Navigation Links
Can Diet Soda Boost Your Stroke Risk?
Date:2/9/2011

By Kathleen Doheny
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Diet soda fans who drink the beverages every day may be cutting down on calories, but they also might be boosting their risk of stroke, new research suggests.

"In our study, we saw a significant increased risk among those who drank diet soda daily and not regular soda," said Hannah Gardener, an epidemiologist at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, who was slated to present her research Wednesday at the International Stroke Conference 2011 in Los Angeles.

Why the link? "It's unknown at this point," she said.

Stroke is the third leading cause of death, behind heart disease and cancer, in the United States. More than 137,000 people a year die from stroke, according to the American Stroke Association.

Previous research by others has found that those who drank more than one soft drink a day, whether regular or diet, were more likely than non-drinkers to have metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors including high blood pressure, elevated triglycerides (blood fats), low levels of good cholesterol, high fasting blood sugar and large waists. Metabolic syndrome, in turn, raises the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, experts agree.

Gardener and her colleagues evaluated the soda habits of 2,564 people enrolled in the large Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS) to see if there was an association, if any, with stroke. The participants were 69 years of age, on average, and completed food questionnaires about the type of soda they drank and how often.

During the average nine-year follow-up, 559 vascular events occurred, including strokes caused by hemorrhage and those caused by clots, known as ischemic strokes.

