Latest Stroke recovery Stories
LANGHORNE, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary Medical Center will host Take 2 to Save 2 on May 2 from 2 to 6 p.m.
Rodent study highlights need for human clinical trials of drugs shown to increase growth of new neurons.
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Botox (onabotulinumtoxin A) to treat spasticity in the flexor muscles of the elbow, wrist, and fingers in adults.
Study highlights: -- High-intensity, repetitive rehabilitation exercises, whether assisted by a robot or human, can improve movement in a stroke patient's paralyzed arm, even years after the disabling event.
Virtual reality game technology using Wiiâ„¢ may help recovering stroke patients improve their motor function.
Clot-busting treatment should be considered for patients last seen healthy within a few hours before having a stroke, according to research presented at the American Stroke Associationâ€™s International Stroke Conference 2010.
American Heart Association rapid access journal report DALLAS, Feb.
Patients who received the antidepressant escitalopram following a stroke appeared to recover more of their thinking, learning and memory skills than those taking placebo or participating in problem-solving therapy.
A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology and the Child Neurology Society finds botulinum toxin type A to be an effective treatment for spasticity, muscle tightness that interferes with movement, in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy, but poses some risk.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.