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2012-10-09 12:22:16

Robotherapist 3D, a robot which aids stroke patients' recovery, is to be brought to market by its worldwide patent holder, a spin-off company from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (Alicante, Spain). It is the first robot to enable patients to start doing exercises while supine, allowing them to begin shortly after the stroke and expediting recovery. The Biomedical Neuroengineering Group at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche in Alicante has recently...

2012-09-07 23:02:17

Nearly one year after suffering a stroke, 39-year old Phys Ed teacher Kirk Disrude is ready to run the Chicago Marathon. Libertyville, IL (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Last September, Mundelein resident Kirk Disrude suffered a stroke due to an undiagnosed heart condition. By all accounts, the 38-year old Physical Education teacher and coach at Maine East and South high schools was in good health–he´d even recently completed a triathlon. His wife, Beth, who was 20 weeks pregnant...

2012-08-16 01:09:08

New research published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience In a study published in the current issue of Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience scientists report that a therapy combining exercise with the neurovascular protective agent S-nitrosoglutathione (GSNO) improved recovery from stroke in a rat model. GSNO is a compound found naturally in the body and it has no known side effects or toxicity. "In our study, GSNO or motor exercise provided neuroprotection, reduced neuronal...

2012-06-06 05:35:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Every 45 seconds, someone suffers a stoke. They not only cause physical impairments, but also brain impairments. In fact, new research has linked post-stroke depression to a functional brain impairment. Researchers studying stroke patients have found a strong association between impairments in a network of the brain involved in emotional regulation and the severity of post-stroke depression. Lead researcher Igor Sibon, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurology at the...

2012-06-05 09:50:08

Researchers studying stroke patients have found a strong association between impairments in a network of the brain involved in emotional regulation and the severity of post-stroke depression. Results of the study are published online in the journal Radiology. "A third of patients surviving a stroke experience post-stroke depression (PSD)," said lead researcher Igor Sibon, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurology at the University of Bordeaux in Bordeaux, France. "However, studies have failed to...


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