Advanced MRI brain scan may help predict stroke-related dementia

Advanced MRI brain scan may help predict stroke-related dementia

First published on ScienceDaily.com An advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) brain scan analysis in patients with stroke-related, small vessel disease helped predict problems with thinking, memory and even dementia, according to new research published in Stroke, a...

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Gene therapy helps functional recovery after stroke

Gene therapy helps functional recovery after stroke

First published on ScienceDaily.com A new gene therapy turns glial cells -- abundant support cells in the brain -- into neurons, repairing damage that results from stroke and significantly improving motor function in mice. A paper describing the new therapy, which...

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Stroke patients relearning how to walk with peculiar shoe

Stroke patients relearning how to walk with peculiar shoe

First published on ScienceDaily.com A therapeutic shoe engineered to improve stroke recovery is proving successful and expected to hit the market by the end of the year. Clinical trials have been completed on the U.S. patented iStride device, which is licensed by...

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Stroke Action Plan for Europe