Cocaine greatly increases ischemic stroke risk in young adults within 24 hours of use, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2014.
Stroke hospitalization and death rates may rise and fall with changes in environmental temperature and dew point, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2014.
Just as heart attack symptoms may differ between men and women, so do stroke risks.
Aspirin is still overprescribed for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF) despite the potential for dangerous side effects, according to research published today.
Having shingles may increase the risk of having a stroke years later, according to research published in the January 2, 2014, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
The greater your anxiety level, the higher your risk of having a stroke, according to new research published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
The world is facing a stroke epidemic as risk factors increase in low and middle-income countries and the population ages, according to a leading WA neurologist.
(Medical Xpress)—A national group of leading scientists, including one University of Alabama at Birmingham expert, says that for more than 100 years fewer people have been dying of stroke, yet it is still ...
Lowering blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar could halve obesity-related risk of heart disease
Controlling blood pressure, serum cholesterol, and blood glucose may substantially reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke associated with being overweight or obese, according to a study from a worldwide research consortium ...
(HealthDay)—Older men may reduce their risk of stroke by taking a daily walk. And that walk doesn't have to be especially brisk, British researchers report.
A spot of DIY or gardening can cut the risk of a heart attack/stroke and prolong life by as much as 30 per cent among the 60+ age group, indicates research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
High blood pressure during pregnancy could dramatically raise a woman's lifetime risk of stroke, according to a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress.
Crystal Wall was having a typical chat on the phone with her sister Chassity Anderson—until her sister's phone abruptly crashed to the floor and her words suddenly became slurred.
(Medical Xpress)—The number of people suffering a stroke has steadily declined by forty per cent over the last 16 years, according to a major study by researchers at King's College London.
(HealthDay)—People with inflammatory bowel disease may be at increased risk for heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests.