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.
Stem cell research is alive, well and as full of possibilities as ever. Get the facts on this flourishing field.
A major new study links testosterone replacement therapy to increased risks of heart attack, stroke or death. Why this should be a warning to both patients and doctors.
Physical activity is potentially as effective as many drug interventions for patients with coronary heart disease and stroke, a recent analysis suggests. But don’t trade your medications for a new pair of cross-trainers yet.
When it comes to stroke, it’s important to understand your risk and to work closely with your doctor. It comes down to knowing your risk factors, experts say. Here are four things you need to know about stroke.
The first-ever guidelines for stroke prevention tailored specifically for women offer new strategies to reduce the risk of the third-leading cause of death for females.
A new study shows that magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, may allow for better treatment decisions when someone has a stroke – and ultimately, better outcomes.