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Urinary tract infections: A possible trigger for stroke

Urinary tract infections: A possible trigger for stroke Research we’re watching Infections — especially those in the urinary tract, known as UTIs — may raise the risk of a stroke, a new study finds. Researchers examined the electronic medical records of more than 191,000 stroke patients to see if they’d been hospitalized or gone to an emergency room for an infection shortly before the stroke. They tracked infections of the abdomen, blood, respiratory…

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