Combined blood and brain tests predict repeat stroke risk

January 12, 2018 admin 0

A blood test and a brain scan could help people at risk of one of the deadliest forms of strokes. Scientists have found combining the […]

New devices help stroke survivors improve their walking ability

December 15, 2017 admin 0

Suffering a stroke can have devastating ramifications, possibly leading to paralysis of the face, arm, or leg, difficulties speaking, and trouble walking. All these are […]

Can a Salt Substitute Improve Stroke Outcomes?

November 29, 2017 admin 0

A recent editorial review summarizes the findings of a study examining a salt substitute on stroke outcomes. A stroke occurs due to the interruption or […]

‘Radical changes’ needed to £1bn stroke care

October 31, 2017 admin 0

About 66,000 people in Wales live with the effects of stroke Caring for people who have suffered from stroke is costing Wales £1bn annually, according […]

Immune cells may heal bleeding brain after strokes

September 21, 2017 admin 0

While immune cells called neutrophils are known to act as infantry in the body’s war on germs, a National Institutes of Health-funded study suggests they […]

I thought it was a headache – it was a stroke’: Healthy 27-year-old girl who went to the hospital for migraine pills ended up in a coma for 6 DAYS after mystery brain attack

September 21, 2017 admin 0

Carly White, a healthy 27-year-old girl, thought she was experiencing a terribly intense migraine on July 30. The symptoms were severe: she was vomiting and […]

Bristol stroke survivor wins fight to be re-housed

September 1, 2017 admin 1

A woman who pleaded with a council not to move her to a nursing home after becoming disabled by a severe stroke has won her […]

I had a stroke at 34 – I couldn’t sleep, read or even think

August 27, 2017 admin 0

In November 2011, Lotje Sodderland, aged 34, had a life-threatening stroke. Unbeknown to her, she had been born with tangle of abnormal blood vessels in […]

Anti-stroke drugs can make you bleed

August 9, 2017 admin 0

Stroke survivors at high risk for bleeding from drugs meant to prevent another stroke can be identified using a new scoring system, new research contends. […]