Thousands of stroke survivors with visual problems could improve their sight from the comfort of their own home using two new web-based therapies.
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 National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) are currently welcoming applications from people who would like to join the groups that develop Quality Standards.
Stroke survivors and healthcare professionals have identified problems with thinking and mood after stroke as some of the most important issues faced after a stroke. This Lectureship aims to test treatments to help stroke survivors with their cognitive (thinking) difficulties.
Two new research studies were published today, supporting the use of thrombectomy (mechanical retrieval of clots in the brain) for the treatment of large ischaemic strokes.
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Published on Saturday 9 May 2015, the 'Understanding Stroke 2015' report consists of a number of articles covering different areas of current stroke news.
This fellowship aims to develop, tailor and target the delivery of a 6-week group intervention that offers educational, psychological and social support for people following TIA and minor stroke.
This study will test arm training to encourage a functionally useful contribution to recovery from the side of the brain unaffected by stroke (the 'non-stroke hemisphere'), and whether this is only possible early after stroke.
Exploring the causes of ‘jargon speech’ through electrophysiology and using it to help stroke survivors that deal with it.