Aspirin is a lifesaver if you’re having a heart attack. But it’s life-threatening if you’re having a certain type of stroke. Find out when it helps – and when it might hurt.
Life after suffering a stroke typically involves some degree of physical disability. But a new study shows that the physical effects of a stroke are only one of several profound changes — differences that may not be apparent to others.
A Cleveland Clinic survey reveals that many Americans are surprisingly ill-prepared to deal with heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest. Explore survey highlights in this infographic.
Aneurysms can hemorrhage or burst, causing a devastating type of stroke that, for one-third of patients, is potentially life-ending,
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Is that pounding in your chest a harmless phenomenon — or is your heart’s natural rhythm is out of whack? Discover the link between atrial fibrillation and stroke, and why it’s so important to get screened.
Nearly half of those who survive a stroke end up with a permanent disability severe enough that they need help to get through daily life. But a clinical trial testing a new approach to restoring movement to patients paralyzed by stroke is showing some early promise.
When it comes to stroke, every second counts. The time to medical treatment matters a lot. Knowing what to look for and when to call 911 could save someone’s life. Find out what you need to know.
While work can be a major source of stress for many people, unemployment can be even more perilous for your heath. A recent study shows that losing your job puts you at an increased risk for stroke.
Unfortunately, many doctors are unfamiliar with this disease, which tends to affect younger and middle-aged patients.
Most of us are aware that what we eat affects our health. But the results of a new study illustrates that fact vividly: Almost half of deaths in one year caused by heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes in a large group of Americans were linked with a poor diet.