Stroke patients over 70 who get stents to keep their arteries open may be doubling their risk of having another stroke or dying compared to patients who get surgery instead, a new study says.
The anti-clotting drug cilostazol may work better than aspirin in preventing secondary stroke in east Asian patients, a study in Japan has found.
Women can lower their stroke risk by lacing up their sneakers and walking, a new study suggests.
People at risk of a stroke because of narrowed neck arteries can be safely treated with a less drastic option than the surgery done now, the largest study ever done on these treatments concludes.
Words and music are such natural partners that it seems obvious that they go together.
United States scientists have restored speech to stroke victims by getting them to sing words instead of speaking them, a leading neurologist said Saturday.
Researchers have developed 3-D goggles that could help stroke victims recover their lost vision.
Many people take overseas trips for relaxation, however, carousing too much might cause a stroke. The rate of local adults having strokes while on overseas trips has increasing over the years, a healthcare organization said yesterday.
Migraines accompanied by a blurring of vision known as “aura” double the risk of stroke, according to a study released Wednesday.
Umbilical cord blood transplants have shown good results in the treatment of strokes, spinal cord injuries and brain injuries, according to trials conducted on animals recently by the Chi Mei Medical Center (CMMC) in Tainan County.