While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds
Researchers discovered that 10 controllable risk factors account for 90 percent of all strokes worldwide.
But benefits of Pradaxa still outweigh risks for those with atrial fibrillation, experts say
Heart treatment might need to take gender into account, researcher says
The vitamin may increase stroke risk, researchers find
In early trial, it lowered LDL levels by up to 64 percent
The risk is highest among older people and those with a history of heart problems
While doing so lowers blood pressure, it might raise cholesterol, other risk factors for heart disease