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Latest Aphasia Stories

2014-10-03 23:04:59

Stroke victim Carol M.

2014-07-02 08:24:59

Griswold Home Care, a home care company that refers caregivers who provide in-home support for older adults, hosted a joint webinar with the National Aphasia Association on aphasia treatment with a

2014-06-16 16:25:01

Medford, New York based Nursing Home Medford Multicare Center for Living assists in raising community awareness about aphasia and its consequences for senior citizens MEDFORD, N.Y.,

2014-05-31 23:08:04

One of the most renowned integrated therapy centers in Beverly Hills, Innovative Speech & Language Pathology is offering complimentary consultations and screenings for a limited time.

Famous Faces Test Can Help Spot Early Dementia
2013-08-13 05:03:14

Simple tests that measure the ability to recognize and name famous people may help doctors identify early dementia in people 40 to 65 years of age, Northwestern University researchers reported Tuesday in the journal Neurology.

After Stroke, Magnetic Brain Stimulation Helps With Speech Therapy
2013-07-29 05:23:15

Stroke patients who have parts of their brain stimulated with a magnetic coil prior to taking part in speech and language therapy made three times as much progress than those who did not undergo the procedure.

2013-06-28 11:29:06

Non-invasive brain stimulation may help stroke survivors recover speech and language function.

2013-01-16 10:39:04

Approximately half a million individuals suffer strokes in the US each year, and about one in five develops some form of post-stroke aphasia, the partial or total loss of the ability to communicate.

2013-01-09 12:37:42

Older adults who have suffered from aphasia for a long time can nevertheless improve their language function and maintain these improvements in the long term.

Pregnant Woman Diagnosed With Stroke Due To Garbled Text Messages
2012-12-26 08:09:02

Doctors from Harvard Medical School in Boston report in the Archives of Neurology of a new medical phenomenon called “Dystextia.” The phenomenon was adopted after the doctors had an unusual case come through their doors recently.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.