Press Releases

New research links stroke death risk with cost of economic downturns

Dec 03, 2014 08:01 GMT Stroke Association A study presented at the 2014 UK Stroke Forum finds that unemployment and reduced government healthcare spending are factors which could put people at higher risk of dying from stroke.

Stockport stroke survivors bring life to group’s new premises

Dec 02, 2014 15:11 GMT Stroke Association A support group for stroke survivors in Stockport has brought new life to Kimberley Street Centre, by planting bulbs and seeds to brighten up the area for the local community.

Dec 02, 2014 08:15 GMT Uppsala University The theme for the next Uppsala Health Summit, to be held in Uppsala, Sweden, on 2–3 June 2015, is antibiotic resistance — one of the biggest global health challenges of our day. The basis of the Summit will be the WHO draft Global Action Plan against antimicrobial resistance that is the focus for the high-level meeting starting today in Stockholm, hosted by the Public Health Agency of Sweden.

Young stroke survivor to showcase local talent for charity

Dec 01, 2014 14:37 GMT Stroke Association

Chandlers Ford Stroke Support Group invites community to Christmas party

Dec 01, 2014 12:20 GMT Stroke Association The Chandlers Ford Stroke Support Group are hosting their Christmas party at 2pm on Thursday 18 December, at the Velmore Centre, Chandlers Ford, and are inviting people from the local area to join in the festivities and learn more about the group.

Stroke survivor finds her voice to sing with Ashton Hayes choir

Dec 01, 2014 12:08 GMT Stroke Association Kelsborrow Choir of Ashton Hayes, Cheshire will be spreading festive cheer on Friday 19 December with a fundraising concert for the Stroke Association, after one of its members survived a stroke.

Dec 01, 2014 11:47 GMT Stroke Association The Stroke Association Carol concert on the 12th December 2014 will provide the perfect start to everyone’s Christmas celebrations. The Carol Concert, which will feature the Sainsbury’s Choir, recently seen on a hit TV Show, will take place at All Saint’s Church in Mill Street Maidstone.

Nov 25, 2014 14:56 GMT Keltic Clothing Nine out of 10 adults who drink too much alcohol are not alcoholics, according to a Nov. 20 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Nov 24, 2014 06:13 GMT Uppsala University ​Scientists from Uppsala University, the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) in Stockholm and Uppsala University Hospital have developed a new method of rapidly identifying which bacteria are causing an infection and determining whether they are resistant or sensitive to antibiotics. The findings are now being published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology.

Postwoman takes the plunge as she swims with sharks for charity

Nov 21, 2014 10:51 GMT Stroke Association Postwoman Stephanie Wilson, 22 from Whitchurch, is set to brave a shark dive on Sunday 14 December, to raise awareness and funds for the Stroke Association.