Scientists have determined that chocolate, particularly dark chocolate, may help prevent heart disease, but only if it is consumed in moderation.
A new report in the journal ‘Stroke’ says there could be advantages to having potassium in the body.
The 50-bed hospital is for patients suffering from the physical and medical effects of stroke, brain injuries, trauma, amputations, and more.
The month of May is American Stroke Month and is it meant to raise awareness of an ailment that hits about 800,000 of us annually. Despite what some may think, it is not something that only strikes the old.
New research has raised concerns about the risk for heart attacks and strokes in some men who take testosterone.
A new report finds that adding an extra 2,000 steps to your day may lower your risk for heart attack and stroke by 8%.
First-of-its-kind kind technology arrives in Philadelphia to help paralyzed patients walk again.
The study, which analyzed data from 3.6 million people living near London’s busy Heathrow Airport, showed that those living in the noisiest areas had an elevated risk of stroke, coronary disease and cardiovascular disease.
Each year that a person is obese increases their risk of developing coronary artery disease – often a silent killer.
According to a new study, although progress has been made in improving the health of Americans, our country still lags behind advances in other wealthy nations.
On June 9th walkers and runners will take to the streets of Philadelphia to help raise money for programs that benefit stroke victims and their families.
A study of almost 20,000 people found that those who ate just a little chocolate each day had lower blood pressure and a 39% lower risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
Problems caused by heavy drinking may linger well after the hangover has come and gone.
Patients with depression symptoms were 50% more likely to experience a heart attack, heart failure, stroke, or a mini stroke.
Hundreds of people packed the Germantown Jewish Centre Sunday afternoon to celebrate the life of former Philadelphia city councilwoman Happy Fernandez.