One of our biggest killers, strokes strike at any age

Traditionally people associate strokes with old age but young people, and even children can fall victim too, according to Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Director of Neurology and Stroke Dr Andrew Wong.

With figures showing one in six people will have a stroke at some point, he spoke exclusively to Nine News about the value of early detection in treating it.

RBWH is researching new medications and advanced CT scanning opportunities to provide faster diagnosis of stroke and improve outcomes for people who’ve had one.

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