Articles for Tag: "stroke"

Gandolfini’s death puts spotlight on heart attack risks 
Gandolfini’s death puts spotlight on heart attack risks
The world was stunned by news of James Gandolfini’s sudden death Wednesday of a reported heart attack. But experts say a growing number of younger men and women are being diagnosed with heart disease. Find out if you may be at risk.
Depression linked to stroke in middle-aged women 
Depression linked to stroke in middle-aged women
Women between the ages of 47 and 52 have twice the risk of stroke if they are depressed, says a new study.
Stroke treatment costs could double by 2030 
Stroke treatment costs could double by 2030
As Americans grow older, the number of people having strokes and the cost of care is expected to spike dramatically, according to a new report.
Salt Debate: Too much or too little? 
Salt Debate: Too much or too little?
Health experts take a closer look at the amount of salt people should consume.
Can living near a major road be bad for your kidneys? 
Can living near a major road be bad for your kidneys?
Research shows you could be damaging your kidneys by living close to a busy street. Here’s what you should know.
Heart attacks and stroke linked to “gut bugs” 
Heart attacks and stroke linked to “gut bugs”
New research shows that some heart attack and stroke cases are actually linked to bacteria and other microbes living in the human gut.
Stroke survivor calls treatment a miracle  Featured
Stroke survivor calls treatment a miracle
Susan Sobanski’s life was hanging in the balance after she had a stroke at home. Quick action and cutting-edge stroke treatment from a team of experts saved her life.