Prior studies focused on myocardial injury had not included much, if any, insight into medical imaging data, making the results less helpful to clinicians.

World Stroke Day is on the horizon, and the American Stroke Association is highlighting the potential power of prevention. 

The meta-analysis, published in the American Journal of Cardiology, explored data from six different randomized trials. 

The analysis, published in JAMA Network Open, included data from nearly 1.8 million Medicare patients.