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Pain, work and hope: The journey after stroke – Post Register

Kelsey Pennock’s father, Scott Pennock, suffered a severe stroke in 2015 when he was 56, resulting in…

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6 possible signs of dementia – Saga Magazine News

Although memory loss is the most common and best-known symptom of dementia, it’s not the only one…

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Aphasia patients teach doctors, nurses how to talk to them – CBC.ca

On a warm spring afternoon, groups of people sit talking at a few wooden tables in a…

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Tea room bidding to help stroke survivors in Make May Purple – South Wales Argus

A CAFE in Abergavenny is helping to raise awareness about strokes and offering support to survivors. Emmeline’s Tea…

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Charity funded iPads enhance care of Sheffield stroke patients – South Yorkshire Times

Tablets and apps paid for by Sheffield Hospitals Charity are helping to revolutionise the care of city…

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Virtual world can help address problems of stroke-related communication condition – City, University of London

A study from City, University of London has found that time spent in a virtual world called…

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Daredevil pensioner to take a wingwalk for Stroke Association – Herald Series

AN Oxfordshire pensioner is braving a wing walk to raise money for the Stroke Association’s awareness month…

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The Brain Reassigns Tasks To Different Brain Regions To Fight Against Dementia – Health Thoroughfare

The brain reassigns tasks to different brain regions to fight neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia, Alzheimer’s disease,…

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New treatment may improve speech after stroke – Cambridge Network

The treatment – developed by a speech therapist and cognitive neuroscientists at The University of Manchester who…

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Conversation Cafe helps people with language disorder – Bloomington Pantagraph

As with any cafe, the coffee pot was on and there was friendly conversation around the table. But…

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New method could transform aphasia treatment after stroke – The University of Manchester

A new treatment has been shown to significantly improve the speech and word production of stroke patients. The…

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Neuro Rehabilitation Center expands reach to WellStar North Fulton Hospital in Roswell, OrthoSport now open – MDJOnline.com

WellStar North Fulton Neuro Rehabilitation opened the doors with a new pathway for outpatient rehabilitation services in…

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Stroke Association support group set for a move – Basingstoke Gazette

THE Stroke Association is launching a new venue for a support group to help more people affected…

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New Director for the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit – Cambridge Network

Matthew (pictured) has been Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at The University of Manchester since 2001, he also…

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New facial expression app to monitor mood in stroke patients – University of Nottingham

A new medical app that helps brain-damaged stroke patients communicate how they are feeling has been developed…

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Blackpool woman’s donation to stroke unit after life-threatening illness – Blackpool Gazette

A Blackpool woman who suffered a massive stroke just two weeks after her 40th birthday has raised…

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Wearable sensor patches on the throat unplug stroke rehabilitation – MobiHealthNews

A connected sensor patch developed by Northwestern University engineers and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, a research hospital…

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Stroke survivors in Bury St Edmunds invited to join new choir – Bury Mercury

The Second Chance Stroke Survivors Club was set up eight years ago to provide social and emotional…

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New stroke group for younger survivors launched in Weston-super-Mare – Weston & Somerset Mercury

The Stroke Association has launched the Young Strokes group which will provide a place for younger survivors…

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New Type of Wearable Electronics Could Boost Stroke Patients’ Recovery – Chicago Tonight WTTW

For patients who’ve had a stroke, rehabilitation is part of the road to recovery, but where that…

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Wearable throat sensor holds promise for stroke rehabilitation – The Engineer

The sensor, developed in the lab of Northwestern University engineering professor John A Rogers, in partnership with…

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Exeter woman speaks of shock stroke aged only 24 years old – Devon Live

The terrifying moment Emily Cane suffered a stroke has been relived by the 25-year-old in the hope…

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Throat sensor helps you recover from a stroke – Engadget

Your abilities to speak and swallow are frequently signs of how well you’re coping after a stroke,…

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Be aware of stroke warning signs – act FAST to save lives – Eastbourne Herald

Stroke survivors are urging people to be aware of the warning signs of stroke and share the…

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Love helps couple fight communication difficulty caused by aphasia – ABC Online

When Kerry Flanders suffered a stroke three years ago that left her unable to speak, it was…

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Stroke survivor has to learn how to read, write and talk all over again at just 25 – Mirror.co.uk

A young woman was left partially paralysed and had to relearn how to read, write and talk…

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Locked-in syndrome hero Clodagh Dunlop can walk unaided again after almost 3 years of therapy – Belfast Live

Not even three years after being left with locked-in syndrome following a massive stroke, inspiring Clodagh Dunlop…

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Portsmouth stroke survivor welcomes launch of support group – The News

A MAN who survived five mini strokes has welcomed the launch of a new support group. Somerstown…

