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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.

Grandparent’s stroke inspires Peterborough sisters to walk over 27 hours for stroke

Oct 27, 2014 12:51 GMT Stroke Association

Oct 22, 2014 17:00 BST Uppsala University What does it mean to simulate the human brain? Why is it important to do so? And is it even possible to simulate the brain separately from the body it exists in? These questions are discussed in a new paper published in the scientific journal Neuron today.

Nine out of ten people would be willing to take part in research

Oct 16, 2014 08:00 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network A new survey conducted on behalf of the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN) shows that 89% of people would be willing to take part in clinical research if they were diagnosed with a medical condition or disease – with an all-time-low figure of just 3% saying they would not consider it at all.

Stenting safe and effective for long-term stroke

Oct 14, 2014 09:00 BST Stroke Association New research findings suggest that stenting should be offered as an option to many more patients

Romantic couple from Seaton receive regional recognition

Oct 13, 2014 14:28 BST Stroke Association