'Game-changing' new method to treat stroke

Removal of the clot causing a severe stroke, in combination with the standard medication, improves the restoration of blood flow to the brain and may result in better long term outcomes, a new study has found.

New treatment holds best option for stroke patient

For its ability to reduce the incidence of disability, a procedure called endovascular therapy (ET) could be the best option for many stroke sufferers, says a study co-authored by an Indian-origin doctor.

Can aspirin save you from cancer?

Elderly people are increasingly turning to aspirin to protect themselves from heart ailments and cancer, reveals a new survey.

Poor air quality can also lead to stroke

Apart from respiratory problems and cardiovascular diseases, increased air pollution also elevates your risk of suffering a stroke, says a new study.

Mental practice and physical therapy accelerate stroke recovery

A combination of mental practice and physical therapy provides an effective treatment for people recovering from a stroke, new research has found.

Now, a mobile app for atrial fibrillation

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) on Thursday announced the release of a new mobile app and screening programme to help prevent heart stroke in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients.

Here's when to take statins or not

A new study has offered clinicians tips to help patients make the right call whether to use cholesterol-lowering statins or not.

This new tool helps chart risks of heart attack, stroke for anyone in world aged over 40

A new tool, dubbed as Globorisk, can help chart risks of heart attack, stroke for anyone in world aged over 40.

Dental health indicator of overall health: AIIMS experts

On the occasion of World Oral Health Day, experts at AIIMS Friday said that dental health is an indicator of one's overall health, including risk of heart diseases and stroke.

Folic acid supplements can help ward off stroke in people with high BP

 A new study has revealed that folic acid supplements can help ward off stroke in people with high blood pressure.

Hormone replacement therapy for postmenopausal women can be really harmful

It turns out that hormone replacement therapy for postmenopausal women does not always do good to their health.

High vitamin D levels may lead to stroke

Too high levels of vitamin D in the blood may increase your risk of dying from a stroke, warns a study.

Technique to help stroke patients regain use of arms

Researchers have developed a new technique that could allow stroke patients regain the use of their arms by encouraging the brain to form new and stronger neural connections.

Knowing what you want in life may increase your lifespan

If you are one of the people who have a high sense of purpose in life, you may live longer, claims a new study.

Pro-veggie diet helps lower risk of heart disease, stroke

Semi-veggie diet, where proportion of plant-based foods is higher compared to animal-based foods, can help reduce the risk heart disease and stroke significantly, claims a new study.

Pro-veggie diet helps lower risk of heart disease, stroke

Semi-veggie diet, where proportion of plant-based foods is higher compared to animal-based foods, can help reduce the risk heart disease and stroke significantly, claims a new study.

Revivifying drugs with anti-stroke potential by minimizing side effects

A team of researchers is revivifying drugs with anti-stroke potential by minimizing their side effects.

Daily dose of one minute walk can be 'lifesaving

So it turns out the price of healthy living is really not that much, as a mere 60 seconds walk per day can help cut the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Physically active women at lesser risk of heart diseases

 Middle-aged women, who keep physically active at least few times a week, face lesser risk of heart disease, stroke and blood clots.

Reduced blood flow to brain increases repeat stroke risk

Patients, who have low blood flow to the back of the brain, are at increased risk of recurrent stroke, a six-year-long trial has found.