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).
On Monday 16th June the Stroke Association were invited to share how research we funded has changed lives at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research Summer Reception, entitled, "A Healthy Future for UK Medical Research".
Postgraduate Fellow: Mr Graham McClelland (TSA PGF 2015-01)
Published in the journal, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, a new Stroke Association funded study suggests people who are in the chronic stages of stroke will improve their reaching accuracy at the speed at which they train their reaching movement.
Non-invasive brain stimulation may help re-learning of movement after stroke
Published in the journal Stroke, a new study suggests that a drug commonly used to treat rheumatoid arthritis may help reduce harmful inflammation in the brain after stroke. The study was funded by the Stroke Association.
PRESTIGE-AF is a new multi-million Euro initiative funded by the European Commission has been set up to help prevent stroke in patients with existing conditions.
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.
Dr Paul Kasher is Stroke Association HRH The Princess Margaret Lecturer at the University of Manchester. We’re delighted to say that Dr Kasher has been granted a Springboard award by the Academy of Medical Sciences to support his research.