A drug commonly used to treat stroke patients could be repurposed to help fight against the coronavirus, according to Aberdeen University researchers.
A person’s risk of getting a certain type of stroke may depend on the type of food they eat or avoid, according to research.
More than 160,000 people could die over the next decade from strokes and heart attacks caused by air pollution, a charity has warned.
Gary Lineker was among those who made donations towards the £6,500 Ian Wilson has already raised to buy equipment to help stroke patients in the north-east.
Former Scotland international footballer Ian Wilson has launched a fundraising drive in an effort to deliver a personal thank you to those who helped to save his life.
Having a good sleep pattern reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke by 34%, a study suggests.
Aberdeen's acute stroke unit has received a cash boost of £1,000 from a north-east building firm.
Spikes in air pollution trigger hundreds of heart attacks, strokes and acute asthma attacks in English cities compared to days when the air is cleaner, according to new research.
Vegan and vegetarian diets are linked to a lower risk of heart disease but may increase the risk of stroke, experts say.
Naturally high iron levels may boost heart health, but they also increase the risk of stroke, a new study suggests.
Women who suffer high blood pressure in pregnancy have a much higher risk of heart attack and stroke in the future, according to a study.
A device which sends electrical impulses down the legs of stroke patients can cut the risk of deadly blood clots, a hospital study has found.
Having one or two alcoholic drinks per day does not reduce the risk of having a stroke, scientists have said.
There could be improved treatments for heart disease, strokes and vascular dementia after scientists discovered new ways in which the body regulates blood clots.
Two or more diet drinks a day increase the risk of stroke, heart disease and the likelihood of an early death, research suggests.
A north-east charity has hosted an event to celebrate its north-east volunteers.
Half of women will develop dementia, Parkinson’s disease or have a stroke in their lifetime, new research suggests.
A heavily pregnant woman’s life was saved when a blood clot was removed from her brain within three hours of her suffering a stroke using a pioneering procedure.
Thousands of strokes have been prevented among people with an irregular heartbeat due to increased use of blood-thinning drugs, research suggests.
Marriage may protect against heart disease or stroke, according to a study by an Aberdeen university.
Commonly used vitamin and mineral supplements do not have any consistent benefits, according to a new study.
A course is being held in the north-east to teach people how to help people who have suffered a stroke.
A north-east stroke victim has backed a charity’s call for the Scottish Government to do more to help survivors.
A new wearable has been created by a team of researchers which can help in the diagnosis and treatment of a disorder associated with strokes.
The family of a young mum who almost died following a stroke have urged people to be more aware of the warning signs.
Blood-thinning drugs may protect against dementia as well as stroke in people suffering from irregular heartbeat, new research suggests.
Members of an Aberdeen club that supports people who have suffered a stroke have been celebrating its 25th anniversary.
An Aberdeen nurse who suffered a rare form of stroke will have to learn to walk again.
A family is preparing to take part in a new Aberdeen charity walk to help stroke victims.
The number of ambulance call-outs for stroke sufferers in the region has hit a seven-year high.