New brain "injection" treatment gives hope to 20,000 stroke sufferers

New brain 'injection' treatment gives hope to 20,000 stroke sufferersGroundbreaking new treatment dissolves 'golf ball-sized' clotsPatients who use drugs had less disability a year later, study saysClots removed in 50 per cent of patients given medication, compared to just 5 per cent receiving standard care By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 01:26 GMT, 8 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:58 GMT, 8 February 2013 Groundbreaking: New treatment which sees drugs inserted in the brain of stroke victims could help thousands who suffer a brain haemorrhage (file picture Surgeons are inserting drugs in the brain of stroke victims to dissolve ‘golf ball-sized’ clots in a groundbreaking new treatment. The technique could help thousands of patients who suffer a bleeding stroke, or brain haemorrhage, for which there is currently no surgical treatment

Wrestling fan, 11, battles through 30 brain operations while training to be junior referee

Now that's a fighter! Wrestling fan, 11, battles through 30 brain operations while training to be junior referee Callum has beaten meningitis twice and overcome a brain haemorrhageTrained to become a junior wrestling referee and feels it is the one place he is truly acceptedFamily raising 10,000 to take Callum to U.S for pioneering treatment | UPDATED: 14:52 GMT, 28 November 2012 An 11-year-old wrestling fan has proved he's a real fighter after enduring 30 brain operations. Callum Murray has overcome numerous bouts of illness while training to become a junior referee in his favourite sport. The youngster has beaten meningitis twice, overcome a brain haemorrhage, a cyst on his brain and sudden attacks which saw him black out and stop breathing