stroke

Stents and surgery equally durable, safe: Study

Study finds doctors can choose a treatment option between stents and surgery to reduce stroke risk based on ease, comfort and best fit for a patient's individual medical condition.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Is napping harmful now?

After studying 60,686 individuals who provided information on their napping habits four times between 2006 and 2019, the researchers have come to the conclusion that individuals who napped frequently have a 12 percent higher chance of developing high blood pressure and a 24 percent higher chance of having a stroke as opposed to people who never nap.

February 20, 2016
February 20, 2016

Stents and surgery equally durable, safe: Study

Study finds doctors can choose a treatment option between stents and surgery to reduce stroke risk based on ease, comfort and best fit for a patient's individual medical condition.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

What's in a cigarette?

Over 3,200 Americans under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette every day, and most of them are unaware of what they are getting into. Many new smokers may not realize how quickly their new habit can lead to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, lung diseases, and certain types of cancer.

August 22, 2015
August 22, 2015

Working longer hours increases stroke risks

Working 55 hours or more per week is linked to a one third greater risk of stroke compared to a 35-40 hour work week.