Aphasia is a long-term condition and many people will continue to need support for several years after its onset. However, with the right tools and support, even someone with severe aphasia can continue to communicate effectively.
You might be prescribed blood-thinning medication to reduce your risk of a TIA or stroke. This guide explains the two types of blood-thinning medication available, antiplatelets and anticoagulants, and how they are used after a stroke or for someone with atrial fibrillation.
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).
This research will investigate the use of orthitics (for example, braces and splints) early on in a stroke survivor’s rehabilitation. The results will inform a larger study into early orthotic use after stroke.
This research will investigate a computer-based version of a new treatment for spatial neglect after stroke, and whether it can be delivered at home.
High blood pressure is one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. It is a contributing factor in around half of all strokes.
This research will test a new questionnaire which has been designed to measure the impact that stroke-related vision problems have on a stroke survivor’s quality of life.
How aphasia may affect your mood and emotions.
Every year, we partner with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to help raise awareness of regular eye tests.
Raconteur is a publishing house and agency which produces special reports and commentary for the Times and Sunday Times.
Published on Saturday 9 May 2015, the 'Understanding Stroke 2015' report consists of a number of articles covering different areas of current stroke news.