Higher triglyceride levels may be a more important risk factor for stroke than cholesterol levels, finds a new study; especially for women.
Physical therapy at home is found to get stroke patients moving and is safer than a comparative high-tech intervention, according to findings from Duke researchers.
Curcumin is a component of the spice turmeric, a member of the ginger family which is used most often in Indian, Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern Food.
The obesity epidemic may be the cause of the sharp increase in stroke incidences in young Americans.
One area that many dieters first focus on is “liquid calories” from sodas and other beverages.
African Americans may have a higher risk of stroke, yet a new study finds that blacks have a 30% better survival rate than white patients.
Scientists have documented something never seen before: the brain damage associated with transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) is not so transient. In fact, according to a leading neuroscientist, Dr.
If you experience a stroke, admission to a stroke designated center could make the difference between life and death.
Impaired motor skills due to paralysis and weakness are the most common disabilities after stroke.
Nogo-A, a protein that inhibits the growth of nerve fibers, can prevent recovery from stroke damage.
One of the most frustrating consequences of a stroke is losing function in your hands, arms, and legs.
Arsenic, an odorless and tasteless metal, enters drinking water supplies from natural deposits in the earth or from agricultural and industrial practices.
Do vitamin E supplements increase or decrease your risk of stroke? Both, says a new study, depending in the type of stroke—hemorrhagic or ischemic—to which you are referring.
If you know someone who had a stroke recently, chances are one in four he or she will stop taking one or more of their prescribed stroke medications within the first three months of hospitalization
Ten years ago, Chuck Toeniskoetter had a massive stroke that left the right side of his body completely paralyzed.
Each year, congress passes a resolution that designates June as National Aphasia Awareness Month to support efforts to increase the awareness of aphasia, a communication impairment caused by brain
If you drink a glass of red wine with dinner, you may be helping your brain to build resistance to stroke.
The 18-year-old reigning Miss Hawaii Teen United States and Miss Hawaii Teen Princess has died after suffering a massive stroke.