Statin Drugs and Stroke Prevention: What to Do Now?


by David Dansereau for www. know-stroke.org There were new guidelines announced earlier this week for statin therapy and heart disease /stroke prevention that would by some estimates double the number of Americans on cholesterol-lowering medications.  Statin drugs are already amongst the most widely prescribed medications in the world. Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN tweeted whether […]

Chinese herbal remedy NeuroAid no more effective for stroke recovery than placebo in recent clinical trial


A Chinese herbal remedy NeuroAid (by Moleac), which is widely marketed* to improve stroke recovery failed to show it was any more useful than a placebo in a large,three month multi-center clinical trial.  This double-blind, placebo-controlled trial randomized 1100 patients with a National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score 6 to 14, within 72 hours […]