A new research has revealed that people 60 or older, especially minorities and women, have a lower risk of stroke if the top number (systolic) in their blood pressure is below 140 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg).
With increasing dependence of Asian countries on coal-driven power, public health experts Tuesday said "addiction" of nations to coal coupled with climate change effects pose a "serious" threat to health equity.
There could soon be drug-based treatments for diseases as diverse as strokes, heart attacks and traumatic brain injuries as researchers have discovered a compound with the potential to halt the death of cells affected by these diseases.
Bharat Ratna former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee celebrates his 90th birthday today. The master orator is now silent by a stroke in 2009. He has been living the life of a recluse, away from the political humdrum and suffering from poor health.
Researchers have recently revealed that patients suffering from the world's most common heart rhythm disorder who can manage their lifestyle factors are five times more likely to have long-term survival.