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2010-07-06 13:11:00

Music therapy provided by trained music therapists may help to improve movement in stroke patients.

2010-06-28 07:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- New avenues are unfolding for companies engaged in leveraging medical technologies to unleash devices that target debilitating neurological disorders.

2010-06-16 13:47:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- SanBio Inc. (www.san-bio.com) announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the clinical testing of their SB623 regenerative medicine product in patients suffering from disability caused by cerebral stroke.

2010-05-25 07:44:40

On the 40th anniversary of the journal Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, stroke leaders from around the world celebrated stroke research accomplishments and set an agenda for the future.

2010-05-24 16:27:00

Report highlights: - The medical journal Stroke is now 40 years old, and its editors note that there have been more advances in stroke in the last 40 years than in the previous 4,000. - In honor of the anniversary, an international gathering of stroke experts set an ambitious agenda for the future, including a major focus on brain health and stroke prevention. DALLAS, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the 40th anniversary of the journal Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association,...

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.