American Heart Association

Pre-stroke heart disease risk factors increase long-term risk of stroke, dementia

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

People have higher risks of suffering subsequent strokes and dementia if they had  heart disease risk factors such as high blood pressure before their first stroke, according to a study.

Researchers compared 1,237 stroke survivors to a stroke-free group of about 5,000 people from an existing long-term […]

American Stroke Association and Medtronic announce plans to collaborate

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and Medtronic plc, a maker of medical devices, announced a plan on Friday to work toward decreasing recurring strokes in patients whose strokes have no known cause.

The two organizations announced the arrangement at the International Stroke Conference in Nashville.

Thirty percent of ischemic strokes […]

February 13th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , |Comments Off on American Stroke Association and Medtronic announce plans to collaborate