American Heart Association
XARELTO is associated with fewer hospitalization days and outpatient visits compared to warfarin in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, according to data presented at the American Heart Association 2014 Scientific Sessions.
Older adults with cognitive impairment have a greatly elevated risk of experiencing a stroke, according to newly published research findings.
Stroke patients should have access to robust palliative care, American Heart Association urges in first-of-its-kind statementMarch 31, 2014
Stroke survivors have "enormous" palliative care needs, and healthcare providers should ensure they can provide these services, according to a scientific statement released Friday by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
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.
All stroke patients should have access to rehabilitation, skilled nursing care: American Heart AssociationSeptember 03, 2013
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.