In a "pre-stroke population" of middle-age women, a tripling of cases is "an alarming increase," said Dr. Ralph Sacco, neurology chief at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Study sees strokes triple in women →
The president of the American Heart Association, Dr. Ralph Sacco, said the group was "heartened to see a continuing decrease in stroke mortality."
Life expectancy slips, stroke dips to No. 4 killer →