Information about atrial fibrillation for healthcare and other professionals.
You might be given blood-thinning medications after you've had a stroke, to help you avoid another one. Or you might need blood-thinning medication if you have a health condition such as a heart problem or blood-clotting disorder which could lead to a stroke.
Some aspects of women’s lives can increase our risk of a stroke, like the contraceptive pill, pregnancy and having migraines. But for most women, taking care of your health and managing your risk factors will help you avoid a stroke. Find out more about health conditions and medication linked to stroke in women, plus tips for healthy living.
We want to ensure that you have everything you need to make your event fun, but also to keep it safe and legal. Here's all the information we think you’ll need, but we are always here to help if you want further information or advice.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
Around 30% of survivors experience pain after stroke. Post-stroke pain includes muscle and joint pain such as spasticity and shoulder pain. Learn about the causes and treatments.
On Tuesday 1st September 2015, the Chief Scientist Office and the Stroke Association celebrated their partnership in building stroke research capacity in Scotland with the joint funding of two new research awards.
How we take part in EU funded research, details of current projects and how you can join us.
Our Postdoctoral Fellowships (formerly called Senior Research Training Fellowships) are awarded to outstanding postdoctoral candidates from the nursing or allied health professions, and are intended to enable you to embark on an independent career in academic stroke research.
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.