Latest strokes Stories

Link Synthetic Marijuana And Stroke
2013-11-20 08:49:05

Neurologists have discovered a link between smoking synthetic marijuana and strokes in otherwise healthy young adults.

Improved Blood Pressure Guidelines May Prevent More Heart Attacks
2013-11-06 09:29:49

Rethinking the approach to treating high blood pressure with medication could prevent over one-fourth of heart attacks and strokes, as well as lower the overall use of medication, according to a new study in the journal Circulation.

2013-10-28 11:37:53

The final results of a stroke prevention study in patients with narrowed brain arteries confirm earlier findings: Medication plus lifestyle changes are safer and more effective at preventing stroke than a surgical technique called stenting.

Vitamin B Effects On Stroke Risk May Be Bittersweet
2013-09-20 10:58:32

There’s currently a debate about the effectiveness of vitamin B in reducing strokes and heart attacks, with some saying diets rich in B vitamins may even increase one’s risk of stroke.

Stroke Affecting More And More Young Americans
2013-09-04 05:14:19

At least half a million Americans between the ages of 18 and 44 have suffered a stroke, according to recently-published research appearing in the peer-reviewed journal Neurology.

2013-09-03 23:01:35

The Firm is investigating GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who allegedly suffered catastrophic heart side effects, including heart attacks, strokes, and sudden cardiac death, related

2013-07-19 11:58:03

More than 50% of individuals with moderate kidney disease have hypertension that is resistant to medications, and those who are black or have a larger waist circumference, diabetes, or a history of heart attacks or strokes are at highest risk.

Stroke Costs To Double In Coming Years
2013-05-22 15:16:57

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the number of strokes in the US is expected to increase dramatically over the next 17 years, and the costs associated with this increase will more than double.

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