Developing new blood tests to understand more about children with sickle cell anaemia and silent strokes.
Small Vessel Disease (SVD) is a condition that affects the small blood vessels in the brain, and it can lead to stroke and dementia. This research programme hopes to increase our understanding of how SVD develops, leading to new ways to investigate SVD and test drugs which may help treat it.
This research will develop a new self-management programme for stroke survivors with aphasia and their families, to help them to adjust to and manage their lives after stroke.
The purpose of this research is to adapt an existing group psychological support course to make it suitable for stroke.
A response to reports in the news about small, early studies that make it look like the coronavirus may be causing strokes.
Stroke survivors often have very individual hopes for the future, in terms of the goals they would like to achieve. This research will develop and test a Goal setting and Action Planning (G-AP) approach to achieving personal goals through community rehabilitation.
Stroke is a global epidemic, in the UK alone someone will have a stroke every 3 and a half minutes.
Having a stroke is bad enough. But nobody should have to live in fear. We asked survivors about how they were feeling and what they were worried about after their stroke.
Eva Park is a virtual world where stroke survivors can do things like go to a health centre, a hairdresser or cafe, and connect with other users. It was specifically designed for stroke survivors with a communication problem called aphasia.
The Stroke Association has funded research into treatments that have improved care for stroke patients in hospital, giving them the best chance of rebuilding their life after stroke.