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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.
Stroke survivors who like art have a significantly higher quality of life than those who do not, according to new research.
People who suffered a stroke continued to experience eating problems and more than half still risked malnutrition after three months, even though there had been a marked improvement in most of their physical functions.
A new drug that showed promise in animal studies and an early clinical trial didn’t improve disability among stroke patients, according to late-breaking research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2012.
Clot-busting drugs may be safe for patients who wake up experiencing stroke symptoms.
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