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Latest Hemispatial neglect Stories

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.

2012-12-27 05:00:30

Researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)'s Department of Rehabilitation Sciences have developed a novel treatment for people with hemiplegic arms because of stroke or unilateral

2012-01-03 11:41:41

Collaborative stroke research study in January 2012 Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation shows bedside clinical evaluation can detect spatial neglect, a common disabling cognitive disorder that impedes recovery for 30 to 50% of stroke survivors.

2011-12-16 08:51:25

The current treatment for strokes is attention and concentration training using computer and pencil-and-paper tasks.

Magnetic Stimulation Treatment Could Help Stroke Patients
2011-12-15 13:59:16

New research suggests that using magnetic stimulation of the nerve cells in the brain of a stroke patent may help them recover faster.

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2009-12-28 09:25:00

A new study shows that the superior colliculus, a brain structure that primarily had been known for its role in the control of eye and head movements, is crucial for moving the mind's spotlight.

2009-04-30 08:00:00

Studies May Identify Best Candidates for Treatment of this Hidden Disability WEST ORANGE, N.J., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Two studies from Kessler Foundation Research Center's Stroke Rehabilitation Research Laboratory were presented today at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 61st Annual Meeting held in Seattle, Washington, April 25 through May 2, 2009.

2009-01-14 08:53:44

Cognitive rehabilitation after a serious brain injury or stroke can help the mind in much the same way that physical therapy helps the body, according to a new meta-analysis.


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