Depression is known to increase the risk of heart disease and some studies have suggested it may also increase the risk of stroke. It is estimated that 33% of stroke survivors suffer depression, although little is known about it.
Care Provision, Unmet Need and Good Practice in Post-Stroke Vision Services in the UK
Understanding the difficulty in controlling emotions after stroke
New research suggests significant inequality in vision care after stroke
Our new report, ‘Current, future and avoidable costs of stroke in the UK’, suggests that investing in stroke research today could lead to a significant reduction in the burden of stroke in the future.
We need your support to continue to invest in research that will help to save lives and enable stroke survivors to make the best possible recovery.
Stimulating the brain to help comprehension in aphasia
Published in the journal The Lancet Neurology, a new article sheds light on the groundbreaking work of stroke support organisations (SSOs) in Nigeria.
Last week we held our 12th UK Stroke Club Conference at East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham. Our research engagement officer shared our initiatives in Patient and Public Involvement in research (PPI) advising on how those affected by stroke can have their say on the research that we fund.
Clinical Study in the field of stroke, awarded jointly between the Stroke Association and the British Heart Foundation.