Tag Archives: stroke

Drug May Be Safer Option Against Repeat Stroke

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Taking the blood thinner Pletal (cilostazol) with either aspirin or clopidogrel (best known as Plavix) lowers stroke patients’ risk of a subsequent stroke better than taking aspirin or clopidogrel alone, a new study finds. The Japanese study was funded by Pletal’s maker, Otsuka… Read More »

Control Your Cholesterol: Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke

February 2019 Print this issue Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke Have you had your cholesterol checked? Most adults should have a cholesterol test every 4 to 6 years. That’s because nearly 78 million American adults have high levels of the type of cholesterol that’s linked to heart disease and stroke. Cholesterol is a… Read More »

Wilderness survival instructor has a stroke just ONE DAY after undergoing a heart transplant 

Wilderness survival instructor, 35, who was shockingly diagnosed with heart failure during routine check-up suffers a STROKE a day after heart transplant Doctors discovered Jeremy White, 35, from Spokane, Washington, was in end-stage heart failure after routine knee surgery in June 2015 One month later, he had a left ventricle assist device (LVAD) implanted  Blood… Read More »