Press Releases

Stroke survivor finds her voice to perform with charity choir

Nov 06, 2014 13:01 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor from Stalybridge has found her voice again, to perform with the Stroke Association’s Community Choir and mark World Stroke Day.

The UK will fail to meet international commitments to reduce deaths from preventable diseases – Richmond Group

Nov 06, 2014 10:44 GMT Stroke Association The Richmond Group of Charities has called for a national plan for health improvement to meet the World Health Organisation’s target of reducing preventable deaths by 25% by 2025. A new report 'What is preventing progress?' says local and national government, the NHS, public services, the private sector, charities and patients must work together to put prevention first.

Baroness Brady launches nation-wide search for Life After Stroke stars

Nov 05, 2014 15:23 GMT Stroke Association Baroness Brady, politician, businesswoman and star of The Apprentice, is launching a nation-wide search for inspiring stroke survivors, carers and volunteers to take part in the Stroke Association’s 2015 Life After Stroke Awards sponsored by the TONI & GUY Charitable Foundation.

Royal Mail employee takes to the skies for the Stroke Association

Nov 04, 2014 14:28 GMT Stroke Association Royal Mail Deputy Manager, Carl Bell from Cheadle Hulme, is set to reach new heights on Saturday 08 November, when he zip slides across the AJ Bell Stadium to raise funds for the Stroke Association.

Liverpool stroke survivor receives regional recognition

Nov 03, 2014 16:31 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor from Liverpool has bounced back with banter and received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association, in recognition of his courage and determination

Crewe stroke survivor receives regional recognition

Nov 03, 2014 12:04 GMT Stroke Association A musical stroke survivor from Crewe has received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association, in recognition of her courage and determination.

Sunderland stroke survivors enjoy art therapy thanks to donation from daughter in law

Nov 03, 2014 11:08 GMT Stroke Association A local art workshop project for stroke survivors in Sunderland, has launched in the area, after a generous donation from a stroke survivor’s daughter-in-law.

Nov 03, 2014 08:00 GMT Uppsala University If chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients with a good or poor prognosis could be identified already at the time of diagnosis, physicians would have better possibilities to adjust their therapeutic and follow-up strategies. Now researchers at Uppsala University have discovered a new correlation between specific molecular features of the disease and subgroups of patients with different prognosis.

Charity returns to sniff out diabetes

Oct 31, 2014 12:39 GMT Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation Laughter Yoga for health benefits ·Local Drama Group Roaring Mouse to give a DRWF commissioned performance

Oct 28, 2014 21:00 GMT Uppsala University Different types of glioma are usually diagnosed as separate diseases and have been considered to arise from different cell types in the brain. Now researchers at Uppsala University have shown that one and the same cell of origin can give rise to different types of glioma.