The researchers controlled for such factors as age, gender, ethnicity, physical activity, calorie intake, smoking and alcohol drinking habits and still found that those who drank diet soda dail
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. $2.8 million grant boosts cystic fibrosis research at Queens
2. Daily Record-Keeping May Boost Fibromyalgia Care
3. Winning Wrestlers Get Bigger Testosterone Boost After Match
4. Brisk Walks May Boost Memory in Older Adults
5. Pre-surgical stress management boosts immune function, lowers mood disturbance in prostate cancer patients
6. Sprouts? Supplements? Team them up to boost broccolis cancer-fighting power
7. Spotting Gene Variants May Boost Hepatitis C Treatment
8. Yogas Spiritual Balance May Boost Health
9. Functional boost for magnetic resonance imaging
10. Heavy Drinking May Boost Risk for Atrial Fibrillation
11. Consumer Genetic Testing May Not Boost Users Anxiety
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Can Diet Soda Boost Your Stroke Risk?
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... An article published August ... Paul LaRocco has gone through to open a pizzeria in Westchester. Mr. LaRocco was ... to take several months, but the current process, having already gone on for over ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... As reported by Medical Daily ... FDA clearance for results that last for two years, the longest of any cellulite ... who are looking for a long-lasting, effective solution for their cellulite, according to Dr. ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Saint Petersburg, FL —Pocket Protein™, ... fat, carbs, sugar, gluten, lactose or caffeine in a convenient 2 oz. pouch ... CPG Editor’s Choice Awards. , Five consumer packaged goods (CPG) products were selected ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Omaha, Neb. (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... among the 2015 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare ... , Now in its eighth year, the Best Places to Work ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 ... ... visibility and increased patient loyalty at a low cost. Personalized with practice contact ... new and existing patients. Dental offices can also incorporate Calendars into seasonal mailings, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Article on Building Approval Process for LA Business Highlights the Need for a Bridge Between Businesses and City Officials, says Fire Protection Group Inc. 2Health News:Maryland Dermatologists Discuss Non-Invasive Cellulite Reduction System Cellfina Receiving 2-Year FDA Clearance 2Health News:Maryland Dermatologists Discuss Non-Invasive Cellulite Reduction System Cellfina Receiving 2-Year FDA Clearance 3Health News:Pocket Protein™ Named 2015 CPG Editor’s Choice Award Finalist by Informa’s SupplySide 2Health News:Pocket Protein™ Named 2015 CPG Editor’s Choice Award Finalist by Informa’s SupplySide 3Health News:Medical Solutions Recognized as One of 2015 Best Places to Work in Healthcare 2Health News:Medical Solutions Recognized as One of 2015 Best Places to Work in Healthcare 3Health News:SmartPractice® Introduces 2016 Calendars for Dental Practice Giveaways 2
... ... marketing and website design firm based in San Diego, will be meeting with leaders ... the U.S. The Baker Gordon Educational Symposium invites plastic surgeons and medical professionals from around ... cosmetic enhancement. , ...
... ... of postmortem procedures , ... AZ (Vocus) February 4, 2010 -- Doctors or pathology technicians perform autopsies to diagnose any ... to the decedent’s death. The postmortem examination is of great importance to the family of ...
... Beauty blogging ... ... to get ready for Valentine,s Day ? Why not throw a party just for ... tailgating for Valentine’s Day., , ,Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples anymore as all kinds ...
... ... a streamlined electronic document exchange process. , ... (PRWEB) February 4, 2010 -- GlobalSign Inc., ... for securing PDF documents, has today announced the success of GlobalSign’s digital signature ...
... ... how Howard I. Glazer Ph.D. uses the internet to share his expertise in the field ... ... Glazer Ph.D. will discuss how he shares his expertise in the field of Lower Gastrointestinal, ...
... , March of Dimes Awards Abstract at ... New evidence that genetics play a significant role in ... everything right and still give birth too soon. , Research ... meeting ― The Pregnancy Meeting™ ― showed that the genes of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Plastic Surgery Website Design Firm Rosemont Media Heads to Miami for the 44th Annual Baker Gordon Symposium 2Health News:Plastic Surgery Website Design Firm Rosemont Media Heads to Miami for the 44th Annual Baker Gordon Symposium 3Health News:Author Presents a Practical Guide for Postmortem Examinations 2Health News:Valentine Tailgate Party for the Girls with Festive Ideas from Beauty Research 2Health News:Euthymics Bioscience Collaborates with GlobalSign and SafeNet to Provide an FDA Approved Electronic Signature Solution 2Health News:Euthymics Bioscience Collaborates with GlobalSign and SafeNet to Provide an FDA Approved Electronic Signature Solution 3Health News:Euthymics Bioscience Collaborates with GlobalSign and SafeNet to Provide an FDA Approved Electronic Signature Solution 4Health News:Euthymics Bioscience Collaborates with GlobalSign and SafeNet to Provide an FDA Approved Electronic Signature Solution 5Health News:International Pelvic Floor Muscle Expert Presents Live Webinars on Telemedecine 2Health News:International Pelvic Floor Muscle Expert Presents Live Webinars on Telemedecine 3Health News:New Research Shows Genes of Pregnant Women and Their Fetuses Can Increase the Risk of Preterm Labor 2Health News:New Research Shows Genes of Pregnant Women and Their Fetuses Can Increase the Risk of Preterm Labor 3
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015 ... announced the addition of the "Investigation Report ... to their offering. Developed by Novo ... Novolog) is an important drug for the treatment ... as a fast- acting insulin analog, starts working ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Aug. 28, 2015  IP Shakti, LLC, today announced that ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150827/261551LOGO ... "Our new corporate identity signifies our transformation into a company ... analytics platform for patent claim validity." ... the proprietary AIA Shield™ platform, the Company commenced a corporate ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... England and PITTSBURGH ... MYL ) today announced that its shareholders ... plc (NYSE: PRGO ; TASE) and the ... shareholders at an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders ... the votes cast at the extraordinary general meeting. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:China Insulin Aspart Market Report 2010-2019 - Developed by Novo Nordisk 2IP Shakti, LLC Changes Company Name to Prediqtus, LLC 2Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 2Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 3Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 4Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 5Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 6Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 7Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 8Mylan Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Proposed Acquisition of Perrigo 9
... NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 As part ... integration of technology in clinics, hospitals and medical ... integration capabilities. Phreesia,s solution, used by over 10,000 ... automates the check-in process for patients and practice ...
... With 22 percent adoption among medical providers, as ... iPad has become a key tool for US doctors ... innovative practice models. Medical providers are increasingly looking to ... a rapidly changing medical sector. Practice Fusion has noted ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Phreesia's Enhanced Integration Capabilities Provide Better Patient Management for Medical Practices 2iPad Supports Medical Practitioners on the Move 2iPad Supports Medical Practitioners on the Move 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: