Postgraduate Fellowship: Ms Emma Pilkington (TSA PGF 2015-02)
Atrial fibrillation is a type of irregular heartbeat that can cause blood clots to form in your heart. Having atrial fibrillation increases your risk of stroke by five times.
Stroke Association/BHF Joint Programme Grant: Can a drug commonly used for gout improve recovery and prevention of further stroke for stroke survivors?
Stroke survivor and volunteer Emma Day shares her story and why volunteering is important.
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.
Maeve Boyle talks about her experience of volunteering with us.
How aphasia may affect your mood and emotions.
A stroke can cause changeable emotions. You might cry or laugh for no reason or swing from one emotional extreme to another. People with aphasia may also become more self-centred, which can be difficult for friends and relatives to deal with.
New research review suggests that post-stroke fatigue is a symptom independent of depression, pain and sleep problems, and may depend on the 'excitability' of the movement part of the brain.
Pain after stroke is very common, but there are plenty of ways to manage and treat it. This guide provides information about the causes of different types of post-stroke pain, from headaches to joint pain and spasticity, and some of the treatments that can help.