Video game study shines new light on decreased mobility after stroke
Almond Care February 15, 2018

Researchers from London Imperial College are using video games to improve mobility after suffering a stroke.

Posted in Blog, Stroke

Family rallies round after dad-to-be suffers serious brain injury
Almond Care February 13, 2018

The wife of a man who suffered a devastating brain injury just days after learning he was about to become a dad has spoken about the “long, unpredictable road” of recovery.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

A migraine could be indicator of stroke, suggests BMJ study
Almond Care February 8, 2018

Scientists have urged individuals to never ignore a headache or migraine – as it could be one of the first signs of a deadly attack.

Posted in Blog, Stroke

BBC film charts man’s recovery from major brain surgery
Almond Care February 6, 2018

The latest instalment of a long-running TV science series has told the story of a man’s battle following a catastrophic brain haemorrhage.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

Stroke affecting larger proportion of young people, figures show
Almond Care February 1, 2018

Public Health England has launched a new campaign in light of figures which suggest a larger proportion of younger people are suffering strokes.

Posted in Blog, Stroke

Cycle crash survivor describes her experience of anosmia
Almond Care January 30, 2018

A woman has described the impact of a major head injury, which resulted in a loss of her sense of smell.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

One cigarette a day significantly increases risk of stroke, says study
Almond Care January 25, 2018

Just one cigarette a day is enough to significantly increase the risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study.

Posted in Blog, Stroke

Brain injury charity praises woman’s climb
Almond Care January 23, 2018

A woman was inspired to scale the heights of Kilimanjaro after a good friend suffered a life-changing brain injury.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

Women’s reproductive system indicative of heart disease, suggests study
Almond Care January 18, 2018

Scientists have found a link between women, the reproductive system, and the risk of stroke.

Posted in Blog, Stroke

Mum with MS who climbed a volcano hopes her experience will inspire others
Almond Care January 16, 2018

A mum diagnosed with multiple sclerosis more than a decade ago has shown her commitment to helping others living with the condition.

Posted in Blog, Multiple Sclerosis