On Wednesday 24th November, a Stroke Awareness Event was held at the University of Oxford, with the aim of raising awareness about stroke, stroke services and stroke research.
Inflammation following stroke is highly damaging to brain cells. Can stem cells be used to reduce the damage of inflammation after stroke and promote brain repair?
Following a stroke, some patients and their relatives describe dissatisfaction with the information they receive about the patient’s outlook for recovery. This study aims to create an intervention for stroke unit staff, which can help them better address the issue.
This study will identify ‘who’, ‘when’ and ‘how’ to treat people with painful shoulders after stroke more effectively, and should lead to better outcomes for them.
Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?
Does improved oral health care in stroke care settings reduce the occurrence of pneumonia after stroke – a pilot trial.
This study will measure if visual scanning training interventions can help stroke survivors with visual field impairment.
UK Stroke Forum 2016 took place from Monday to Wednesday (28-30 November) at the ACC in Liverpool. UK Stroke Forum is the largest multidisciplinary stroke event in the UK, attracting over 1400 delegates from across the stroke care pathway.
On Tuesday 13 June, the UK Stroke Forum (UKSF) hosted the sixth Northern Ireland Stroke Conference in the vibrant city of Belfast.
There is evidence that during the coronavirus pandemic fewer people have been recorded to have transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or stroke. That’s why the Stroke Association is urging people to continue to act fast and call 999 if they experience signs of stroke.