This guide gives information about transient ischaemic attack (TIA), what the symptoms are, what to do if you have them and how a TIA is diagnosed and treated.
Our campaign report on the real impact of mini-stroke (also known as transient ischaemic attack or TIA).
Thousands of people are at risk of stroke because they fail to recognise the signs of a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA, also known as mini-stroke), according to the findings of a new poll(i) launched today on World Stroke Day (29 October 2012).
Our round-table meetings aim to share knowledge arising from our funded research and create debate about the implications for health and social care policy and practice.
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.
Southampton Stroke Health Promotion and Engagement works directly with members of the public to disseminate health promotion messages and raise awareness of stroke.
A TIA or transient ischaemic attack (also known as a mini-stroke) is the same as a stroke, except that the symptoms last for a short amount of time and no longer than 24 hours.
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.
This guide explains what an ischaemic stroke is, what can cause someone to have one, and how it is usually diagnosed and treated.