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Stroke more likely when clocks go forward

1st March 2016

Scientists say people are more likely to suffer a stroke after the clocks change.

A study found stroke admissions to hospital was 8% higher in the two days after the clocks went forward or back.

Researchers at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology said that they wanted to investigate whether even a mild change in the body clock could cause such problems.

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Article Information

Title: Stroke more likely when clocks go forward
Author: Martine Hamilton
Article Id: 27691
Date Added: 1st Mar 2016


The Times

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