The ACTIVATE study aims to understand if it’s possible for stroke survivors to take part in an ‘auditory rhythmical cueing’ walking programme at home.
About one-third of stroke survivors are left with aphasia. This is a language disorder that disrupts the production and comprehension of speech, as well as reading and writing. This study will investigate whether a support group intervention can be delivered remotely to people with aphasia through a virtual island platform called Eva Park.
The ReTrain study is investigating the effectiveness of a community-based rehabilitation training programme for people who have suffered a stroke.
On Tuesday, academics and researchers interested in stroke rehabilitation gathered for a specialist conference hosted by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). The Organisation for Psychological Research Into Stroke (OPSYRIS) event showcased a broad range of research highlighting aspects of psychological and neuropsychological stroke care and research.
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.
The aim of this study is to develop a fatigue management programme to improve stroke survivors' knowledge of post stroke fatigue (PSF) and to identify ways of managing it.
The Stroke Association is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). Published today, the AMRC have launched a new booklet outling highlighting how vital health information is to enable researchers to prevent, diagnose and treat disease and improve care.
Problems of mood, thinking and memory are common after a stroke. There has been limited research around these issues. This work aims to answer fundamental questions around who develops these problems and how they recover.
Published in the journal Age and Ageing, a new systematic review of the current research suggests that anticoagulant drugs may have cognitive benefit for those with AF (atrial fibrillation).
Published in the journal, Lancet Neurology, a new study suggests that understanding stroke severity, as well as time to treatment, is key to delivering effective and safe thrombolysis treatment.