A hard act to swallow – how Greg bounced back from a stroke of misfortune
16 March 2023
Greg suffered a major stroke in late 2022, something he understatedly describes as an ‘interesting experience’.
New study finds thrombectomy benefits patients with large ischaemic strokes
13 February 2023A recent study has shown that endovascular thrombectomy, a minimally invasive procedure that removes blood clots, can improve the outcomes of patients with large ischaemic strokes.
Brain interface proves to be safe and effective
24 January 2023A device the size of a small paperclip, created to give people with severe paralysis the ability to communicate again, has been shown to be safe.
New study suggests acute stroke treatment is influenced by ethnicity and race
20 July 2022
An international, randomised controlled ischaemic stroke trial DIRECT-SAFE suggests acute stroke treatment should be adapted based on ethnicity and race.
Severity of MS linked to distance from the equator
03 June 2022A large international study has found that the severity of multiple sclerosis (MS) can vary depending on latitude, with those living furthest from the equator worse affected by the disease.
World-first clot-busting drug trial improves patient care on Mobile Stoke Unit
09 May 2022
A randomised controlled drug trial suggests clot-busting drug Tenecteplase provides better outcomes for stroke patients compared to the current standard of care alteplase.
Growing brain cells for a Parkinson’s cure
11 April 2022
Today is World Parkinson's Day. The Royal Melbourne Hospital is passionate about advancing research and care for all movement disorders.
Mobile Stroke Unit delivers lifesaving treatment to 34-year-old mum
25 March 2022
A Hoppers Crossing mother who suffered a stroke last year has been reunited with the specialist stroke team and paramedics who came to her aid.
Major funding awarded to establish Australia’s first young stroke service
25 November 2021
A collaborative $10M project led by the Florey Institute, with research and clinical arms at the RMH, has been funded to bring faster, personalised clinical care and longer-term support for young people with stroke.
World’s first study confirms acute stroke treatment is influenced by ethnicity and race
03 November 2021
An international, randomised controlled ischaemic stroke trial, DIRECT-SAFE suggests acute stroke treatment should be adapted based on ethnicity and race.
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