Stroke News is the free magazine for everyone affected by stroke. We produce three issues a year, offering you shared experiences, support and guidance for adapting to life after stroke.
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Richard Hein supports stroke survivors in many ways, find out how he has a unique role with technology.
The World Stroke Organization (WHO) reclassify stroke and vascular dementia for the next International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
There are a number of tools available to help people with Aphasia communicate.
People who have survived a previous stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) are at particularly high risk of subsequent, ‘recurrent’ stroke with 30% having another stroke in the following five years. High blood pressure is the most important reversible risk factor for having a recurrent stroke.
Medical research is essential to develop new treatments and therapies for stroke so that patients in the UK can get the best possible care. Clinical trials are conducted to test whether a new medical intervention is safe and effective and these trials often rely on the participation of volunteer stroke survivors.
Information on Public Health England's Act FAST campaign. Could you recognise the signs of stroke?
Published in the JNNP (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry), new research suggests that a computer technique could help predict how well stroke survivors respond to language therapies for aphasia.
Regularly drinking large amounts of alcohol greatly increases your risk of stroke. But there are lots of tools that can help you track how much you're drinking and cut down if you need to.