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Latest Stroke recovery Stories

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.

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2010-01-08 08:46:56

Combination of advanced techniques in systems engineering, robotics and neuroscience shows promise.

2009-11-19 09:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakim, Inc., today announced a new touchscreen-based alternative for stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation that provides a rigorous workout in an entertaining interactive format.

2009-11-12 12:46:03

New research published this week in Clinical Rehabilitation.

2009-08-06 15:28:24

Stroke survivors have about twice the risk of breaking a hip or femur compared to those without stroke — and the risk is even greater for younger patients, women and those with recent strokes

2009-08-04 09:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Saebo, Inc., a leading global provider of innovative stroke rehabilitation products for stroke survivors and other neurologically impaired patients, recently installed its 50th In-Patient Kit at the VA Medical Center in Atlanta, GA.

2009-07-27 08:03:48

Impaired attention is one of the most significant repercussions for stroke victims, reducing their ability to focus on tasks. A therapy called Attention Process Training (APT) may aid survivors in their rehabilitation process.