Electrical brain stimulation could boost benefits of stroke rehabilitation

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

Research indicates that transcranial direct current stimulation during therapy might help stroke patients recover more movement.

Ultrasound captures rat brain in microscopic 3D

Posted in Science on 27th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have developed an ultrasound technique that can rapidly build up a 3D view of a network of blood vessels, in microscopic detail.

Strokes steal 8 years worth of brain function, new study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Having a stroke ages a persons brain function by almost eight years.

Insomnia Can Weaken the Heart, Cause Stroke

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Insomniacs face a much higher risk of stroke than restful sleepers, according to a recent study.

There has been a rise in strokes among people of working age, warns charity

Posted in Medicine on 12th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Experts said unhealthy lifestyles were to blame, though the growing population and changes to hospital practice played a part.