Sherrie Negrea is a freelance writer and editor specializing in higher education and healthcare. Her work has appeared in U.S. News & World Report, University Business Magazine, Cornell Alumni Magazine, Cayuga Health, Binghamton University Magazine, Rutgers University Today, and many other periodicals. She lives in Ithaca, N.Y..
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The intensive, multidisciplinary treatment required after a stroke can be provided most efficiently in an inpatient rehabilitation facility.
Taking aspirin immediately after a minor stroke can lower the risk of a recurrent stroke by 80 percent.
In older men, two sleep abnormalities may increase the risk of atrial fibrillation and stroke.
Substituting full-fat dairy products for lowfat or nonfat versions on the DASH diet does not reverse the health benefits of the diet, according to this study.
Reducing systolic blood pressure to below 120 mm Hg among adults 75 and older may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death from any cause.
Research suggests that raising the target for high blood pressure treatment may increase stroke risk.
The FDA has proposed new guidelines for the food industry to lower the amount of sodium in packaged foods and restaurant meals to reduce health risks.
A new blood test may be able to identify a person’s risk of developing hypertension long before the condition shows up in a blood pressure reading.
Tracking blood pressure over time provides a better picture of overall health than a single blood pressure reading, according to a long-term study.
At least 200 smartphone apps are now available to help people monitor and control hypertension. But do they really work?