New research suggests significant inequality in vision care after stroke
New research review suggests that post-stroke fatigue is a symptom independent of depression, pain and sleep problems, and may depend on the 'excitability' of the movement part of the brain.
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On 29 January 2015, we held our Research Round-table meeting on Vascular Dementia.
We are delighted to announce that we are now launching our Priority Programme Awards in two areas: haemorrhagic stroke, and the psychological consequences of stroke.
A systematic review of the literature shows wide variation in estimates of how often visual problems occur after stroke, and how well patients recover.
Nurses are the largest group of health professionals working with stroke survivors. However, there is little evidence describing their specific role in stroke rehabilitation.
Published online (ahead of print in the journal Annals of Neurology), the results of a new study found that one year after arterial ischaemic stroke (AIS), the rate of death, recurrence of stroke, and neurological impairment was lower than reports in previous studies.
Published in the journal, The Lancet, the findings of the PISCES I study shed more light on the potential use of stem cell treatment for stroke.
Dr Shamim Quadir, Research Communications Manager at the Stroke Association comments.