More than half of Americans have at least one chronic disease, mental illness or problem with drugs or alcohol, according to a new study.
Anticoagulants can help prevent blood clots and lower your risk of stroke and pulmonary embolism, but there are some risks and side effects.
Preliminary research suggests that injecting adult stems cells directly into the brain may give stroke patients a new shot at recovery long after their stroke occurred.
Heart disease tops the list of what's most likely to kill you or someone you love, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.
Strokes characterized by bleeding inside the lining of the brain are more common among smokers, especially women, researchers report.
There's a new generation gap in the United States—strokes are increasingly striking young people, and at the same time, stroke rates are dropping in those 55 and older, a new study reports.