Getting enough sleep is just as important as diet and exercise. A new study shows the amount of shut-eye you get may impact stroke risk.
For decades, we've been told that fats in food are unhealthy. New research is prompting medical experts to re-evaluate fat – and it’s not totally taboo. Learn which fats are actually good for you and which you should always avoid.
Time is a critical element in stroke treatment. How quickly treatment begins can impact how well you recover. Two new studies show how a special stroke ambulance can administer treatment faster and improve outcomes.
When it comes to treating a stroke, every second counts. Mobile stroke units, which are new to the U.S., cut the wait for receiving time-critical clot-busting drugs. Learn more.
Epilepsy is often thought of as a condition affecting children, but it’s just as common in people over 65. In seniors, it’s often linked to other conditions such as stroke, and can be tougher to diagnose and treat.
If a close relative has a cerebral aneurysm, that means you’re statistically more likely to have one. Other factors are in play, but it's best to get tested.
If you’re taking supplements like fish oil or a multi-vitamin in the hopes of improving your cholesterol counts, save your money. There are better, more effective strategies.
For common, occasional aches and pain, an over-the-counter oral medication often does the trick. But experts warn people with chronic, ongoing pain to avoid long-term use. Find other options for long-term pain.
Updated JNC guidelines might change how doctors treat high blood pressure, but some panel members specifically protested one recommendation. Find out about the controversy and how it affects you.
When plaque calcifies inside the coronary arteries, it puts you at higher risk for heart attack or stroke. A new study finds that knowing just how dense these plaques are may help doctors better predict who is at greater risk.