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Does eating an egg reduce my risk of stroke?

The BHF gives its view on news stories about a possible association between eating one egg for breakfast and cutting your risk of a stroke

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Statins reduce heart attack and stroke risk in older people

According to new research that we part-funded, statins lower the risk of heart attack and stroke in all ages, including older people over the age of 75.

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Working long hours linked to stroke and heart disease

BHF-funded research has shown that working 55 hours or more per week is linked to a 33% greater risk of stroke and a 13% increased risk of coronary heart disease

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Brain scan checklist to improve care for stroke survivors

People who suffer a haemorrhagic stroke, where there is bleeding in the brain, would benefit from better outcomes if their doctors used four simple checks of their brain scans

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New guidance issued to prevent more arrhythmia patients having a stroke

NICE issue new guidelines to prevent more strokes in people with AF.

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Average age of stroke victims is getting younger according to new figures released today by PHE

The average age of stroke victims is getting younger according to new figures released today by Public Health England.

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‘Before my stroke I was so agile’: Pauline’s story shows the need for more research

Pauline Boye woke up at 4am and needed to go the bathroom. One problem, she couldn’t get out of bed. The 49-year-old had a stroke in her sleep and her right side was paralysed. On World Stroke Day, Pauline’s story reminds us of the heartbreaking cost of stroke – and the pressing need for more research to prevent and treat it.

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Faulty gene could increase risk of heart attack and stroke according to study

Faulty gene linked to greater risk of heart attack and stroke.

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A third of all stroke survivors could develop dementia within five years

This dementia awareness week, three of the UK’s leading health charities have highlighted that one in ten stroke survivors are expected to develop dementia within a year of having their stroke.

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50% of women will develop dementia, Parkinson’s or suffer a stroke in their lifetime

New research suggests 50% of women will develop dementia, Parkinson’s or suffer a stroke in their lifetime

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