American Heart Association

Many stroke survivors may develop seizures

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A substantial proportion of stroke survivors develop seizures in the years following their strokes, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2016.

Researchers studied information on hospitalizations and emergency department visits in California, Florida and New York from 2005 and […]

TeleStroke units improve stroke care in underserved areas

Using telecommunications to connect stroke experts to stroke patients in rural areas continued to improve and sustain stroke care, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

This is the largest and longest evaluation of telemedicine for stroke and took place in rural Bavaria, Germany.

With the tele-medical […]

Staying alive means staying happy, study shows

The song “Don’t worry be happy” may mean more for your heart health than musician Bobby McFerrin probably ever realized.

New research published Tuesday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes suggests that people with heart disease are more likely to exercise — and therefore live longer […]