Press Releases

12 hour stroke challenge raises an oar-some amount of money for the Stroke Association!

Aug 08, 2014 09:45 BST Stroke Association

Staffordshire resident tackles Great North Run for stroke

Aug 06, 2014 10:42 BST Stroke Association

Jul 23, 2014 15:00 BST Stroke Association

Jul 22, 2014 08:12 BST Uppsala University More than 80 percent of all drug candidates in the pharma R&D suffer from poor solubility and are therefore rejected early in the drug discovery process. Now Uppsala University researchers show that the new material Upsalite®, has great potential for development of new formulations of these rejected drugs.

Ealing resident cycles 100 miles in memory of best friend

Jul 21, 2014 15:04 BST Stroke Association

Stroke inspires Watford woman to cycle from London to Paris

Jul 14, 2014 15:07 BST Stroke Association

Young Bridgend graduate takes on solo cycling challenge of 1,100 miles for charity.

Jul 09, 2014 16:06 BST Stroke Association Tom Williams lost his father to a stroke in 1999 when he was just seven years old. Now he’s 22 Tom is determined to complete an incredible fundraising challenge for the Stroke Association, that will see him cycle from Calais to Rome in 14 days.

Patient recruitment to research studies hits three million

Jun 26, 2014 07:00 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network More than three million NHS patients in England have taken part in research studies over the last six years supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network.

Strokefinder quickly differentiates bleeding strokes from clot-induced strokes

Jun 17, 2014 08:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology The results from the initial clinical studies involving the microwave helmet Strokefinder confirm the usefulness of microwaves for rapid and accurate diagnosis of stroke patients. This is shown in a recently published scientific article. Strokefinder enables earlier diagnosis than current methods, which improves the possibility to counteract brain damage.

Wake-up call for nation over reality of family caring

Jun 09, 2014 00:01 BST Stroke Association Research reveals crisis of carers struggling without support and huge gaps in national understanding of growing social issue