per cent more likely to have brain lesions. The pensioners with higher blood pressure were also found to have ...

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Review: On New LPs From the Voidz and Albert Hammond Jr., Two Strokes Go Their Own Way

The Voidz, Virtue | ★★★ 1/2Albert Hammond Jr., Francis Trouble | ★★ 1/2 Julian Casablancas stepped away from the Strokes with a fully loaded scattergun of musical ideas and an itchy trigger finger. With his main band settled into a modest middle age – he’s made no bones about his boredom with it, though he remains the frontman – Casablancas approaches his new project ...

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The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. Announces New Album, Shares New Song: Listen

Albert Hammond Jr. of the Strokes has announced a new solo album, Francis Trouble. The follow-up to 2015’s Momentary Masters is due out March 9 via Red Bull Records. View the LP’s cover art and tracklisting below. According to a press release, the album was written in honor of Hammond Jr.’s twin brother Francis, who was stillborn. Last night, Hammond ...

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Doctors fail to recognise strokes in children as they do not expect them in young people

A Department for Health campaign has highlighted adult stroke symptoms but top doctors now want the plight of children to be given more attention.  Every year about 400 children in the UK are left with physical and mental impairments following a stroke, according to the Stroke Association.  Dr Vijeya Ganesan, a paediatric neurologist and spokeswom… Daily Express :: Health Feed

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Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley On Making Fun Of The Strokes For ‘Still Waiting’

Do you remember way back in the fall of 2002 when Sum 41 officially changed their name to The Sums? No? Well, true, that never actually happened. But after the band released its “Still Waiting” music video, some fans really thought it did. “Yeah, people believed that for a while,” singer and songwriter Deryck Whibley told MTV News recently. It ...

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