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.
Losing someone to stroke can be very difficult to cope with. This guide looks at the emotional impact of bereavement, including grief and the effect it can have on friends, family and carers.
You might be prescribed blood-thinning medication to reduce your risk of a TIA or stroke. This guide explains the two types of blood-thinning medication available, antiplatelets and anticoagulants, and how they are used after a stroke or for someone with atrial fibrillation.
Published online first in the journal Neurology, a new study suggests that people with AF who have an ICH due to their medication have similar outcomes whether they're on a NOAC or a vitamin K antagonist drug.
Thousands of lives a year could be changed thanks to a pilot research study by Imperial College which involves injecting a patient's stem cells into their brain.
Funded by the Wellcome Trust, researchers at Newcastle University have shown that, in monkeys, it is possible to restore hand and arm movement lost through brain damage.
Our service supports people who are more than 6 months post stroke with practical advice, essential information and emotional support. We’ll assess your needs, help you set your own goals and support you to achieve them as you recover.
On 12 February 2015, at the International Stroke Conference (ISC 2015) in Nashville, USA, the findings of a Stroke Association funded study were presented, called CADISS (Cervical Artery Dissection In Stroke Study.
The Calderdale Stroke Support Service is a service that provides information, advice and support to people who have had a stroke, their families and carers. We can help families prepare for the changes that happen because of a stroke and help them to cope both physically and emotionally. The service also helps people who live alone. The Coordinators can provide home visits and/or telephone s
Can a drug commonly used for gout improve recovery and prevention of further stroke for stroke survivors?