First stem cell trial for stroke shows lasting benefits

Posted in Science on 9th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

People who received the world's first stem cell treatment for strokes have shown measurable reductions in disability and handicap a year after the injection into their damaged brains.

Strokes: Women sufferers 'have poorer life quality than men'

Posted in Medicine on 9th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

The US research, published in Neurology, assessed the mental and physical health of 1,370 patients three months and a year after a stroke.

Nanoparticle pinpoints blood-vessel plaques

Posted in Medicine on 8th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

A step toward identifying plaques vulnerable to rupture that causes heart attack and stroke.

Gardening 'linked to longer lives'

Posted in Medicine on 30th Oct, 2013
by Alex Muller

Pottering around the garden or fixing up the house has been linked to a longer life in a study of people over the age of 60.