Royal Holloway, University of London
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Active

Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an unusual form of stroke. It is little researched largely because it accounts for less than 1% of all strokes. The study will provide a much better understanding for the reasons underlying CVT, which is an unusual but very important cause of stroke in young (mainly female) adults. It could lead to a better prediction of who will have a CVT, as well as to discovery of specific treatments.

Published
20/11/2016
The Universities of Greenwich and Kent at Medway
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Active

Most stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) survivors are asked to take medicines, which some can find difficult. However, taking the medicines prescribed after a stroke, or TIA, and following lifestyle advice can reduce the chance of another stroke by 80%.  Unfortunately, over 25% of stroke survivors do not continue these medicines, even for the first year after their stroke. Another 20% take less than is needed for the medicines to work.

This research will use the views of stroke and TIA survivors to design a life-long medicines support service which could be provided by pharmacists.

Published
15/02/2016
University of Reading
Status
Active

Postgraduate Fellowship: Ms Emma Pilkington (TSA PGF 2015-02)

Published
16/06/2015
University of Oxford
Status
Active

TSA LECT 2015/02 - Dr Nele Demeyere, University of Oxford

Published
19/03/2015
Haslemere & District Community Hospital
Status
Active

Project Grant

Published
21/09/2011

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