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Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by disease or injury. This causes the structure of the brain to change, leading to the loss of some brain cells.
You might be given blood-thinning medications after you've had a stroke, to help you avoid another one. Or you might need blood-thinning medication if you have a health condition such as a heart problem or blood-clotting disorder which could lead to a stroke.
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.
In stroke survivors, does the clinical effectiveness of 6 months treatment with fluoxetine depend upon its effects on synaptic plasticity in the brain? Can a drug used for depression help stroke recovery by changing connections between brain cells?
Funded by the European Union (EU), a new international study called PROOF will investigate whether high-dose oxygen therapy can reduce the effects of stroke.
The Stroke Association is a member of the Stroke Alliance For Europe (SAFE), which will work on communication of information about the PROOF trial to non-clinical audiences.
MAGIC aims to discover innovative approaches to post-stroke care based on Information Communications Technology (ICT) solutions.
Can stem cells be used to reduce the damage of inflammation after stroke and promote brain repair?
Can using a tissue sample from the buttock help us understand the main genetic cause of stroke?
Dr McClelland will work with paramedics to improve emergency treatment for stroke by finding new ways to support a better response on the scene, and how paramedics’ can communicate with hospitals.