If you are having problems with swallowing after a stroke, this guide can help you understand what you need to do. It explains the symptoms of swallowing problems, and gives information on and how to get help and treatment.
We are excited to share that the Government has just committed to the new national plan for stroke that we have been developing with NHS England.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
Published online first in the journal Neurology, a new study suggests that people with AF who have an ICH due to their medication have similar outcomes whether they're on a NOAC or a vitamin K antagonist drug.
On 12 February 2015, at the International Stroke Conference (ISC 2015) in Nashville, USA, the findings of a Stroke Association funded study were presented, called CADISS (Cervical Artery Dissection In Stroke Study.
The UK Stroke Forum is a coalition of over 30 organisations all committed to improving stroke care in the UK. Submit your abstracts for consideration here.
This study will investigate whether early initiation of direct anticoagulant drugs will be as safe as later initiation in stroke patients with an abnormal heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation). It will also investigate whether early initation could lead to fewer recurrent strokes.
Swallowing problems are common after a stroke. This guide explains why they happen, and discusses some of the things you can do to manage them.
Does improved oral health care in stroke care settings reduce the occurrence of pneumonia after stroke – a pilot trial
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.