'It Was Like Someone Flicked a Switch to Give Stroke Patient John a Miraculous

'It was like someone flicked a switch to give stroke patient John a miraculous
AASMA DAY talks to John Hindle who was affected by a stroke at the age of 44 and went on to become the first patient at Royal Preston Hospital to trial a brand to stroke treatment. It was a strange sensation as if he had suddenly lost all … Read more on Lancashire Evening Post

Immediate treatment is crucial with ischemic stroke
He was treated with tPA and has now fully recovered. What is tPA? And how does it work? DEAR READER: The most common kind of stroke is called an ischemic (is-KEY-mic) stroke: an artery supplying the brain becomes blocked by a blood clot. The part of … Read more on Daily Journal Online

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