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Chingford stroke survivor saved by her daughter Steps Out for Stroke

Jun 01, 2015 11:49 BST Stroke Association

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New Stroke group is launched in Dover.

May 26, 2015 19:39 BST Stroke Association A new Stroke Association Voluntary group has been launched in Dover.The group held its official launch in the Ark in Noah’s Ark road on the 7th May 2015.Stroke survivor Peter Groombridge from Shepherdswell decided to open a voluntary group with support from the Stroke Association after a stroke club in the town was closed down due to the sad death of the club’s Vice Chairperson Jean Henderson.

Award winning Chef Richard Bertinet shows support for Action on Stroke Month

May 26, 2015 17:03 BST Stroke Association Award winning baker and Chef Richard Bertinet from Bath has shown his support for Action on Stroke Month by sharing his Blackcurrant Mousse recipe to inspire everyone to Make May Purple.

May 26, 2015 16:00 BST Uppsala University The importance of the umbilical cord not only for the foetus but for newborn infants too has been shown by Swedish researchers a few years ago. In a follow-up study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics they have now been able to show an association between delayed cord clamping (DCC) and children’s fine motor skills at the age of four years, especially in boys.

The Great Paddle challenge for stroke

May 22, 2015 11:39 BST Stroke Association Phil Elborough from Petersfield has decided to do a mammoth paddle board challenge to raise funds for the Stroke Association.Phil was inspired to do something in Action on Stroke Month to thank the local Petersfield Stroke Association for the fantastic support that they have given him and his mother since his Dad had two strokes.

​Miss Lincolnshire calls on the region to Make May Purple for stroke

May 14, 2015 09:59 BST Stroke Association Miss Lincolnshire, Siana Hemmings, has joined forces with the Stroke Association, to Make May Purple for Action on Stroke Month 2015.

​East Dulwich Stroke Survivor Makes May Purple for Stroke

May 12, 2015 11:48 BST Stroke Association

May 12, 2015 10:15 BST Uppsala University In a study published this month in Malaria Journal, researchers from Uppsala University and other institutions present a new model for systematically evaluating new malaria treatment programs in routine conditions across multiple countries.

​Gateshead Millenium Bridge turns purple to launch Action on Stroke Month

May 06, 2015 10:31 BST Stroke Association The award-winning Gateshead Millenium Bridge and Baltic Square lit up in purple on Friday 01 May, to celebrate the launch of Action on Stroke Month.