Press Releases

Wakefield woman hosts Big Get Together for the Stroke Association in memory of mum

Jul 31, 2015 10:00 BST Stroke Association Seani Armitage, 23 from Stanley, is calling on local people to take part in The Big Get Together #ForFiona, a creative fundraising event she has organised in memory of her mother.

Jul 30, 2015 19:00 BST Uppsala University IgA deficiency is one of the most common genetic immunodeficiency disorders in humans and is associated with an insufficiency or complete absence of the antibody IgA. Researchers from Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet have now performed the first comparative genetic study of IgA deficiency by using the dog as genetic disease model. The results are published in PLOS ONE.

Jul 30, 2015 10:00 BST Uppsala University New research from Uppsala University shows promising progress in the use of anti-inflammatory cytokine for treatment of type 1 diabetes. The study, published in the open access journal Scientific Reports, reveals that administration of interleukin-35 to mice with type 1 diabetes, reverses or cures the disease by maintaining a normal blood glucose level and the immune tolerance.

​Corby stroke support group appeals for local volunteers

Jul 23, 2015 11:33 BST Stroke Association A Corby support group is appealing for volunteers, to enable them to continue to support stroke survivors on their road to recovery.

​Young stroke survivor inspires dad to jump for charity

Jul 23, 2015 09:58 BST Stroke Association

​Stroke survivor discovers new talent for poetry after stroke

Jul 21, 2015 14:33 BST Stroke Association A woman from Chesterfield has discovered a new talent for writing poetry, after surviving a stroke earlier this year.

Over 30 Stroke survivors step out in Reading to help others

Jul 21, 2015 10:31 BST Stroke Association Over 30 stroke survivors and their family from Reading and surrounding areas came together to Step Out for Stroke on the 12th July 2015.The group signed up to the sponsored walking event in Christchurch Meadows to raise funds for the Stroke Association.

Samantha’s 50th Birthday challenge for Dad

Jul 20, 2015 11:28 BST Stroke Association Samantha Mitchell from Camborne in Cornwall has signed up to the Bournemouth half marathon in October in memory of her Dad who passed away five years ago after a stroke. Samantha who turns 50 this year wanted to do something to celebrate her birthday and raise money for the Stroke Association.

Liverpool daredevils sought for sky high Stroke Association abseil

Jul 17, 2015 10:40 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association is calling on fun-seeking fundraisers to take part in an unforgettable abseil at the iconic Liverpool Anglican Cathedral on Saturday 08 August 2015.

​Postwoman conquers 30,000ft challenge for the Stroke Association

Jul 15, 2015 12:01 BST Stroke Association Carol Walthew, a postwoman from Kendal, has successfully completed three gruelling physical challenges, raising more than £2,235 for the Stroke Association in the process.