A new study found a significant association between increased stroke risk and dual use of e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes—authors urging physicians to use results as a wake-up call.
Two studies to be presented at the upcoming AHA annual meeting found that young cannabis users are at greater risk for stroke and arrhythmia.
Identifying the unique symptoms and risk factors for stroke in women is key to providing effective care. Answer these 5 questions to see how much you know.
Many kidney disease patients with atrial fibrillation are not treated with anticoagulation, increasing their risk of stroke.
For a variety of reasons, the prevalence of stroke is higher in women than it is in men. Globally, the highest burden of stroke lies with women in low- and middle-income countries.
An array of new tools, perspectives, and guidelines to help navigate the gray areas have been reported in recent days.
Results of two recent studies suggest that perioperative "bridge" anticoagulation may do more harm than good in some patients.
A new analysis of the ALLHAT study finds greater morbidity among patients with visit-to-visit variation in systolic BP than among those with more consistent measures.
“Lower is better” regardless of the lipid-lowering agent used, publication confirms.
The patient denies vertigo, hearing change, headache or ear pain. Physical exam and past medical history are benign. What does the brain MRI tell you?