Over 20 celebrities will gather at the Tower of London on 25 October 2016 for an exhibition of life-like bronze sculptures of themselves by Royal Sculptor and Stroke Ambassador Frances Segelman. Proceeds from the event will go to the Jack Petchey Back to Work Fund for the Stroke Association.
Published in the medical journal, The Lancet, a new study suggests that, when combined, ten potentially modifiable risk factors account for 90% of strokes worldwide.
Our Postgraduate Fellowships enable outstanding graduates to obtain a postgraduate research qualification (MPhil or PhD), giving them the required skills to ultimately undertake an independent career in stroke research.
Awarded to outstanding postdoctoral candidates from the nursing or allied health professions, and are intended to enable you to embark on an independent career in academic stroke research.
Released today, the Scottish Stroke Improvement Programme 2016 Annual National Report includes data from the Scottish Stroke Care Audit. It describes the quality of stroke care in each acute hospital in Scotland, grouped by Health Board, during 2015, and measures each hospital against Scottish Stroke Care Standards (2013).
Andrea Cail, Director Scotland, Stroke Association comments on the findings.
Published in the journal Age and Ageing, a new systematic review of the current research suggests that anticoagulant drugs may have cognitive benefit for those with AF (atrial fibrillation).
Young stroke survivor Emily Curry reflects on her life a year after her stroke.
At this week's UK Assembly North event in Nottingham, we heard from two eminent figures from the stroke research community. Professor Avril Drummond spoke about research into fatigue after stroke. Professor Joanna Wardlaw CBE spoke about the link between stroke and 'vascular dementia'.
Published in the journal, Lancet Neurology, a new study suggests that understanding stroke severity, as well as time to treatment, is key to delivering effective and safe thrombolysis treatment.
Published in the medical journal Stroke, a new US study suggests that treatment of chronic stroke patients with injections of modified, adult stem cells into their brains is safe, and could lead to recovery of movement that was originally lost due to stroke.