For the first time in several decades, a new treatment has been shown to limit the damage from a common type of stroke.
The story of an Ontario teen who survived a stroke due to his coaches quick actions highlights the importance of recognizing the signs of stroke.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is launching a new campaign to teach Canadians, young and old, how to quickly recognize the signs of someone having a stroke.
Water from a toilet bowl and thoughts of his family kept a 62-year-old Dawson Creek, B.C., man alive for a week when a stroke left him partially paralyzed on his bathroom floor.
After making paralyzed rats regain their grip, Swiss scientists have discovered that motor skill rehabilitation might be a question of drug-therapy sequence for stroke victims.
Canadian experts say deaths from strokes have declined in this country over the past decade because of advances in diagnosing and treating the brain attacks.
Having blood pressure that’s even slightly above what doctors consider to be normal can increase your risk of a stroke, a new review has found.
There may be a link between weather and the risk of suffering a stroke, say researchers who analyzed climate trends and hospital records on millions of Americans.
the American Heart Association has issued its first guidelines for preventing strokes in women. They focus on birth control, pregnancy, depression and other risk factors that women face uniquely or more frequently than men do.
Strokes are increasingly hitting younger people and the incidence of the crippling condition worldwide could double by 2030, warns the first global analysis of the problem.
Exercise may be at least as effective as some drugs in reducing the risk of death in stroke patients or people with heart disease, a study published on Wednesday said.