Press Releases

Stroke survivor takes to the skies for the Stroke Association

Nov 10, 2014 17:13 GMT Stroke Association Courageous stroke survivor Heather Smyth, from Crewe, reached new heights on Saturday 08 November, when she soared across the AJ Bell Stadium to raise funds for the charity which supported her.

​Colne volunteer receives regional recognition

Nov 10, 2014 14:15 GMT Stroke Association A volunteer from Colne has received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association, in recognition of more than 10 years of support for stroke survivors.

Father’s stroke inspires Worcester son to tackle the Stroke Association Christmas run

Nov 10, 2014 11:57 GMT Stroke Association

 Inspiring stroke survivor receive regional recognition

Nov 10, 2014 11:55 GMT Stroke Association

Suffolk stroke survivor receives regional recognition

Nov 10, 2014 11:54 GMT Stroke Association

Nov 07, 2014 06:25 GMT Uppsala University In a new study published in the scientific journal Oncotarget researchers from Uppsala University show that a therapeutic vaccine directed against tumor vessels can reduce tumor burden and suppress formation of spontaneous lung metastases in a mouse model for metastatic breast cancer.

Dukinfield stroke survivor and fundraiser receives regional recognition

Nov 06, 2014 13:51 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor from Dukinfield has received a Highly Commended Life After Stroke Award from the Stroke Association, in recognition of her fundraising to support other stroke survivors.

Stroke survivor finds her voice to perform with charity choir

Nov 06, 2014 13:01 GMT Stroke Association A stroke survivor from Stalybridge has found her voice again, to perform with the Stroke Association’s Community Choir and mark World Stroke Day.

The UK will fail to meet international commitments to reduce deaths from preventable diseases – Richmond Group

Nov 06, 2014 10:44 GMT Stroke Association The Richmond Group of Charities has called for a national plan for health improvement to meet the World Health Organisation’s target of reducing preventable deaths by 25% by 2025. A new report 'What is preventing progress?' says local and national government, the NHS, public services, the private sector, charities and patients must work together to put prevention first.

Baroness Brady launches nation-wide search for Life After Stroke stars

Nov 05, 2014 15:23 GMT Stroke Association Baroness Brady, politician, businesswoman and star of The Apprentice, is launching a nation-wide search for inspiring stroke survivors, carers and volunteers to take part in the Stroke Association’s 2015 Life After Stroke Awards sponsored by the TONI & GUY Charitable Foundation.