Use of a metronome with variable beats to retrain walking in stroke survivors
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.
Stroke Association/BHF Joint Programme Grant: Can a drug commonly used for gout improve recovery and prevention of further stroke for stroke survivors?
Can using a tissue sample from the buttock help us understand the main genetic cause of stroke?
The role of the non-affected side of the brain in recovering upper arm and shoulder movements after stroke
Trial of an electrical stimulation device for recovery of upper limb function in chronic stroke patients
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.
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?
The Stroke Association has launched a Wales-wide campaign aimed at reducing the number of strokes across the country.