Statins will be given to more adults at risk of heart attacks and strokes under new plans to prevent thousands of cases.
New statistics have revealed the proportion of people dying from heart attacks and stroke in Fife rose last year.
Brexit could lead to thousands more deaths from heart attacks and strokes due to rising prices for fruit and vegetables, research suggests.
Perthshire accountant Debbie Matthew did not know her life was about to change completely when she was getting ready to go on an Easter egg hunt in 2016.
At his lowest point after having a stroke, RAF veteran Robbie Woods could not leave the house and had lost 70% of his memory.
Doctors have urged the Scottish Government to bring back a “life-changing” procedure for stroke patients that removes blood clots from their brains.
A pensioner who feared she had lost full use of her body following a stroke has praised a neurological physiotherapy which has helped her regain movement in her left arm.
A Tayside woman left unable to hold her baby following a stroke has suffered another setback.
A Tayside mum-of-two has spoken of her agony after a life-changing stroke left her unable to hold her baby.
A heavily pregnant woman’s life was saved when a blood clot was removed from her brain within three hours of her suffering a stroke using a pioneering procedure.