Cooling therapy has been shown to have benefits on heart attack patients and those with birth injuries.
A group of Scottish doctors is the latest to back the technique for stroke.
Using intravenous drips and cooling pads, the technique puts the body into a state of artificial hibernation.
The brain is then able to survive with a temporarily decreased blood supply, giving doctors vital time to treat blocked or burst blood vessels.
Scientists are now meeting to discuss a trial of the cooling therapy through out Europe.