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2010-04-19 15:22:00

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.

2010-04-12 15:06:57

Rodent study highlights need for human clinical trials of drugs shown to increase growth of new neurons.

2010-03-09 15:55:00

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.

2010-02-26 10:53:00

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.

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2010-02-26 08:00:00

Virtual reality game technology using Wiiâ„¢ may help recovering stroke patients improve their motor function.

2010-02-24 11:08:02

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 Association’s International Stroke Conference 2010.

2010-02-08 15:00:00

American Heart Association rapid access journal report DALLAS, Feb.

2010-02-01 18:22:22

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.

2010-01-25 18:03:11

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.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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