Posted by Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay Reporter Nov 30, 2017
TIAs are medical emergencies that give healthcare providers an opportunity to reduce the risk of stroke, researchers suggest.
Posted by Robert Priedt, HealthDay Reporter Nov 30, 2017
Being overweight increases the odds of having atrial fibrillation in both men and women, a study involving 80,000 people suggests.
Posted by Dennis Thompson, HealthDay Reporter Nov 22, 2017
Under the new guidelines for high blood pressure, could you be at risk for hypertension? Check out what the experts are saying.
Posted by Lynn Bronikowski Nov 21, 2017
Emergency rooms may rethink stroke treatment after study determines there may be help for patients more than six hours after their stroke.
Posted by Robert Priedt, HealthDay Reporter Nov 14, 2017
Findings show that people with atrial fibrillation should start taking blood thinners as soon as possible after their diagnosis and continue to take the drugs.
Posted by E.J. Mundell, HealthDay Reporter Nov 14, 2017
People who don't have a caregiver are 70 percent more likely to be sent to nursing home care within a year of their stroke, researchers find.
Posted by Robert Priedt, HealthDay Reporter Oct 27, 2017
Between 1999 and 2010, heart disease and stroke contributed to more than 2 million years of life lost among black people, researchers said.
Posted by Lynn Bronikowski Oct 27, 2017
The National Stroke Association presents its Raising Awareness in Stroke Excellence (RAISE) Awards in eight categories.
Posted by Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter Oct 12, 2017
More people are surviving strokes, but researchers find that the health problems that cause stroke aren't going away.
Posted by Amy Norton, HealthDay Reporter Sep 26, 2017
Researchers find that patients who quit taking aspirin were 37 percent more likely to suffer a stroke over the next three years, versus those who kept taking it.