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Brain scan checklist set to boost care for stroke survivors

15 Aug 2018

People who suffer a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain could be helped by four simple checks of their brain scans, research suggests. The checks could help spot people at risk of further bleeding so they can be monitored more closely.

Study identifies potential therapy for a common cause of dementia

5 Jul 2018

A potential approach to treat a common cause of dementia and stroke in older people - cerebral small vessel disease - has been identified by early-stage research in rats. The study reversed changes in blood vessels in the brain associated with the condition.