Stroke is the 2nd leading cause of disability worldwide. About 15 million people around the world suffer strokes every year and a third of them die as a result. As for the U.S, stroke is currently the 5th leading cause of death.
While the incidence of stroke is decreasing in the developed world, it is constantly on the rise in the developing countries. While only an estimate, stroke mortality will triple in the next two decades in the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. People of all ages can be affected by stroke, but elderly individuals are at an increased risk….Readmore