The effect of blood pigments on brain inflammation and survival of nerve cells.
Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.
This page looks at the emotional impact of bereavement when someone you know dies from a stroke.
The Stroke Association is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). Published today, the AMRC have launched a new booklet outling highlighting how vital health information is to enable researchers to prevent, diagnose and treat disease and improve care.
This guide is for the family and friends of someone who is seriously unwell after a stroke. As well as medical questions, we also cover some of the things you may need to know about making decisions on someone else’s behalf.
We know that organising a funeral can be a difficult time. It’s our hope that we can help to make the funeral collection process as straightforward as possible.
This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers. Plus a list of useful resources to help you with practical issues such as how to register a death, finding professional counselling services, and support for bereaved children.
Details of the sources and definitions used throughout the stroke statistics dashboards.
Some aspects of women’s lives can increase our risk of a stroke, like the contraceptive pill, pregnancy and having migraines. But for most women, taking care of your health and managing your risk factors will help you avoid a stroke. Find out more about health conditions and medication linked to stroke in women, plus tips for healthy living.
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