Coronavirus Fears Leading To Pittsburgh Hospitals Seeing Fewer Stroke PatientsA study by UPMC’s Stroke Institute found the number of people going to the hospital for a stroke is down 40 percent since March compared to previous years.
'A Dramatic Turn For The Worst': 64-Year-Old Beaver Co. Man Barely Showing Coronavirus Symptoms Dies Of A StrokeDoctors are seeing another way coronavirus attacks the body: strokes.
Research: Deaths From Heart Disease And These Other Conditions On The RiseDeath rates in the United States due to cardiometabolic diseases -- heart disease, stroke, diabetes and high blood pressure -- have either plateaued or climbed in recent years, new research reveals.
Pittsburgh-Area Native Cardinal Daniel DiNardo Suffers Mild StrokeCardinal Daniel DiNardo, a Pittsburgh-area native, suffered a mild stroke Friday.
Number Of Factors Can Contribute To Strokes In People Younger Than 50Actor Luke Perry’s death on Monday has a lot of people asking questions about the risk of a fatal stroke in someone so young – Perry was 52 years old.
Drinking Two Or More Diet Beverages A Day Linked To High Risk Of Stroke, Heart AttacksDrinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
Study: Aspirin Does Not Help Avoid First Heart Attack Or StrokeNew studies find most people won't benefit from taking daily low-dose aspirin or fish oil supplements to prevent a first heart attack or stroke.
Researchers Create Heart Attack Prediction ToolMedical researchers affiliated with Dallas-based UT Southwestern Medical Center have unveiled a web page designed to “calculate” a person’s risk level for heart attack or stroke.
New Treatment Gives Doctors Longer Window To Treat StrokesWhen treating stroke victims, time is crucial, but a new study finds that doctors may have more than than previously thought.
Breakthrough Stem Cell Treatment Gives Stroke Victims Stunning RecoveryThe road to recovery for stroke victims can often be long and difficult, but some patients are now seeing incredible recoveries thanks to a new kind of stem cell treatment.
Waynesburg Central H.S. Basketball Star Sidelined By Stroke, Long Road To Recovery ExpectedThe Waynesburg Central High School girls’ basketball team played Avella without one of their key players Friday night. Her name is Morgan McDowell, and she is 17.
Stroke Survivor Cycles 5,000 Miles To Raise AwarenessStroke survivor biking across the country raising money and awareness.
Australian Study Shows Anger Increases Risk Of Heart AttackTwo new studies are highlighting some factors that may increase a person’s risk of developing certain cardiovascular issues.
Lawsuit: Bad Meatloaf Killed Ex-Lawmaker, SpouseA lawsuit blames a restaurant's bad meatloaf for the deaths of a former West Virginia state lawmaker and her husband.
World Stroke DayThe global community will celebrate World Stroke Day today to raise awareness for the world's second-leading cause of death.