A protein in spider venom may offer stroke therapy

Posted in Medicine on 21st Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

A protein in spider venom may help protect the brain from injury after a stroke, according to research.

Why Our Brain Cells Die: A Breakthrough in Fighting Neurodegenerative Diseases

Posted in Science on 28th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

A team of scientists has discovered a common mechanism chain leading to brain cell death.

The Lancet: Stroke is largely preventable, with hypertension confirmed as biggest risk factor

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries.

Statin drugs reduce infection risk in stroke patients

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Statins reduced the risk of infection by 58 percent.

Stanford researchers 'stunned' by stem cell experiment that helped stroke patient walk

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

The results appear to contradict a core belief about brain damage, that it is permanent and irreversible.