A new study published in the journal PLOS Medicine suggests that being diagnosed with shingles could increase the risk of stroke, and heart attack, for some months after diagnosis. The study was co-funded by the Stroke Association.
Researchers at King's College London have performed a large scale meta-analysis of previous research into a genetic variant of a protein implicated in stroke.
Funded by the European Union (EU), a new international study called PROOF will investigate whether high-dose oxygen therapy can reduce the effects of stroke.
Published online first in the journal Neurology, a new study suggests that people with AF who have an ICH due to their medication have similar outcomes whether they're on a NOAC or a vitamin K antagonist drug.
Can cooling patients reduce the amount of brain damage and disability caused by a stroke?
Published in the journal, The Lancet, the findings of the PISCES I study shed more light on the potential use of stem cell treatment for stroke.
Dr Shamim Quadir, Research Communications Manager at the Stroke Association comments.
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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.
Presented today at the European Stroke Organisation Conference in Gothenburg, the results of the international WAKE-UP trial suggest that thousands of people who wake up with a stroke each year in the UK could now benefit from life-changing thrombolysis treatment.