Local stroke survivors have joined in a new stroke research program at the Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Centre in Bromsgrove on Monday 05 September. STARR (stroke, technology and risk reduction) is a new research program, which will help stroke survivors manage their risk factors for recurrent stroke: a stroke that happens after someone has their first stroke.
Published in the journal The Lancet, a new study suggests link between longer working hours and increased stroke risk.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
During February and March pharmacies across Wales are joining the Lower Your Risk of Stroke campaign, a partnership between Community Pharmacy Wales, Public Health Wales and the Stroke Association.
Some medical problems can increase your risk of having a stroke. It’s important to have regular check-ups with your GP to make sure that you don’t have any of these conditions and to get the right treatment if you do.
Our stroke training day courses are the most comprehensive training available for health professionals who work with those who have had a stroke and the elderly population who is most at risk of stroke. Our training provides interactive sessions to help build empathy with stroke, the largest cause of complex adult disability in the UK.
Frequently asked questions regarding the UK Stroke Assembly.
The Stroke Association works with and for stroke survivors. We work with all stakeholders who have an interest in stroke, including the pharmaceutical industry, to achieve a common goal - to conquer stroke. Our guidelines ensure our approach to working with pharmaceutical companies is transparent and cannot compromise our independence.