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After suffering a stroke the impact on the brain can cause lasting damage in adults, however, according to new research out of Georgetown University Medical Center, babies’ brains can adapt and rewire allowing other undamaged regions to perform tasks more

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Results from a new register-based study have suggested that blood-thinning drugs not only reduce the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) but also significantly reduces the risk of dementia in these patients. more

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A recent study from the University of Eastern Finland has shown that the use of benzodiazepines and similar drugs was associated with a 20% increased risk of stroke for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. more

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An important development in the examination of blood vessels in the brain has been made by researchers from the University of Surrey and the Federal University of Sao Paulo. more

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A potential new drug that reduces the number of brain cells destroyed by a stroke and also repairs the damage has been discovered by researchers at The University of Manchester. more

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A £4m trial will establish whether routinely treating stoke patients with paracetamol and antibiotics could save up to 25,000 lives each year. more

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