Screening and treatment for hypertension and high cholesterol — two silent but dangerous conditions — are important for protecting your heart down the line.
A diet rich in whole grains may significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in overweight and obese adults who are younger than age 50, new research from Cleveland Clinic shows.
What a difference a gene makes. It may mean hours of calm, enhanced focus, or developing a headache, palpitations, anxiety or an upset stomach. Learn the difference between “fast metabolizers’ and “slow metabolizers,” and get tips on making coffee.
Nearly 25 percent of all strokes happen with no known cause. Here’s what you need to know about this medical puzzle or what medical experts call cryptogenic stroke.
Disparities in health care often are thought to be the result of poverty and a related lack of access to quality health care. But clinical experience and research show that this is overly simplistic.
Find out what signs you need to watch for and how you can be better prepared to handle an emergency department visit for your aging parents.
Older men who have a different, less-common kind of sleep apnea are more likely to develop heart problems later, research shows.
People who already are at risk for stroke may face an increased risk after the switch to daylight saving time — at least temporarily, a new study shows.
Young adults, children, and even infants can suffer strokes. Learn how strokes in young people differ from those in older adults and how to spot the signs.
Younger adults don’t often worry about their risk of stroke. But stroke can happen at any age and some research finds an increase in strokes in younger people.