One day Judi Green heard a "horrific bang" in her head. In a split second, her life shattered — and so did her family. Piecing it back together would take decades, a lot of forgiveness and a little bit of luck.
A new study finds one type of concentrated fish oil supplement reduces the risk of heart attacks and stroke among people with heart disease. But these findings apply to a certain group of people, writes Garry Jennings.
When Dee Banks discovered her baby had had a stroke while still in the womb, the diagnosis was made even harder by a lack of information. Around 300 children and babies are affected by stroke in Australia every year.
Step away from the cured meats and put down those chips: Australian men are eating twice as much salt as the maximum recommended by the World Health Organisation, a study finds, putting them at risk of heart failure, strokes and kidney disease.
In the seven years since their son Sam suffered a series of catastrophic strokes at the age of 23, the Goddard family has moved mountains to help him defy medical advice and regain his ability to speak.