Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.
More than half (57%) of stroke survivors surveyed by the Stroke Association say their sex life has changed since their stroke – with a third saying they are now too scared to have sex.
This study will explore whether an existing therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), can be used for people with aphasia. Information will also be collected to design a future large-scale trial evaluating this approach.
As part of our research programme, we fund exceptional candidates from stroke professional backgrounds to our prestigious Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship positions. Meet our new fellows for 2017.
The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2017 is currently on from 16-18 May in Prague, Czech Republic.
Thousands of people are at risk of stroke because they fail to recognise the signs of a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA, also known as a mini-stroke), according to the findings of a new poll launched today on World Stroke Day (29 October 2012).
The UK Stroke Forum 2017 took place this week at the ACC in Liverpool. The event showcases what's hot in the UK stroke community, including the latest research, and how stroke professionals can get involved in research.
The European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) 2018 is currently on from 16-18 May in Gothenburg, Sweden. The first day of ESOC included some truly inspiring scientific sessions, including the WAKE-UP trial, RIGHT-2 trial and CROMIS-2 trials.
This study will investigate whether adult stem cells can be transformed and used to reduce inflammation in the brain after stroke, and promote recovery.
On December 5, 2014, Emma Patchick one of our Postgraduate Fellows, published a research paper online in the medical journal, Health Expectations.