Swedish scientists explore direct association of dementia and ischemic stroke deaths

Related video A great number of studies have consistently scrutinized the relation between dementia and stroke, with a multiple fold increase in the risk factor for death. Swedish scientists at Karolinska Institute, conducted a retrospective survey using patient data in the Swedish Dementia Registry to figure out such relationships through direct association of dementia and […]

Common antidepressant does not promote recovery after stroke, study finds

Related video Stroke patients prescribed a common antidepressant show no improvement compared with those given a dummy drug, a study has found. Earlier research from France had suggested that taking the drug, called fluoxetine, might reduce disability after stroke. The latest study found no difference between the improvement in physical ability of stroke patients who […]

Health Tip: Risk Factors For AFib

Related video All News Consumer Pro New Drugs Pipeline Clinical Trials FDA Alerts More — Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications, the American Heart Association says. The Association reports at least 2.7 million Americans are living with AFib. A normally-functioning heart […]

Researchers reveal previously unknown genetic effect that can raise or reduce risk of heart disease

Related video Atherosclerotic disease, the slow and silent hardening and narrowing of the arteries, is a leading cause of mortality worldwide, responsible for more than 15 million deaths each year, including an estimated 610,000 people in the United States. Now, researchers may know one more reason why some people are more prone to develop the […]