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.


Stroke rehab is vital

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


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."


‘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.


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.


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.


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.

 Pakistani rescue workers search for evidence and victims of Wednesday's deadly plane crash, in the mountains surrounding Islamabad.

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.

Pakistani rescue workers look for survivors at the site of the 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.


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.


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.