Sporting greats ensure former Limerick footballer has birthday to remember after devastating stroke

Sporting greats ensure former Limerick footballer has birthday to remember after devastating stroke

Trevor Neville enjoyed a special 40th birthday at his home in Newcastle West last week, a milestone that looked impossible when he suffered a devastating stroke nine years ago.

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'Bizarre' drop off in suspected stroke patients

'Bizarre' drop off in suspected stroke patients

A doctor with the expertise to save stroke patients from a life of disability has described as “bizarre” the drop-off in patients attending Cork University Hospital (CUH) with stroke symptoms during February and March.

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Special Report: Saving lives by the second from the silent killer

Special Report: Saving lives by the second from the silent killer

Gerry Wyse was at home in Douglas on a sunny Saturday afternoon when the call came through from Cork University Hospital - a 17-year-old boy, Roger Timon, was on his way in by ambulance following a suspected stroke.

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Teen who suffered stroke thanks fast-acting medics

Teen who suffered stroke thanks fast-acting medics

A fit and healthy teenager who was facing a lifetime of disability after suffering a severe stroke has thanked the medics who saved his life.

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Radio DJ to begin podcast series highlighting how stroke can hit at any age

Radio DJ to begin podcast series highlighting how stroke can hit at any age

A national radio DJ who had to leave the airways because of a stroke two years ago is now about to launch a new series of podcasts to highlight the fact that the condition can hit any age.

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Frequent long sleepers and nappers ‘at increased risk of stroke’

Frequent long sleepers and nappers ‘at increased risk of stroke’

Researchers also found people who reported poor quality of sleep were 29% more likely to later have a stroke than people who felt they had slept well

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Number of women dying from stroke dramatically down since 2010, still higher than male rates

Number of women dying from stroke dramatically down since 2010, still higher than male rates

The number of women dying as a result of stroke has fallen dramatically in the last decade, but is still higher than the number of male stroke deaths.

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Stroke treatment access at CUH to increase

Stroke treatment access at CUH to increase

The number of patients able to access a treatment shown to cure stroke could increase fourfold at Cork University Hospital (CUH) when it extends the hours the service is available from next July.

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Stroke rehab is vital

Stroke rehab is vital

It is not always easy, or rewarding, to review health education programmes.

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Musician finishes album from hospital bed after two strokes

Musician finishes album from hospital bed after two strokes

"I had no symptoms beforehand. I woke up and it was the weirdest feeling. I saw my left hand on my left leg and thought it was someone else touching me."

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‘Tell your family you love them every day’

“Tell them you love them every day” is the heartbreaking advice given by a husband who now tenderly applies his wife’s make-up for her, after she suffered a massive stroke over a year ago.

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Stroke patients arriving late to two Cork hospitals

Stroke patients arriving late to two Cork hospitals

Stroke patients admitted to two Cork hospitals face the longest delays between the onset of the condition and medical treatment.

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Brain repair: How a teenager is rebuilding her life following a stroke

Brain repair: How a teenager is rebuilding her life following a stroke

Shannonree, 19, is determined to live a normal life after suffering a stroke, she tells Áilín Quinlan.

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Some stroke survivors not receiving therapy, research shows

Some stroke survivors not receiving therapy, research shows

Some stroke survivors have not received any speech and language therapy in Northern Ireland, a professional body warned.

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Rain hampers Pakistan plane-crash recovery effort

Rain hampers Pakistan plane-crash recovery effort

Emergency teams battled heavy rain and mud today to recover bodies strewn over hills overlooking the Pakistani capital after the country’s worst plane crash.

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At least 45 killed in Pakistan plane crash

At least 45 killed in Pakistan plane crash

At least 45 people have been killed as a passenger jet crashed in Pakistan today, government officials said.

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Five bodies recovered from Pakistani plane wreckage

At least five bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a passenger plane that crasehd in Pakistan with 152 people on board, Pakistani officials have said.

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Plane crashes in Pakistan with over 150 on board

A domestic passenger plane that crashed into the hills in Pakistan’s capital today was carrying 152 people, an official said.

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