Vascular dementia is the 2nd leading cause of dementia in the UK and there are currently no proven treatments. A new study at the University of Southampton is now investigating whether a failure of fluid drainage along the walls of blood vessels in the brain is a cause of vascular dementia.
We are one of Britain’s oldest and most successful health charities. Our history goes back well over a century and here we chart our many phases, from inception to the present day.
The Knutsford and District Stroke Club was formed in 1990 as part of an initiative by the Chest, Heart and Stroke Association to show that there is “Life After Stroke”. So, we are soon to celebrate our 25th birthday.
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Techniques to predict - and in future prevent - brain haemorrhage in people treated with warfarin after stroke caused by atrial fibrillation
The Haslemere Stroke Club is a Stroke Association affiliated group that offers peer support in a fun and relaxed enviroment.
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How should we best prevent narrowed neck arteries causing stroke?
First results from the AVERT, early rehabilitation trial were unveiled at the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESO) today.
A new study by Alzheimer’s Research UK has highlighted the lack of research into dementia prevention and called for changes to the way risk reduction studies are funded and carried out, in a bid to boost evidence on dementia risk factors.