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Vagus nerve findings could be biggest stroke rehab progress in decades

Vagus nerve findings could be biggest stroke rehab progress in decades

Results from a new study looking at vagus nerve stimulation could be the biggest advancement for stroke rehabilitation in decades for patients with arm...
Repairing stroke and Alzheimer’s disease damage with stem cell therapy

Repairing stroke and Alzheimer’s disease damage with stem cell therapy

A new study has demonstrated the ability of an experimental stem cell therapy to repair brain damage and improve memory function that can be...
Innovation in stroke treatment

Innovation in stroke treatment

Dr Osama Zaidat tells HEQ about the health and economic implications of achieving the first pass effect in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke. New...
Breakthrough study finds clues for ‘silent’ stroke treatment

Breakthrough study finds clues for ‘silent’ stroke treatment

A team of scientists have uncovered the genes that are responsible for lacunar, or ‘silent’, strokes, pointing to clues for new treatments. Silent strokes are...
Target for stroke therapy discovered in blood brain barrier

Target for stroke therapy discovered in blood brain barrier

Scientists have discovered an effective therapeutic target for life-changing strokes which could help improve quality of life for patients. A new study has shown that...
World’s largest study to look at strokes caused by COVID-19

World’s largest study to look at strokes caused by COVID-19

Researchers conducting the biggest study into reports of life-threatening COVID-19 strokes hope the research may help to prevent death and disability, related to the...
Reducing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular deaths with AstraZeneca

Reducing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular deaths with AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca’s recent THALES Phase III trial has demonstrated the efficacy of the drug Brilinta for reducing the risk of major cardiovascular events such as...
Applying virtual reality to stroke rehab and neurodegenerative diseases

Applying virtual reality to stroke rehab and neurodegenerative diseases

A new study has developed a novel, wearable rehabilitation device that uses virtual reality to increase brain connectivity. The study, carried out at one of...
Trial shows positive results for reducing burden of stroke disability

Trial shows positive results for reducing burden of stroke disability

Detailed results from an exploratory analysis of the THALES Phase III trial showed the medication Brilinta (ticagrelor) reduced the rate of the composite of...
subarachnoid haemorrhage

Subarachnoid haemorrhage fatality rate higher than previously thought

A Finnish study has found that subarachnoid haemorrhage, an apparently rare form of stroke, is a more common cause of death than previously thought. Subarachnoid...
AI smartphone tool can diagnose strokes within minutes

AI smartphone tool can diagnose strokes within minutes

Researchers have created a new tool that can diagnose strokes with the accuracy of an emergency room clinician from interaction with a smartphone. Researchers at...
The role of MRI in stroke care with Cerebriu Apollo

The role of MRI in stroke care with Cerebriu Apollo

Timely treatment is essential for the welfare of stroke patients – Cerebriu Apollo can help. Today’s time to treatment for an acute stroke is too...
Impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors: act now to avoid disability

Impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors: act now to avoid disability

A new report into the impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors has found that delayed 999 calls due to concerns around COVID-19 have left...
Evidence still unclear on whether cannabis affects risk of stroke

Evidence still unclear on whether cannabis affects risk of stroke

Whether cannabis increases a person’s risk of suffering a stroke is still unclear. A new study explored whether there was a connection between recent...
Doctors examine best treatment options for rare type of stroke

Doctors examine best treatment options for rare type of stroke

A new study has set out to assess the best option for the treatment of a rare type of stroke known as a nontraumatic...
Social isolation increases risk of heart attacks, stroke, and death

Social isolation increases risk of heart attacks, stroke, and death

A new study from Germany has shown that social isolation puts people at an increased risk of heart attacks, stroke, and death from all...
Telestroke: modifying stroke care in the age of COVID-19

Telestroke: modifying stroke care in the age of COVID-19

As COVID-19 limits how patients are cared for, healthcare workers will need to modify their approach to stroke care, such as introducing ‘telestroke’ –...
Human Circulatory System Anatomy

AI capable of accurately measuring stroke and heart attacks

Research led by UCL and Barts Health NHS Trust has revealed that, for the first time, AI has been used to instantly and accurately...
doctor helping woman having a stroke

Stroke research, treatment and the need for institutional change

Fellows of the European Stroke Organisation tell HEQ about Innovation, strategy and gender in stroke treatment The European Stroke Organisation (ESO) is a Europe-wide NGO,...
Caring female physical therapist helps stroke victim in rehab centre

Optimising policy and digitisation in stroke treatment

Professor Michael Brainin, President of the World Stroke Organization, tells HEQ about the burden, treatment and prevention of stroke The World Stroke Organization (WSO), which...

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