Vascular dementia treatments
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
What is vascular dementia?
Vascular dementia is a type of dementia that happens when the blood supply to your brain becomes reduced. It is a common type of dementia that can be caused by a single stroke, a series of small, silent strokes or small vessels disease.
A national, collaborative study to improve our understanding of longer term memory and thinking problems after stroke
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This programme of work had been created by experts in stroke and vascular dementia working with people affected by both conditions. This research programme aims to find out who will develop memory and thinking problems after stroke, why this happens, and how we can treat these issues.
Priority Programme Awards
Type: Research
As part of our five-year research strategy, we have made a commitment to working with others to achieve a clear vision about the future priorities for stroke research.
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Failure of drainage of fluid from the brain along the walls of blood vessels in vascular dementia
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This project aims to demonstrate that failure of drainage of fluid from the grey and white matter of the brain is a mechanism underlying Small Vessel Disease, a condition that affects the small blood vessels in the brain which can cause stroke and dementia.
Keynote Lecture 2017
Type: Research
This year’s lecture will be delivered by Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester.
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Charities team up to tackle dementia and stroke
We are partnering with Alzheimer’s Society to tackle the issues faced by people affected by dementia and stroke in a brand new project.
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Keynote Lecture 2016
Type: Research
The Stroke Association's Keynote Lecture is a prestigious event which showcases the latest advancements being made in stroke research.Find out more about our 2016 Keynote Lecture.
Research events
Type: Research
Find out more about the research events hosted by the Stroke Association, which showcase cutting-edge stroke research from many professionals.
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