Multiple sclerosis patients could benefit from ‘personalised’ stem cell treatment, study finds
Almond Care February 27, 2018

People living with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be a step closer to benefitting from ‘personalised’ stem cell treatment, after a recent study found that an individual’s own skin cells could help to improve nerve damage caused by the increasingly common condition.

Posted in Blog, Multiple Sclerosis

Scientists look to “rewire” brain after stroke
Almond Care February 22, 2018

Scientists believe they may be able to treat a stroke if they could create a drug capable of rewiring the brain.

Posted in Blog, Stroke

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