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These 3 things are critical for lifespan of U.S. adults

In a new study, researchers found that heart health, brain health, and metabolic health are critical for the lifespan of American adults. Heart disease remains...

Optimal blood pressure treatment for stroke patients

In a new study, researchers found that aggressive treatment of hypertension in stroke patients could do more harm than good in the long term. The...

Belly fat linked to high risk of heart disease and stroke

In a new study, researchers found that nearly two-thirds of people at high risk of heart disease and stroke have excess belly fat. The findings...

How stains could protect lives from heart disease, stroke

Thousands of heart attacks and deaths from cardiovascular disease could be prevented by patients taking higher doses of statins and taking the drugs as...

Frequent sauna use linked to lower risk of heart disease, stroke

In a new study, researchers found that regular sauna use is linked to a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in men...

‘Plateau’ in progress on heart disease, stroke deaths

The rate of deaths from heart disease barely decreased last year while deaths from stroke increased slightly, and life expectancy continued to slip in...

Warm, wet weather linked to improved outlook for stroke survivors

Rainy days may bring a lot more than spring flowers and relief from summer heat – they also are connected to better survival chances...
How to recognize a stroke and what you should know about their treatment

How to recognize a stroke and what you should know about their treatment

One in every six people will experience a stroke during their lifetime. And by the time you have read this article, it’s likely that someone...

Infections may be a trigger for heart attack, stroke

Diabetes, high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol are well-known risk factors for cardiovascular disease. But what about just getting sick? Could picking up some type...

A mini stroke is a warning! A stroke may follow

A mini stroke is also called a Transient Ischaemic Attack or TIA. It is a brief episode of dysfunction in the brain. Like a stroke,...