A research project to find out if a ‘polypill’ can help reduce the chance that people who have had a stroke will have a heart attack or another stroke.
This research aims to develop a new method of teaching self-management skills after stroke by investigating how physiotherapists work with stroke survivors and carers.
This research project will design a healthy living programme for stroke survivors and their families and help people learn how to manage their own lifestyle risk factors.
The aim of this research is to develop and test a simple yet widely-applicable outcome measure for evaluating cognitive rehabilitation after stroke. Consultation with patients and carers will shape the design and content of the measure.
Factors that influence the effectiveness of conversation training for people with aphasia: who benefits most and which tasks really help people to learn new strategies?
This project will develop a special therapy area within ‘Second Life’, an existing virtual reality world on the internet. It will be protected so that only other people with aphasia and specially trained support workers can take part.
This study will collect robust data on blood pressure variability (BPV) in stroke patients, to understand how it is related to future stroke risk and recovery from stroke.
Does improved oral health care in stroke care settings reduce the occurrence of pneumonia after stroke – a pilot trial.
This study will examine some of the biological pathways involved when blood in the brain causes brain cells to die.
This study involves using genetics to understand why disease of the small blood vessels occurs in the brain.