Quick treatment after transient ischemic attacks could prevent many strokes, researchers document


Seniors who suffer transient ischemic attacks, or mini-strokes, are at greatly heightened risk for experiencing a full-blown stroke soon after and should seek treatment quickly. That's according to recently published research from neurologists at Chicago's Loyola University Medical Center.

Treatment for post-stroke depression is lacking, study finds


Providers who treat stroke sufferers need to do a better job of screening them for depression, a new study suggests.