Mount Sinai Health Doctor One Of First On East Coast To Implant 2nd Generation Stroke-Prevention DeviceEvery year, nearly 800,000 people in the U.S. suffer a stroke, a leading cause of death and disability.
FDA Committee Says 'Super Fish Oil' Drug Can Be Given To More Patients To Reduce Heart Attack, Stroke RiskFish oil primarily contains two types of the omega-3 fatty acids: DHA and EPA. Vascepa, as this drug is called, is pure EPA.
2 EMS Workers In Critical Condition, One Suffers Aneurysm While Helping Another Who Had A Stroke“We’re not believers in coincidences, except for today, it was an extremely tragic coincidence,” FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said.
Vegetarians Have A Much Higher Risk Of Stroke Than Meat Eaters, Study FindsAccording to a study from the medical journal BMJ, vegetarians had a 20-percent increase in stroke risk than meat eaters.
Study: Aspirin's Role In Treating Heart Attacks, Strokes May Be Harmful To Some PatientsFor years, we've been told aspirin is a good way to prevent heart attacks and strokes, but a new study shows the medication may be harmful for some people.
'One Of The Most Powerful Medical Therapies Ever' May Improve Stroke Survival Odds, Sucks Out Blood ClotsThere's a major change to New York City's EMS system that should dramatically improve the chance of surviving a major stroke.
Just Weeks After Deployment, Mobile Stroke Unit Saving Lives On Long IslandIt has the ability to diagnose and even treat a stroke in progress.
Stepping Into The Future: New Hi-Tech Exoskeletons Giving Stroke Victims The Ability To Walk AgainCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports that a concept you’d expect to see in a sci-fi movie is now helping real life stroke patients.
16-Year-Old Making Remarkable Recovery At Westchester Children's Hospital Following StrokeA Manhattan teenager has made remarkable recovery from a stroke. Two years ago, he could not speak or walk.
Stony Brook Medicine Unveils High-Tech Mobile Emergency Units To Treat People Suffering From StrokeNew state-of-the-art technology could help save thousands of lives in Suffolk County.
Blythedale's Aquatic Therapy Proving To Be Very Helpful For Children Recovering From StrokePeople often speak of the healing power of water. One young upstate New York boy is learning how true that is first hand.
Westchester Boy Beats The Odds After Potentially Paralyzing StrokeAfter months of recovery, he's now ready to return to his elementary school.
Health Watch: Super Fish Oil May Cut Risk Of Heart Disease And StrokeIt turns out there's an FDA-approved drug called Vascepa that's a highly purified fatty acid.
HealthWatch: New Device Can Stop A Stroke In Its TracksClot retrievers like the EmboTrap II gives a stroke victim a shot at a normal life.
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.