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Health surveillance tool: Study’s first results say stroke rate down, with uptick among younger adults

26. May 2011

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The rate of ischemic stroke among 11 million people enrolled in 15 health plans across the country decreased 15 percent from 2000 to 2008 according to research results presented in March by Steve Sidney, MD, associate director for clinical research at the Division of Research at Kaiser Permanente Northern California. Sidney presented Cardiovascular Research Network […]

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Presented at heart association conference: Ethnic group stroke rate trends show marked differences

23. May 2011

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Born in India and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area by Indian parents each working two jobs, Preety Kalra, MS, PhD, has seen first-hand the toll that stress and overwork can take on new immigrants. Her mother, a painter who sold her artwork at craft fairs, had a heart attack in her late 40s. […]

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