Postgraduate fellowship: What is the impact of damaged thinking ability caused by a spontaneous bleed in the brain?
Apathy has a major effect of quality of life for a SVD sufferer; we have shown that for the patient it is more important in determining quality of life than is disability, such as weakness, from the stroke itself.
The Stroke Association's Keynote Lecture is a prestigious event that showcases the latest advancements being made in stroke research.
Find out more about our Keynote Lecture 2016
This guide explains what vascular dementia is, what causes it and what you should do if you are diagnosed with it. It’s aimed at people who have had a stroke or who think they may have vascular dementia.
On 12 February 2015, at the International Stroke Conference (ISC 2015) in Nashville, USA, the findings of a Stroke Association funded study were presented, called CADISS (Cervical Artery Dissection In Stroke Study.
We organise the largest multidisciplinary stroke conference and exhibition in the UK, bringing together professionals from all stages of the stroke pathway to learn the latest developments in research and practice.
A key cause of both stroke and dementia is known as ‘small vessel disease’ or ‘SVD’ for short.
An ischaemic stroke happens when a blood clot, or other blockage, cuts off the blood supply to your brain. This is the most common type of stroke.
If you are worried about vascular dementia, this guide is for you. It provides information about the signs of vascular dementia, living with the condition, and getting help and support.
Published in the journal Age and Ageing, a new systematic review of the current research suggests that anticoagulant drugs may have cognitive benefit for those with AF (atrial fibrillation).