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Published date: Tuesday 22 May 2018

We are partnering with Alzheimer’s Society to tackle the issues faced by people affected by dementia and stroke in a brand new project.

Published date: Monday 21 May 2018

The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2018 took place between 16-18 May in Gothenburg, Sweden. The third day of ESOC featured new research which identified how to improve stroke care worldwide – from simple measures in low to middle-income countries, through to refinement of advanced techniques for acute and preventative stroke treatments.

Published date: Thursday 17 May 2018

The second day of ESOC highlighted the value of collaborations between professional societies and patient representatives for the advancement of stroke care. It saw the launch of the Stroke Action for Europe (2018-2030), a major collaborative initiative between the principal professional and patient organisations setting ambitious targets for stroke care over the next decade.

Published date: Wednesday 16 May 2018

Presented today at the European Stroke Organisation Conference in Gothenburg, the results of the international WAKE-UP trial suggest that thousands of people who wake up with a stroke each year in the UK could now benefit from life-changing thrombolysis treatment.

Published date: Wednesday 16 May 2018

Led by the University of Nottingham, a new international study investigated whether patients with a spontaneous bleed in the brain (intracerebral haemorrhage) could benefit from this drug, if delivered as an emergency treatment.  An intracerebral haemorrhage is a type of stroke.

Published date: Wednesday 16 May 2018

The CROMIS-2 study investigated whether signs of small brain bleeds on routine brain scans can help us understand which ischaemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation  are at increased risk of a bleed in the brain when on anticoagulant ‘blood thinning’ drugs.

Published date: Wednesday 16 May 2018

The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2018 is currently on from 16-18 May in Gothenburg, Sweden. The first day of ESOC included some truly inspiring scientific sessions, including the WAKE-UP trial, RIGHT-2 trial and CROMIS-2 trials.

Published date: Tuesday 15 May 2018

Published in the European Journal of Emergency Medicine (EJEM), a new review of the existing research sheds light on how frequently patients with a stroke mimic condition present for emergency care as having a stroke. 

Published date: Tuesday 1 May 2018

Announced today, AMRC Open Research is a new online platform for publishing medical research findings and is co-funded by the Stroke Association.

Published date: Friday 20 April 2018

Co-funded by the Stroke Association, and published in the International Journal of Stroke, research suggests a new tool can better predict what level of memory and thinking (cognitive) problems patients will experience after stroke, than more time consuming methods.