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Assessment and Management of Emotional and Psychosocial Reactions to Brain Damage and Aphasia – Healthcare Market Research Reports

There is a growing awareness of the clinical relevance of emotional and psychosocial adjustment problems that clients…

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Speech therapy assistant campaigns for stroke patients with aphasia – Bury Times

A SPEECH therapy assistant is campaigning for stroke patients with communication difficulties. Samantha Thinnesen undertook a 24-hour sponsored…

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Colour and Emotion exhibition explores colour as a visual language – University College London Hospitals

‘Colour & Emotion’ is an exhibition of visual artwork at UCH’s Street Gallery. It is one of…

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Healthy dad who suffered stroke at 37 losing full speech reveals heartbreaking wish to speak with family again – Mirror.co.uk

A new dad who suffered a stroke in his thirties has revealed that all he wants is…

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Stroke cafe helps survivors to thrive – South Wales Argus

THE wife of a Monmouthshire stroke survivor has praised a charity project that has made a “huge…

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Andrea Cail: Help stroke victims regain the power of speech – The Scotsman

Last year we highlighted the likely rise in the number of strokes across the UK – increasing by almost half in the next…

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New dad who suffered a major stroke in his 30s says his greatest wish is to talk to his baby son – Evening Times

A NEW dad who suffered a major stroke in his 30s has told how his greatest wish is be able to talk freely…

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Mum left speaking with a French accent after severe stroke – Salisbury Journal

A RINGWOOD mum-of-two was left speaking in a French accent after a severe stroke. Kathy Melling, had a stroke last November and was initially…

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Funded Research in Aphasia – Healthcare Market Research Reports

Follow the Grants Money – A Comprehensive Guide to Research Funding from OpenGrants The team at OpenGrants is providing a “first of a kind”…

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Charity Talk Surrey wins £1,000 bursary – Surrey Comet

A Surrey-based charity has received £1,000 for its “invaluable” work after being selected in a house building company’s community bursary scheme. Talk Surrey, a…

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Ringwood mum is backing Stroke Association’s Lost for Words campaign – Bournemouth Echo

A RINGWOOD mum-of-two who developed a French accent after suffering a stroke is backing the Stroke Association’s Lost for Words campaign. Kathy Melling, 53,…

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Stroke survivor Barbara Parr: ‘I knew what I wanted to say but the words just wouldn’t come out’ – Belfast Newsletter

Richhill stroke survivor Barbara Parr, 52, is one of the thousands of people in Northern Ireland living with communication difficulties after a stroke….

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Islington mum left unable to speak to her son backs Stroke Association’s fundraising campaign – Islington Gazette

Joslyn Attico-Bona, 50, of Islington, had a severe stroke last year when her son was just three. It left her with no speech…

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What it’s like to suffer a devastating stroke and learn how to talk again – Wales Online

Grandmother Christine Jenkins was in work when she collapsed and suffered a devastating stroke. The horrific “brain attack” robbed the 55-year-old of her speech…

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Stroke survivor sets up apashia support group – Andover Advertiser

AN ANDOVER woman has launched a support group after suffering a stroke 20 years ago. Annie Burton is still living with communication difficulties after…

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Communication problems in stroke survivors set to double – Third Force News

Fears that 40,000 stroke survivors across Scotland could be living with the communication disability aphasia by 2025, have been aired by a leading…

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Stroke survivor left with speech difficulties is raising awareness of charity who helped him – Nottingham Post

A 57-year-old man has a new outlook on life after suffering a stroke six years ago. Michael Boswell, of Eastwood, first realised something was…

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BIG READ: ‘Mum is living proof there’s life after stroke’ – The News

One moment Jan McDonald was relaxing on a paradise Mexican beach, the next, her life hung in the balance. Jan, now 58, suffered a…

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Teacher learning to read and speak again after a stroke wiped her memory – ITV News

Teacher Learns to Speak & Read After Severe Stroke Alisha Malhotra, 28, forgot every word she knew following a severe stroke last year. She spent…

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Teacher, 28, has to re-learn how to read and speak after devastating stroke – Metro

A primary school teacher is having to re-learn reading and speaking after a severe stroke wiped her memory. Alisha Malhotra, 28, couldn’t even…

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Employable Me was heartwarming telvision that can inspire us all: review – The Telegraph

For those worrying that empathy seems in short supply these days, Employable Me (BBC Two) was television to warm the cockles. The premise…

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Alisha Malhotra takes part in the Stroke Association’s ‘Lost for Words’ campaign to help fellow victims – Harrow Times

A young stroke survivor is hoping to raise awareness of life after the incident by taking part in a campaign around speech therapy. Alisha…

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