The system of post-stroke care warrants increased attention in light of a study showing people have poor quality of life in the years following a stroke, according to researchers.
Every person who has a stroke should have access to needed rehabilitation and skilled nursing services regardless of how they are financing their healthcare, according to a new policy recommendation from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
Transcendental meditation is more effective than health education in reducing heart attacks and strokes among African-Americans with heart disease, new research reveals.
Pharmaceutical companies are in a race to debut strong cholesterol-reducing drugs specifically targeted to those who don't respond to traditional medications, cardiologists and researchers said this week.
Elderly heart failure patients who need skilled nursing care after discharge from the hospital face a higher risk of poor outcomes and even death, according to the American Heart Association.