Can a movement-sensing wristwatch prompt arm rehabilitation exercise at home?
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Published in the medical journal, The Lancet, a new study suggests that, when combined, ten potentially modifiable risk factors account for 90% of strokes worldwide. The study was co-funded by the Stroke Association.
People who sleep for more than eight hours a day have an increased risk of stroke, according to a study by the University of Cambridge.
The results of a 3-year study into stroke patients and exercise was shared with funders, patients and carers at an event held in the Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester yesterday.
Published online first in the journal Neurology, a new study investigates the effectiveness of tools used to predict recovery of patients after stroke.
Stroke Association/BHF Joint Programme Grant: Can a drug commonly used for gout improve recovery and prevention of further stroke for stroke survivors?
Questionnaires are commonly used to diagnose dementia and cognitive impairment in stroke patients, and a new review of the research into their use has been published in the journal, Stroke.
PRESS RELEASE - Issued by University of Leicester Press Office on Tuesday 10 May
University of Leicester involved in the international ENCHANTED trial to improve survival rates of stroke victims. Stroke Association funds UK arm of the trial.