This guide explains how changes to your behaviour can happen after a stroke. It includes advice on how to manage apathy, aggression and inappropriate behaviour. It also talks about how to get help through therapy and your GP.
Today, the Chief Scientist Office and the Stroke Association celebrate a partnership that will build on the excellence of stroke research in Scotland.
Find practical tips for dealing with some of the effects of a stroke if you want to be more active.
One in eight adults (around 6.5 million people) is a carer. By 2037, it's anticipated that the number of carers will increase to 9 million. The ‘Caring and You’ programme will provide carers with the support, training and guidance needed to help them improve their skills and knowledge of caring.
On Tuesday 1st September 2015, the Chief Scientist Office and the Stroke Association celebrated their partnership in building stroke research capacity in Scotland with the joint funding of two new research awards.
This study will investigate whether more intensive lowering of blood pressure (BP) in survivors of intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) is feasible, safe and effective in reducing brain injury.
Published online first in the journal Neurology, a new study investigates the effectiveness of tools used to predict recovery of patients after stroke.
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.
A panel of independent experts has decided that alteplase, a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes is safe and effective under current guidelines.
Find out about the different types of stroke, the effects of stroke and how to reduce your risk of stroke within this section.