NHS England has announced that it will commission mechanical thrombectomy so it can become more widely available for patients who have certain types of acute ischaemic stroke – a severe form of the condition where a blood vessel to the brain becomes blocked, often leading to long-term disability. See story.
Could a diet drink a day increase your risk of dementia or a stroke, story on ITV website.
Speakers of more than one language twice as likely to recover brain function after stroke, study finds. Article on Herald Scotland website.
Know the signs: West Suffolk Hospital warns of strokes in younger people, a report from the Bury Free Press.
A BBC news report about strokes rising among people of working age, according to a Stoke Association study.