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How I did that: Stroke infographics

Mortality Who’s affected? Care and costs Risk factors

As part of our Focus on Stroke we produced four in-depth infographics to make sense of the various issues surrounding stroke. 1,187 more words

Science Communication

Focus on Stroke

It’s estimated to cost the economy £8 billion per year in England. It causes more than 50 000 deaths every year in the UK and leaves hundreds of thousands more people disabled. 1,095 more words

Health

Focus on stroke: What’s needed for a fitter future?

We asked a number of leading clinicians, researchers and other professionals working in stroke the question:

With unlimited resources, what one change would you make today to transform the stroke field in ten years’ time? 1,470 more words

Neuroscience And Understanding The Brain

Focus on Stroke: Infographic - Risk factors

This article is part of the Wellcome Trust’s Focus on stroke, a series of articles, interviews and videos running throughout May 2012, which is the Stroke Association’s Action on Stroke Month. 33 more words

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Focus on stroke: Restructuring the brain

The Beano (like The Beezer before it) hypothesises that our perceptions and actions are managed by five little men living in five separate rooms in our skulls. 2,240 more words

Neuroscience And Understanding The Brain

Focus on stroke: How video games aid stroke recovery

Video games frequently get a hard time in the media – some would have us believe they’re the root cause of a range of foul behaviours, from rioting to far worse. 391 more words

Health

Focus on stroke: The tangled knot of dementia and stroke

For decades, stroke and dementia were treated quite separately in the UK, both clinically and in research, despite both being diseases of the brain. Dementia – especially Alzheimer’s disease – had been claimed by the psychiatrists and neurologists, while stroke remained in general medicine or geriatrics. 1,936 more words

Neuroscience And Understanding The Brain