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2014-07-17 04:00:23

The repetitive facilitation exercise is one of the most common rehabilitation tactics for stroke patients attempting to regain wrist movement. Stroke hemiparesis individuals are not able to move that part of their body because they cannot create a strong enough neural signal that travels from the brain to the wrist.

2012-08-30 10:24:03

Aspirin combined with the antiplatelet drug clopidogrel is no better than aspirin alone for stroke prevention in people with a history of lacunar strokes, and the combination carries a greater risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.

2012-03-01 13:07:28

New research shows an increased risk of ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women who consume higher amounts of trans fatty acids, commonly found in baked goods, fried foods, and packaged products.

2012-01-12 12:20:44

Placing a stent in a key artery in the neck is safer than ever in patients ineligible for the standard surgical treatment of carotid artery disease.

2009-07-28 08:24:57

"Silent" strokes, strokes without noticeable outward symptoms but which cause brain damage nonetheless, are common in people over 60, and especially in those with high blood pressure, according to a new study.

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2009-03-13 14:25:00

A new study by experts at Britain’s Edinburgh University finds that a weakening of the small arteries in the brain may be responsible for 20 percent of strokes.


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