Can diet have an impact on whether we develop Alzheimer’s or other forms of demetia? The answer is a resounding yes.
The National Women’s Health Study found that obesity is clearly linked to more strokes in women ages 35 to 54.
By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Our mood can affect our health – and you might be surprised how it happens. For instance, when you’re depressed, your body produces more inflammatory proteins […]
Dementia is a complex issue and the more we learn, the more we realize the role of healthy living and prevention.
The effects of a stroke depend on several things including the location of the damage and how much of the brain is affected.
A study of over 32,000 women has been released that takes a look at what can be done to reduce the incidence of stroke.
Dr. Guillermo Linares, director of Neuro-Interventional Services says Temple Hospital is testing a new procedure.
A report in the journal Stroke has a concerning finding – a link between insomnia and an increased risk of stroke.
Stroke kills more women than men – it is the third leading cause of female death. But, according to the American Heart Association, less than half of women know the signs.
A study of people with blood pressure higher than 120/80 but lower than 140/90 found they were 66% more likely to develop a stroke than people who had normal blood pressure.
Researchers have found that the colder the weather the higher the stroke hospitalization rates, and deaths due to stroke.
It is so important to get to the emergency room as quickly if possible if you have early signs of stroke because early intervention is key.
Survivors of the battlefield aren’t the only ones at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.
Every 15 minutes sooner that a patient receives stroke treatment, there is a 4 percent reduction of stroke symptoms and deaths.
We often have to do CT scans or MRIs to check for strokes but researchers at Johns Hopkins believe they have a much more simple bedside alternative.