Increased risk of early death seen among younger stroke survivors

03/19/2013 | HealthDay News

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found an increased risk of dying over the next 20 years among adults who survived a stroke before age 50. The findings, based on more than 1,600 stroke patients, suggest that the underlying vascular condition that led to a stroke "continues to put these patients at an increased risk for vascular disease throughout their lives," researchers said.

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