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Strokes

Depression and anxiety are common after stroke

People who have had a stroke should be checked for signs of anxiety and depression, a physician and researcher says.

Rise in strokes among younger women

More women under the age of 50 are suffering strokes despite a fall in the incidences of strokes in the general population. Scientists do not fully understand why.

Excessive overtime raises risk of strokes

Do you work a lot? If your work weeks are longer than normal, you could be more likely of having a stroke, according to a new review.

Being overweight causes hazardous inflammations

Researchers have found a possible molecular explanation for why being overweight is harmful.

Migraine patients need full check-ups

Excruciating migraine attacks with auras make young women, in particular, more vulnerable to heart attacks and strokes.

Avert strokes and heart attacks with a walk in the woods

A real work-out is best, but ordinary, low-intensity activities can help keep the dire consequences of a sedentary life at bay.

Foreseeing a future of fewer strokes and heart attacks

Increased health care costs in the gray-haired future might be smaller than feared as the incidents of stroke and heart attack are likely to fall in the decades ahead.