Can using a tissue sample from the buttock help us understand the main genetic cause of stroke?
Researchers are seeking volunteers in Devon to help study the benefits of singing groups for people with a communication disorder associated with strokes.
This study has been funded by the Stroke Association.
The CROMIS-2 study investigated whether signs of small brain bleeds on routine brain scans can help us understand which ischaemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation are at increased risk of a bleed in the brain when on anticoagulant ‘blood thinning’ drugs.
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?
EU-funded research project: COGWATCH
Thousands of stroke survivors with visual problems could improve their sight from the comfort of their own home using two new web-based therapies.
Junior Research Training Fellowship: Christine Hazelton
Beyond impaired language function, people with aphasia report a range of psychosocial health problems which negatively affect their wellbeing, including reduced confidence and social isolation. These psychosocial problems are not adequately addressed by healthcare services.
The Stroke Association funded a feasibility study into improving the treatment of a condition called 'drop foot', which was recently published in the medical journal, Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology.