Understanding_Stroke - Raconteur

Stroke is one of the biggest health issues people face today, taking a life every 13 minutes and costing the nation an estimated £9 billion a year in health and social costs. Yet the condition ranks low in terms of public perception and research funding, and the UK lags behind some other nations in improving patient outcomes. This report highlights the need to raise research funding, along with awareness of the condition, and identifies key risk factors. It also showcases major technological and medical breakthroughs