HIV identified as leading risk factor for stroke in young African adults

December 19th, 2015 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

HIV infection is the leading risk factor for stroke in young African adults, a new study has found. The incidence of stroke is on the increase across most of sub-Saharan Africa. In countries like Malawi, a substantial proportion of stroke patients are young adults, and have a low prevalence of established risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and smoking.
Source: Care Giving Science Daily

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