The American Heart Association will release a new clinical tool that removes race as a factor in predicting who will have heart attacks or strokes.
A federal study hinted at increased risk when the vaccine was given with the high-dose flu shot, but the research is far from conclusive.
And they’re on the rise overall. Here’s how to understand your risk.
A recent study showed that a statin drug significantly lowered the risk of heart attacks and strokes among middle-aged and older people with the virus.
Three years into the pandemic, the short- and long-term risks are becoming more clear.
In the largest study of its kind, scientists found higher odds of stroke after childbirth among women who had received the treatments. Still, the number of strokes remained very low overall.
A new analysis of older people who have never had a heart attack or stroke suggests limited protective power of daily low-dose aspirin, and worrisome side effects.
We used a professional sound meter to measure the din of daily life and talked to scientists about the health risks it can pose.
Recent research shows that most pregnancy-related deaths occur in the year after a baby is born. The discovery is changing how doctors care for new mothers.
A procedure called EVT is creating radically better outcomes for patients, but only when it’s performed quickly enough — and that requires the transformation of an entire system of care.