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2011-08-31 23:23:51

Using a patient’s own bone marrow stem cells to treat acute stroke is feasible and safe.

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2011-08-12 12:13:14

Women who suffer from depression may have an increased risk of stroke, according to a new study published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.

2011-08-12 06:53:45

Robot-assisted therapy offers many benefits for stroke patients with a weaker arm, according to a new study, which is the first to use accelerometers to track improvement in patients and compare real world results.

2011-08-11 12:42:07

Robot-assisted therapy has measurable benefits for patients with a weaker arm following a stroke.

2011-08-04 13:51:21

Even though many Americans learn through community health screenings that they are at high risk for having a stroke, they rarely follow-up with their doctor for care.

2011-07-12 08:04:00

MIAMI, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Simulated Environment Concepts (Pink Sheets: SMEV), the manufacturer and developer of medical, aesthetic, weight loss, wellness, and slimming equipment, announced today that its flagship product, the SpaCapsule, has been incorporated into Neuroxcel's Comprehensive Activity-Based Strength Training program (C.A.

2011-06-23 23:10:33

Patients who received several sessions of a "motivational interview" early after a stroke had normal mood, fewer instances of depression and greater survival rates at one year compared to patients who received standard stroke care.

2011-06-01 00:06:49

Designer of medical devices providing clinic and in-home restoration therapy unveils the next in the series of FES powered physical therapy systems that started with the successful RT300 FES cycle. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 Restorative Therapies, Inc., advances its new era in physical therapy systems for neurological injury and paralysis with FDA clearance of the world’s first Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) rehabilitation therapy system for stepping and standing. FES...

2011-04-20 00:00:28

Kinetic Muscles, Inc., an innovator of stroke rehabilitation products and in-home teletherapy systems was recently featured in an article published by OPEN MINDS Weekly News Wire. Tempe, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Kinetic Muscles, Inc., an innovator of stroke rehabilitation products and in-home teletherapy systems was recently featured in an article published by OPEN MINDS Weekly News Wire.

2011-04-14 07:10:00

ATLANTA, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Kagan had a stroke in 2004. He is a stroke survivor. He has been through the long recovery process and he wants to help you understand what to expect.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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