Cardiology

Effectiveness of anticoagulants compared for valvular A-fib

(HealthDay)—For patients who are new to therapy for valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) as a class are effective and safe compared with warfarin, with some variability among individual ...

Cardiology

Age is one of the biggest misconceptions about stroke

It's National Stroke Awareness Month and one of the biggest misconceptions about stroke is that it only happens to the elderly. While age is one of the risk factors and your chance for a stroke increases with age, anyone ...