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Step out for Stroke

Sep 02, 2014 09:28 BST Stroke Association Step out for Stroke walks are fundraising events. The route is fully accessible so that anyone can take part, whatever their walking ability. Many stroke survivors take part with the support of friends and family, whether it's one step, 10 steps or a mile, every step counts.

Stroke Association volunteer supporting stroke survivor

Sep 02, 2014 09:18 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association provides support and information to stroke survivors and their families

Stroke Association logo

Aug 21, 2014 10:18 BST Stroke Association

Stroke Association training

Aug 21, 2014 10:16 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association provides award winning specialised training to healthcare providers who care for stroke survivors

When a stroke strikes time lost is brain lost

Aug 15, 2014 12:43 BST Stroke Association Getting urgent medical attention quickly is absolutely essential. Ambulance staff will assess patients using the FAST test. If this shows a person is suffering the symptoms of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack they will be taken for specialist hospital treatment.

Carotid Doppler

Aug 15, 2014 12:31 BST Stroke Association A carotid doppler is an ultrasound scan that looks at the blood flow through the blood vessels in your neck. The test can help the doctor to see if the blood vessels in your neck are narrowing – these blood vessels are important as they transfer blood to the brain.

Brain Scan

Aug 15, 2014 12:20 BST Stroke Association High quality imaging of the brain and blood vessels is a key part of a succesful stroke service.

Renal cell carcinoma

Feb 17, 2014 22:21 GMT Chalmers University of Technology Normal cells (left), and their malignant counterpart cancer cells (right). The transformation entails a rewiring of cellular metabolism, that is particularly substantial in kidney cancer. In this case, an outstanding use of specific metabolic reactions may be directly detectable in readily accessible body fluids, like blood.

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Sep 05, 2012 09:56 BST Healthspan

Summer fruits

Sep 05, 2012 09:55 BST Healthspan