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Stroke patients are 70 percent more likely to continue taking their stroke prevention medications one year later if they have a prescription in hand when discharged – according to researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES).
Virtual reality (VR) and other video games led to significant improvement in arm strength following stroke and could provide an affordable, enjoyable and effective way to intensify treatment.
Virtual reality and other video games can significantly improve motor function in stroke patients.
Statement Highlights: - The American Heart Association has issued its first recommendations on treating cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT), an uncommon and frequently unrecognized type of stroke that affects about five people per million annually.
Virtual reality game technology using Wiiâ„¢ may help recovering stroke patients improve their motor function.
By Charnicia Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Birthdays may be a more risky time for some older folks, results of a new study suggest.