Stroke

 
ESC 2021: Low-sodium Salt Alternative Found to Reduce Risk of Stroke
August 30, 2021

Substituting regular salt with low-sodium alternative was found to reduce the risk of stroke, major cardiovascular events, and death in a new study presented at ESC Congress 2021.

Moderate Exercise Found to Lower All-cause Mortality After Stroke, Particularly in Younger Patients
August 17, 2021

A new study suggests that walking even 3 or 4 hours a week may reduce long-term mortality from any cause in patients with a history of stroke.

Role of Primary Care in Poststroke Care: 6 Takeaways from New AHA/ASA Scientific Statement
July 21, 2021

In a new scientific statement, the AHA/ASA recommends that the first poststroke visit should occur earlier in primary care. Details plus 5 more key points primary care physicians should know.