Although TIA's don't cause lasting damage like full strokes do, almost 1 in 5 of those suffering a TIA will go on to have a stroke one within 3 months.
Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital say that this risk may last 12 or more years after a shingles outbreak.
The technique offers hope that doctors will be able to prescribe vulnerable individuals cholesterol-reducing drugs before it's too late.
Researchers say people with a form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease.
People who drank the equivalent of just over one alcoholic beverage a day for two years were 20 percent more likely to suffer a stroke.
Researchers from Japan have found that warm nighttime temperatures can affect quality of sleep and increase the risk for sleep disorders.