Can we predict who will respond to language therapy after stroke?
Type: Research
Published in the JNNP (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry), new research suggests that a computer technique could help predict how well stroke survivors respond to language therapies for aphasia.
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Amazing Brains 2019
Type: Research
Amazing Brains: Research to Recovery. Previously known as our Keynote Lecture, our event took place on Wednesday, 15 May 2019, at the Science Museum in central London.
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Understanding the importance of apathy, and improving its care in patients with stroke
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Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) causes 1 in 5 strokes. People who have SVD also commonly have apathy - a loss of interest and initiative. In this project, Professor Hugh Markus brings together a multidisciplinary team to better understand what is happening in the brains of people with SVD who are experiencing apathy, and how it could be treated.
New national study into neurological impact of COVID-19
Type: Research
The Stroke Association is part of the Patient and Public Involvement Strategy, led by Dr Ava Easton on a grant worth £2.3 million to investigate the neurological and neuropsychiatric effects of COVID-19.
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Improving the amount and quality of stroke research
Type: Research
Our support for research has built a community of stroke researchers in the UK, and continues to change the lives of those affected by stroke.
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Physical effects of stroke
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
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I am a parent
Information to help you understand your child’s stroke.
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Stroke in the news: Is blood type linked to stroke?
Type: Research
A new study which involved a genetic analysis of the blood types of nearly 17,000 people who’d had a stroke found that people with blood type A had an increased risk of an early stroke (between 18 and 60).
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New research suggests brain scans could help predict brain bleed risk in patients on anticoagulant drugs.
Type: Research
The CROMIS-2 study investigated whether signs of small brain bleeds on routine brain scans can help us understand which ischaemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation are at increased risk of a bleed in the brain when on anticoagulant ‘blood thinning’ drugs.
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Diagnosing and treating childhood stroke
On this page you can find information on common childhood stroke symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.
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