Latest Stroke recovery Stories
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,
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.
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.
Following a stroke, factors as varied as blood sugar, body temperature and position in bed can affect patient outcomes.
In 2011, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) convened the Stroke Progress Review Group (SPRG) to conduct a final 10-year review of the state of stroke research.
Research has shown that those who survived strokes and enjoy music, art, painting, and theater have a better chance of recovery and a higher quality of life than those who don't.
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.