Summary: A new report provides good news for warding off stroke and hardening of the arteries, two diseases of aging. Combining blood-pressure-lowering drugs with cholesterol-lowering medications reduced first-time strokes by 44%, according to a report by the AHA/ASA. [This article first appeared on the website LongevityFacts.com. Author: Brady Hartman. ] Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the US and a disease… Continue reading "Promising Drug Combo Nearly Halves Stroke Risk Says New Report"