This research can establish urgent and important information about the risk of stroke in COVID-19 patients and lead to improved treatments.
Functional, cognitive and emotional outcomes after Transient Ischemic Attack: A prospective, controlled cohort study to inform future rehabilitative interventions (FACE TIA).
Nisba had a stroke in 2012, and together with fellow stroke survivor James Redgate, is now working alongside leaders and experts at NHS England to oversee and help deliver the improvements in stroke care set out in their Long Term Plan.
Research has started to reveal which coronavirus patients are more likely to have a stroke. This is important as, if confirmed in larger studies, can guide how these patients are treated.
A stroke can happen to anyone, but some things increase your risk of a stroke. It’s important to know what the risk factors are, and how to reduce your risk.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
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.
High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. It is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes.