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CLOSER LOOK: New strokes detected on magnetic resonance imaging brain scans were significantly higher than clinically detectable strokes; brain image by MRI scanner at the CEMEREM in Marseille.

Preventing a stroke

The good news is most strokes are potentially preventable, however they do not occur just in older people
May 28, 2016 5:50 AM

THE old adage "prevention is better than cure" is especially true for stroke. The good news is that most strokes are potentially preventable. Preventing stroke in those who have never had stroke previously is called "primary prevention" whereas stroke prevention in prior stroke patients is