The Child Stroke Project is a collaboration between the Stroke Association and the Evelina London Children's Hospital.
Published online (ahead of print in the journal Annals of Neurology), the results of a new study found that one year after arterial ischaemic stroke (AIS), the rate of death, recurrence of stroke, and neurological impairment was lower than reports in previous studies.
Developing new blood tests to understand more about children with sickle cell anaemia and silent strokes
The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Professor of Stroke Care has been awarded the DBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Professor Caroline Watkins, who is the only stroke care professor in the UK, was honoured for her services to stroke and nursing care.
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.
Two more studies support (thrombectomy) mechanical clot retrieval for stroke.
Stroke is a global epidemic, in the UK alone someone will have a stroke every 3 and a half minutes.