News tagged with stroke treatment

New clue to brain bleeding after stroke treatment

The only medication currently approved for stroke treatment – tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), which dissolves blood clots – is associated with an increased risk of bleeding in the brain, particularly among patients ...

Oct 17, 2011
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Review of stroke treatment could save lives

Doctors are underutilising crucial medication to prevent deadly strokes in those with a common type of heart condition, new research says, leading to fresh calls for a review of current treatment strategies and more research ...

Sep 30, 2011
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