Next week, many of the world's top stroke experts will be meeting at the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2017) in Prague, Czech Republic. They'll be discussing the latest in best practice for stroke management and care, the latest stroke research, and will question how to best tackle stroke today and in the future.
Published in the journal Age and Ageing, a new systematic review of the current research suggests that anticoagulant drugs may have cognitive benefit for those with AF (atrial fibrillation).
Scientists at the University of Southampton are to develop and trial a new wearable technology to help people who have had a stroke recover use of their arm and hand. Find out more.
The Stroke Association is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). Published today, the AMRC have launched a new booklet outling highlighting how vital health information is to enable researchers to prevent, diagnose and treat disease and improve care.
Two more studies support (thrombectomy) mechanical clot retrieval for stroke.
Non-invasive brain stimulation may help re-learning of movement after stroke
Video interview highlights from ten key trials that presented at ESOC 2016.
Researchers at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Canada have done research that claims that TIAs (mini strokes) could cause long-term disability, and that clot busting drugs like Actilyse could be used to treat them.
Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr Ulrike Hammerbeck (TSA PDF 2015-02)
For Make May Purple 2017, we want everyone to wear something purple for stroke and share it across all of their social media accounts. Whether you decide to wear it at school, at work, or anywhere, you’ll be helping raise vital funds for stroke survivors across the UK.