UNSW research has offered completely new thinking on stroke, building on knowledge about the protein tau in Alzheimer’s disease.
The stimulant methamphetamine is linked to a heightened risk of stroke among young people, a review by researchers at UNSW’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre has found.
UNSW medical researchers in the Translational Neuroscience Facility are partnering with a drug development company to discover new treatments to limit the damage of traumatic brain injury.
Rates of intracerebral haemorrhage, a common type of stroke, are in decline overall, but men, the elderly and people living in socio-economic disadvantage remain at risk, research shows.
Patients who suffer stroke-like attacks can have mortality rates 20 per cent higher than the general population, new research finds, leading to calls for better stroke prevention strategies.
Doctors are underutilising crucial medication to prevent deadly strokes in those with a common type of heart condition, new research says.
UNSW researchers have revealed new insights about Australia's number one killer - cardiovascular disease.
UNSW has won the largest grant in a recent round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).