Dr Grant Mair's new research testing a ‘clock tool’ for CT scans could open the door to life-changing treatments for stroke patients.
Published in the journal, The Lancet, the findings of the PISCES I study shed more light on the potential use of stem cell treatment for stroke.
Dr Shamim Quadir, Research Communications Manager at the Stroke Association comments.
Thousands of lives a year could be changed thanks to a pilot research study by Imperial College which involves injecting a patient's stem cells into their brain.
Published online first in the journal Neurology, a new study investigates the effectiveness of tools used to predict the recovery of patients after stroke.
Published in the medical journal Stroke, a new US study suggests that treatment of chronic stroke patients with injections of modified, adult stem cells into their brains is safe, and could lead to recovery of movement that was originally lost due to stroke.
Alasdair O’Hara, Associate Director for the Stroke Association in Northern Ireland, responds to the new Stroke Action Plan published by the Department of Health in Northern Ireland.