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Stroke risk disparities in black and white patients related to cardiac...

In a new study published in the online issue of Neurology, researchers claim to have found difference in the left atrium in the hearts...

Avicenna.AI Stroke detection tool approved for Medicare NTAP

Aviceanna.AI has announced that its medical imaging artificial intelligence (AI) tool, CINA Head, has qualified for the new technology add-on payment (NTAP) recently approved...

Alison Twiner appointed as Chair on Heart & Stroke National Board...

Heart & Stroke has announced that Alison Twiner has been appointed as a chair on its National Board of Directors. Twiner has served of...

Wallaby Medical closes US$45 million Series C funding

Wallaby Medical stroke treatment
Wallaby Medical, a medical device company focused on stroke treatment, has announced the closing of a US$45 million Series C funding. This round of funding...

Rapid Medical receives CE mark for remodelling mesh device

Rapid Medical has announced that its adjustable remodelling mesh device, called Comaneci, has received CE mark approval. Comaneci is intended to treat cerebral vasospasm...

Boston Scientific launches Vercise Genus DBS on European Market

Boston Scientific has announced that its Vercise Genus deep brain stimulation (DBS) device has received a CE Mark. This is a fourth generation device...

Implantable brain-computer allows severely paralyses patients to complete daily tasks

The Stentrode brain-computer interface (BCI) has successfully been demonstrated by researchers to help patients with severe paralyses compete tasks such as texting, emailing, shopping...

FDA sends out Class 1 recall for stryker’s Trevo XP ProVue...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent out a class one recall, the most serious level of recall, for Styrker’s Trevo XP...

New study finds diabetes and hypertension may increase risk of COVID-19...

COVID-19
A new study presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting shows that COVID-19 patients with the pre-existing conditions hypertension and...

Fycompa receives approval from European Commission for use in children with...

Fycompa or perampanel, an anti-epileptic agent, has now been approved by the European Commission (EC) for use in children, according to a press release...

RapidAI experiences nearly 300% growth

rapidAI Rapid LVO FDA approval
RapidAI, a neuroimaging stroke software platform which uses artificial intelligence (AI), has announced growth of nearly 300%. This has been attributed by RapidAI in...

Abbott announces the US launch of their IonicRF device

Abbott has announced that their IonicRF, a minimally invasive radiofrequency ablation device, is now being launched in the USA. This is after the IonicRF...

ESO-WSO: AI can be used for automatic segmentation of stroke infract...

A study presented by Kelvin Wong (Houston Methodist, Houston, US) at the European Stroke Organisation and the World Stroke Organization joint virtual conference (ESO-WSO...

Avicenna AI announces partnership with Canon Medical Systems  

Avicenna AI has announced they will partner with Canon Medical Systems to deliver a fully integrated stroke detection artificial intelligence (AI) solution.  Avicenna AI specialises...

Cost of stroke care in Europe could increase to €86 billion by 2040 

A new report from the Stroke Alliance for Europe (SAFE), shows that if countries continue to fail to invest in stroke prevention, treatments and...

Brilinta with aspirin reduced disabling stroke or death in patients with...

Results from a prespecified exploratory analysis of the positive THALES phase III trial have shown that for patients with acute ischaemic stroke or transient...

ESO-WSO 2020: No reason to withhold EVT for older patients with...

A study presented by Johanna Ospel (University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada) at the European Stroke Organisation and the World Stroke Organization joint virtual conference...

New Phagenyx study shows significant benefits for patients with neurogenic dysphagia

The largest real world study of Phagenyx, a form of Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation (PES), was published in the journal EClinicalMedicine – The Lancet, and...

New Heart & Stroke survey finds that stroke and heart disease...

A new survey from the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada, conducted on over 1200 people with conditions and their caregivers, found that approximately...

Stryker’s Mark Paul talks COVID-19 and developments in the neurovascular field

The pandemic has affected the lives of everyone across the world, but especially those in the medical field. Physician’s daily practices have changed, but...

FDA grants Breakthrough Device Designation for Salvia BioElectronics migraine treatment

Salvia BioElectronics, Eindhoven, Netherlands, have received a Breakthrough Device Designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its implantable neurostimulation system for...

Alzinova AB announce clinical trials for Alzheimer’s vaccine candidate

Alzinova AB, Stockholm, Sweden, have announced its upcoming clinical study for Alzheimer’s disease vaccine candidate ALZ-101, which will take place in the second quarter...

Nurami Medical Raises an estimated $6 Million for series B Funding

Nurami Medical, a medical nanofiber technology company, has raised up to $6 million in series B funding to finance ongoing clinical trials for ArtiFascia....

LINNC Paris event cancelled

The organisers of the Live Interventional Neuroradiology, Neurology & Neurosurgery Course (LINNC) Paris 2020 event have announced its cancellation due to the French governments’...

Medtronic receive FDA approval for NIM Vital

Medtronic
Medtronic has received their US Food and Drug (FDA) 530(k) clearance of their NIM Vital nerve monitoring system. The NIM system helps physicians identify,...

SVIN issues white paper on mechanical thrombectomy in acute strokes

The society of Vascular and International Neurology (SVIN) has issued a white paper as part of their global campaign, Mission Thrombectomy 2020. The paper,...

Jens Fiehler

Virtual education offers unparalleled, and relatively inexpensive opportunities, but the joy of interacting in-person with colleagues and, frankly, appreciating a fine vintage after sessions,...

Stroke Association reveals that 29% of stroke survivors during the pandemic...

Almost one in three of those who suffered a stroke during the pandemic delayed seeking medical attention due to COVID-19 fears. The Stroke Association...

Study shows that p-tau T217 has better diagnostic accuracy for detecting...

A recent study, published by Neurology, found that p-tau T217 has better diagnostic accuracy for detecting Alzheimer’s disease than p-tau T181.  Jozef Hanes, AXON...

Keck Medicine to enrol individuals in phase 3 clinical trial to...

Keck Medicine, of the University of Southern California, Los Angles, USA, is enrolling individuals in an international phase 3 clinical trial to study deep...

Neuromod closes €10.5 million financing for Tinnitus treatment device

Neuromod has secured a series B €10.5 million financing for its Lenire tinnitus treatment device. This funding follows the publication of the company’s first...