An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
Around 85% of strokes are due to a blocked blood vessel in the brain, known as an ischaemic stroke. This guide explains what an ischaemic stroke is, what can cause you to have one, and how it is usually diagnosed and treated.
A transient ischaemic attack or TIA (also known as a mini-stroke) is a major warning sign of a stroke. This guide explains what you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke.
Published online (ahead of print in the journal Annals of Neurology), the results of a new study found that one year after arterial ischaemic stroke (AIS), the rate of death, recurrence of stroke, and neurological impairment was lower than reports in previous studies.
Can a drug commonly used for gout improve recovery and prevention of further stroke for stroke survivors?
Torpor is a natural state of reduced energy use and body temperature. This research will look at the effect of torpor on brain activity and function, and the amount of brain damage caused by ischaemic stroke.
On February 11 2015, at the International Stroke Conference (ISC 2015 in Nashville, USA) the latest findings were released from four, large studies investigating the effect of treating patients with mechanical clo
If mechanical clot-removal devices can improve the rates of opening arteries, it may be possible to avoid bad outcomes in patients with large artery strokes.
The existing emergency medications that are used for stroke patients don’t always work, and not all stroke patients can receive them. This research is testing a new medication that could improve emergency treatment for stroke.