Health News

Why Some Stroke Survivors Ignore Rx Advice
Some stroke survivors may ignore their doctors' medication advice because they are experiencing side effects or are unaware that there are other medication options, a new study found.
Can Cholesterol Be Too Low?
Lowering bad (LDL) cholesterol reduces the risk of heart disease. But some have expressed concerns over the health effects of lowering LDL cholesterol too much.
Where You Live Might Affect Your Health
Living in a rural area may mean you face a raised risk of death, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A New Device to Prevent Strokes
A new device could reduce the risk of a stroke in those who have had a stroke before.
After Stroke, Time Matters
The faster a patient who has had a stroke has a procedure to remove the blood clot, the better, according to a new study.
A New Rx to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment option for the prevention of stroke and heart attack.
How Late-Onset Asthma Might Affect Your Heart
Adults who develop late-onset asthma may face a raised risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study found.
Anemia, Stroke and Death Risk
Anemia, a condition marked by a low red blood cell count, may increase risk of death in those who have had a stroke, according to a new study.
More Exercise, Less Disease
Many past studies have shown that physical activity provides health benefits, but exactly how much physical activity provides the most benefit?
Headed for Menopause? Watch Your Health
Biological changes can have a significant impact on physical health not only after menopause, but also in the years leading up to it, a new study found.