An experimental type of anti-clotting drug appears to be safe, according to an early-phase study. That’s good news in the treatment of stroke because current medications can increase the risk of potentially dangerous bleeding.
Caring for a loved one with a serious medical condition can be overwhelming at times, especially with other obligations at work and home. So, it’s important for caregivers to remember to tend to their own physical and emotional health needs, too.
Stroke survivors are at risk for osteoporosis, broken bones or falling. Yet many aren’t screened for such dangers, which may increase the odds they’ll suffer fractures, a new study says.
When a weakened artery wall balloons or bulges, it’s called an aneurysm. For people with emphysema, the risk of that aneurysm rupturing is much higher than for those without the lung condition, new research suggests.
As in most things, family matters. Specifically, your family’s ethnicity could make a difference, at least when it comes to cholesterol and your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
Could picking up some type of bug increase your chance of having a stroke or heart attack?
Detecting high blood pressure early — and treating it with diet, exercise and medication — is crucial, and eye doctors are on the front lines of the battle.
Rainy days may bring a lot more than spring flowers and relief from summer heat — they also are connected to better survival chances and overall outlook for stroke survivors, according to a new study.
Researchers may have developed a more reliable way to predict the risk of heart attack and stroke in astronauts — and the technique may eventually help gauge the same danger for regular folks on Earth, too.
Arterial stiffness among people with mild cognitive impairments could put them at higher risk for progressing to dementia, which may include Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study exploring the connection between the brain and vascular health.
People with high blood pressure are more inclined to take their medications correctly if an app on their smartphone reminds them, a new study suggests.
Using the latest guidelines on high blood pressure would result in nearly 950,000 more U.S. stroke survivors diagnosed with the disease and could reduce deaths among stroke survivors by nearly one-third, according to research.