Stenting of the carotid arteries (running up the sides of the neck) is a common surgical procedure to reduce the risk of stroke.
Published in the journal, BMJ Open, a new study sheds light on whether a community-based rehabilitation training programme could help stroke survivors regain their independence after stroke.
A major collaborative research program has now been launched to develop new ways to support self-management by stroke survivors in their homes.
On Wednesday 24th November, a Stroke Awareness Event was held at the University of Oxford, with the aim of raising awareness about stroke, stroke services and stroke research.
This study looks at finding non-invasive brain stimulation to improve word-finding abilities in stroke survivors.
Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an unusual form of stroke. The study will provide a much better understanding of the reasons underlying CVT, which is an unusual but very important cause of stroke in young (mainly female) adults.
We are continuing our long-running partnership with British Heart Foundation, with our joint funding now being administered by the BHF Clinical Study Grants scheme.