Atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.
Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr Ulrike Hammerbeck (TSA PDF 2015-02)
It's estimated that about half of people admitted to hospital with a stroke will have lost control of their bladder, and a third will experience loss of bowel control. Last week, a research incontinence workshop was held at Guy's Hospital London, with the aim of stimulating research into incontinence.
Stroke Association Affiliated Stroke Club.
This club is a small friendly club which has regular cahir based exercise sessions, games and quizes along with seasonel outings.
The group meets the second Monday of each month (not August).
We have regular outside speakers on a wide variety of topics.
At each meeting after tea or coffee we do games to stimulate communication and memory skills.
We have organised exercise and craft sessions.
The Stroke Association Voluntary Group in Beccles offers activities including communication and social support, outings and meals, games and quizzes and speakers.
In stroke survivors, does the clinical effectiveness of 6 months treatment with fluoxetine depend upon its effects on synaptic plasticity in the brain? Can a drug used for depression help stroke recovery by changing connections between brain cells?
Through a range of activities and meetings, the Ealing Stroke Club provides essential peer and social support. Activities include social activities, quizzes, word games and poetry readings.
No two strokes are alike - the damage from each stroke leaves its own unique signature on a person's brain and behaviour. The current project will investigate how different types of stroke affect a person's long term recovery or deterioration