Nerve Stimulation may Provide Treatment for Ischemic Stroke

May is National Stroke Awareness Month and according to a news release published May 24, 2019 by the UCLA Newsroom, a new nerve stimulation procedure to increase blood flow may be able to treat an acute cortical ischemic stroke within a 24 hour period. The study was published in the LANCET journal. ImpACT-24B Study The ImpACT-24B…

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Time is Brain with a Stroke

During an acute severe brain stroke about two million brain cells die every minute, so the sooner one is treated in an emergency medical center, the less brain damage will occur and the greater will be the chance for survival. For this reason doctors refer to the phrase “time is brain.” The sooner one calls…

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