Researchers at King's College London have performed a large scale meta-analysis of previous research into a genetic variant of a protein implicated in stroke.
High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. It is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes.
Anyone can have a stroke, although there are some things that make you more at risk than others.
This leaflet explains why what you eat affects your risk of stroke and suggests some simple ways you can make your diet healthier.
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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.
Trial to investigate the use of stenting in the prevention of stroke after TIA and minor stroke
Atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.