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Heart

Why are we still in the middle of a ‘statins war’?

As medical journals and websites debate who should take statins and the severity of their side effects, Dr. Hill says not to forget that they save lives.

Brain

Breaking news: New stroke procedure quadruples care timeline

Research released at the 2018 LA International Stroke Convention suggests that certain stroke victims might benefit from a brain-saving stroke therapy up to 24 hours after a stroke, compared to the six-hour window to which doctors have previously adhered.

Brain

Repairing brain aneurysms now to prevent strokes later

Dr. Welch explains how brain aneurysms can cause hemorrhagic strokes and what physicians can do to preemptively treat this condition.

Brain

What to expect during stroke recovery

Recovering from a stroke takes time and special rehabilitation. Dr. Kathleen Bell shares what to expect during the stroke recovery process.

Brain

See the signs of a stroke, save a life

Know the signs of a stroke and act FAST to save a life.

Brain

BE FAST to identify stroke and save a life

Recognize the signs of stroke to act fast. Dr. Johnson discusses BE FAST as a handy tool to identify stroke symptoms, save time, and save the brain.

Brain

The ‘other’ stroke: How brain aneurysms affect stroke risk

Stroke is a blanket term for sudden neurological changes, and they can be caused by many things. Dr. White explains about brain aneurysm and how it affects stroke risk.

Brain

Why are women at higher risk for stroke than men?

The good news for women is that they generally live longer than men. The less than great news is that the risk for stroke increases with age, which means that women typically have a higher stroke risk.

Brain

What to expect during stroke recovery

Getting better after a stroke is a marathon, not a sprint. Learn what happens during a stroke and about the team at UT Southwestern in Dallas dedicated to stroke recovery.

Brain

Preventing strokes by fixing the brain’s ‘plumbing’

A UT Southwestern doctor in Dallas discusses “flow diversion” as one way to treat brain aneurysms before a stroke.