Category Archives: Stroke

Do you ‘Know your Numbers’?

Guest Blog by Katharine Jenner, Chief Executive at Blood Pressure UK High blood pressure is the UK’s biggest silent killer with 16 million people in the country suffering from the condition. Worryingly though, as it is symptomless, only half of … Continue reading

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Industry View – Patients are good at caring for themselves

Guest Blog by David Patterson, founder of Helicon Health, emeritus professor of cardiovascular medicine, University College London and consultant cardiologist, Whittington Health. A blog, written for Digital Health by a highly experienced consultant cardiologist, struck a chord with us so we … Continue reading

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Fatigue after stroke: so common, yet so little understood

Guest blog by Dr Shamim Quadir, Research Communications Manager at the Stroke Association For many reasons, we can all experience the normal type of fatigue that will usually resolve with rest. It could be due to a bad night’s sleep, or … Continue reading

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Action on Stroke Month closes on a high

Guest blog by Dr Clare Walton, Research Communications Officer at The Stroke Association Today marks the end of Action on Stroke Month 2013 and what an amazing month it’s been! We’ve seen more than 100 community fairs, thousands of people taking … Continue reading

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The ups and downs of stem cell research

Guest blog by Sean Summers, Research Intern at 2020health A biotechnology firm recently announced positive results from a clinical trial on stem cell therapy for disabled stroke patients.  The results of this trial lead by Professor Keith Muir, Principle Investigator … Continue reading

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