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New drugs for preventing dementia and stroke

New drugs for preventing dementia and stroke

In a new study, researchers have tested new drugs for the prevention of stroke and dementia. The new drugs could help prevent damage to small...
Treating irregular heartbeat with ablation could reduce stroke risk

Treating irregular heartbeat with ablation could reduce stroke risk

In a new study from UC Davis, researchers find that using catheter-based ablation could reduce the risks of death and stroke in patients with...

4 things may increase your stroke and heart attack risks

In a recent study, researchers found fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in healthy people are linked to a higher...
These 4 metals may raise your risks of stroke and heart disease

These 4 metals may raise your risks of stroke and heart disease

Recently, scientists have found that four common metals, including lead, copper, cadmium, and arsenic, are linked to higher risks of heart disease and stroke. Previous...

These 8 things may cause stroke

A stroke can occur when blood supply to the brain is interrupted. It can happen without any warning signs. For many people, unhealthy lifestyle habits and...
Combining blood pressure and cholesterol drugs may reduce stroke risk

Combining blood pressure and cholesterol drugs may reduce stroke risk

In a recent study, researchers show that combining drugs that lowers blood pressure with medication that lowers cholesterol could reduce first-time strokes by 44%. Stroke...
Common drugs with this feature may raise stroke risk by 60%

Common drugs with this feature may raise stroke risk by 60%

Recently, researchers found that many common drugs prescribed for heart disease, allergies, and Parkinson’s are linked to higher stroke risk. They found that people who...
Women with low cholesterol may have high risk of bleeding stroke

Women with low cholesterol may have high risk of bleeding stroke

In a new study, researchers found when the levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is too low in the body, the risk of bleeding...
New drug combo could help reduce heart attacks and strokes effectively

New drug combo could help reduce heart attacks and strokes effectively

In a recent study, researchers found that a treatment strongly reduced heart attacks and strokes in patients who continue to have high triglyceride levels...
How marriage can protect you from heart disease and stroke

How marriage can protect you from heart disease and stroke

In a recent study, researchers find that marriage may protect against the development of heart disease/stroke as well as influencing who is more likely...