Obstructive sleep apnea affects millions of adults worldwide, including more than 24 million in the United States. However, most cases, 90%, remain undiagnosed.The condition results from the upper airways becoming blocked while a person sleeps, which can reduce or stop airflow. As a result, people with obstructed airways can wake up multiple times...
A new study found that people who used infertility treatment to conceive were more likely to experience a stroke within 12 months after delivery compared to those who did not use infertility treatment.
Aspirin has been shown to be an effective option for reducing the risk of a second heart attack or stroke, but new research finds that, worldwide, aspirin is underused in this way, particularly in low-income countries.
Among people who gave birth and had risk factors for heart disease, six in 10 received information in a postpartum care visit about ways they could support their health after pregnancy. Experts note more visits could include cardiovascular health counseling.
The number of people who died from pregnancy-related complications has increased throughout the past two decades. American Indian, Alaska Native, and Black individuals have been disproportionately affected.