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.
A swimming instructor has praised staff at Ninewells Hospital for saving his life after he suffered a stroke at age 28.
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.
Dundee man Jim Irving visited Ninewells Hospital to hand over £400 and toiletries to staff in Ward 33.
NHS Tayside is hosting an awareness stand at Ninewells Hospital to help support World Stroke Day.
Half of women will develop dementia, Parkinson’s disease or have a stroke in their lifetime, new research suggests.
A man who suffered a stroke claims he has been left housebound by his housing association’s lack of funding.
A Tayside mum-of-two has spoken of her agony after a life-changing stroke left her unable to hold her baby.
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.
Eleven years ago Robert Carrie suffered a massive stroke that doctors told him he was lucky to survive.
Thousands of strokes have been prevented among people with an irregular heartbeat due to increased use of blood-thinning drugs, research suggests.
Commonly used vitamin and mineral supplements do not have any consistent benefits, according to a new study.
Dundee East MP Stewart Hosie lent his support to Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) during National Stroke Awareness Month.
A cheque for £9,750 has been presented to the Stroke Association Scotland following fundraising by Simon Allison, who has battled back from a massive stroke, and his team at Blackadders LLP.