Kathryn M. Rexrode, MD

Kathryn M. Rexrode, MD, associate professor of medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, and senior author of study titled “Stroke Risk Factors Unique to Women,” published in Stroke.


Stroke Risk for Women Is Different

Besides stroke risk factors everyone faces—high blood pressure, Afib, diabetes, etc.—women have unique hormone-based risks. Learn more…


Citrus Fruits Cut Stroke Risk

Citrus fruits contain antioxidants called flavanones, which have anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties. Recent finding: Women who ate the most citrus…


A Grapefruit a Day Helps Keep Stroke Away

Mmm, citrus. There’s nothing like a refreshing orange, a tangy tangerine or a sweet pink grapefruit. It really does taste…