Helping you with your own stroke recovery

  • Stroke information

    Find factsheets, resources and tools to help you understand how stroke affects people, and how to get help or to help yourself

  • Latest podcast

    Stroke in your 20s and 30s

    In this episode, we talk about what it's like to have a stroke in your 20s and 30s, and to have to set a new path towards goals like a career and relationships. And to deal with invisible stroke impacts while trying not to become invisible yourself.

    Stroke in your 20s and 30s

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  • Partner product

    MedAdvisor App

    The Stroke Foundation has partnered with MedAdvisor, a FREE app, to help you organise and order your medications, from your smart phone, tablet or computer by connecting you to your local pharmacy. With MedAdvisor, you can pre-order your medications; receive reminders about when to take your medications or when to fill a script; and manage the medications of loved ones. 

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  • Word of the day

    Controlled trial

    Research that involves at least two groups: one that receives the intervention being evaluated and the other that receives either a placebo or another intervention.


    For similar information see research in What Helps

    A controlled trial is a type of research. 

    It is a way to find out if a new medicine works.

    It uses two groups of people.

    One group of people is given the medicine. 

    The other group is not given the medicine. 

    The doctors look at both groups to see if the medicine works.  


    See research in What Helps