An experimental drug reduces the stroke risk in patients with irregular heartbeats by nearly four times, compared with the popular drug warfarin — but possibly at a cost, according to new research released Sunday.
Scientists have identified a class of immune cells that floods the brain soon after a stroke, causing inflammation and more neurological damage.
Cerebrovascular accidents, more commonly known as strokes, are seen more and more prevalently amongst the younger demographic in Taiwan, especially over the summer months, according to latest research led by Mackay Memorial Hospital (MMH).
Scientists have found important genetic differences that significantly raise the risk of stroke, and they are found in millions of people.
Women who enjoy drinking coffee may be lowering their risk of suffering a stroke, new U.S. research suggests.
After Norris Turner's stroke a decade ago, he would tuck his right arm into his pocket to get the nearly useless limb out of the way.
Combining an anti-plaque forming drug with aspirin could cut the risk of strokes and heart attacks by more than 20 percent, a new study said Tuesday.
A vegetable septuagenarian started speaking again four years after he suffered a stroke, the United Daily News reported yesterday.
Younger adults arriving in hospital emergency rooms after a stroke are sometimes misdiagnosed with a range of conditions including vertigo and migraine headaches, researchers said on Wednesday.
A Japanese study conducted over 11 years has found that job stress can significantly increase the risk of stroke in men. The study, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, involved 3,190 men and 3,363 women, aged 65 and younger.