Researchers at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Canada have done research that claims that TIAs (mini strokes) could cause long-term disability, and that clot busting drugs like Actilyse could be used to treat them.
The Medical Research Council (MRC) has launched a new £5m call for capital investment to support between two and five human tissue banks with linked data resources. Awards will be made to teams of academics working in close partnership with medical research charities.
In partnership with Alzheimer's Society and the British Heart Foundation, we are delighted to announce our funding of three new awards in vascular dementia research.
On this page, you can find information about your rights at work following a stroke, such as what the law says about disability and what to expect from your employer.
We’re partnering with Smooth Radio to let people know that we’re still here to support them to rebuild their lives after stroke during these difficult times.
We want the research we fund to make a difference in people’s lives. That’s why we think it’s important for researchers to involve stroke survivors in their projects. Stroke survivors’ experiences can improve the quality of research, and help researchers to be more confident that their work will benefit people affected by stroke.
When dad-of-three Ronnie had a stroke on Christmas Eve 2018, he thought it was the end. But thanks to stroke research, a “miraculous” emergency treatment meant he was able to rebuild his life.
Research can make a difference in the lives of people affected by stroke, by finding improvements in how we can treat stroke and stop it from happening.
On this page you'll find information on how to manage your absence from work, what financial support is available as well as tips and advice on how to talk about stroke with your employer and how to deal with the effects of stroke while you're preparing to return to work.
Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.