Postgraduate Fellow: Mr Graham McClelland (TSA PGF 2015-01)
We strive to develop and extend partnerships in order to improve the quality of life after stroke and enhance stroke prevention.
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.
Around 85% of strokes are due to a blocked blood vessel in the brain, known as an ischaemic stroke. This guide explains what an ischaemic stroke is, what can cause you to have one, and how it is usually diagnosed and treated.
Non-invasive brain stimulation may help re-learning of movement after stroke
Richard began to pursue his passion for photography after he had a stroke very suddenly at the age of 31 which left him unable to speak. He has shown amazing courage and motivation, working hard to recover some of his speech.
Read about the great things we did in 2016/17 as part of our annual report.
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.