Higher Levels of Iron Increase the Risk of Certain Strokes

A new study by scientists from Imperial College London finds that people with higher levels of iron are at greater risk of having a stroke, especially the kind of stroke that results from a blood clot or ohigher levels of iron increase the risk of strokether obstacle traveling from the heart.

For the study, the researchers used genetic information on over 48,000 people from public sources. With the help of technique Mendelian randomization, the researchers identified three "single-letter alterations," or single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), in their DNA that can raise or reduce the iron status of the individual.

Lead study author Dr. Dipender Gill says: “All these findings highlight potential treatments or lifestyle interventions that may help reduce stroke risk, and that they may offer avenues for further study.”

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