Can a drug commonly used for gout improve recovery and prevention of further stroke for stroke survivors?
This study is investigating whether colchicine, a medication used to treat gout, could help to stop people who have previously had a stroke or TIA from having further strokes.
We’re now funding stroke research in every nation of the UK. Come with us on a trip around Britain, to explore some of the projects aiming to improve people’s lives after stroke.
High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. It is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes.