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Results of a study suggest an antidepressant commonly prescribed to reduce disability after a stroke may not improve functional outcomes overall.
Taking aspirin immediately after a minor stroke can lower the risk of a recurrent stroke by 80 percent.
An aspirin a day may keep heart disease and cancer away. But the recommendation comes with caveats.
Aspects of this technique have improved enough to consider it a major player in stroke treatment, especially for severe and potentially disabling strokes.
The stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation is up to seven times that of the general public. Find out if you need to follow a stroke prevention plan.
A low-dose aspirin a day could very well keep heart disease and cancer away, research suggests. If you plan to start a daily aspirin regimen—or if you’re already on one—keep these eight safety tips in mind.
A decade ago the Food and Drug Administration warned that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) could increase the risk of heart attack or stroke. The FDA is now strengthening its warning on prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) labels.