Fellow: Dr Holly Robson
Fellow: Dr Anna Kuppuswamy
Public Health Wales is reminding stroke survivors to get protected against flu with a free NHS vaccination if they haven’t had one yet this winter.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
A collaboration of experts in stroke and vascular dementia has worked with people affected by both diseases to create a program of work that answers fundamental questions: who will develop memory and thinking problems after stroke, why does this happen, how can we treat it?
People who sleep for more than eight hours a day have an increased risk of stroke, according to a study by the University of Cambridge.
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.
Using genetics to understand why disease of the small blood vessels in the brain occurs
Using a computer world to help people with aphasia
Apathy has a major effect of quality of life for a SVD sufferer; we have shown that for the patient it is more important in determining quality of life than is disability, such as weakness, from the stroke itself.