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2011-03-11 06:35:00

ATLANTA, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Kagan just wrote his new book "Life After Stroke, On The Road To Recovery." It is written for stroke survivors, their caretakers, family and friends. Kagan had a stroke in 2004.

2011-02-25 13:06:57

The quality of stroke care in the UK is improving, but significant inequalities still exist, warns a new study published on bmj.com today.

2011-02-14 14:36:36

In the largest stroke rehabilitation study ever conducted in the United States, stroke patients who had physical therapy at home improved their ability to walk just as well as those who were treated in a training program using a body-weight supported treadmill device, followed by walking practice.

2011-02-11 22:00:17

Home-based physical therapy to improve the strength and balance of stroke survivors works about as well to get them walking again as treadmill training done in a physical therapy lab.

2011-02-11 00:00:44

Hand Mentorâ„¢ and Foot Mentorâ„¢ therapy robots from Kinetic Muscles, Inc., an innovator of stroke rehabilitation therapies, will be featured at the TechnoPolooza event by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 Hand Mentorâ„¢ and Foot Mentorâ„¢ therapy robots from Kinetic Muscles, Inc.

2011-02-10 20:44:10

Medical researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) presented new research results at the American Heart Association International Stroke Conference that demonstrated how MultiStem®, a novel stem cell therapy being developed by Athersys, Inc. provided multiple benefits when administered in preclinical models of ischemic stroke.

2011-02-10 15:11:03

Therapy in which robots manipulate paralyzed arms, combined with standard rehabilitation, can improve arm and shoulder mobility in patients after stroke.

2011-01-17 00:00:39

Kinetic Muscles, Inc., an innovator of stroke rehabilitation therapies, and Great Wall Medical Holdings, Ltd (“GWMH”) announced they will collaborate to deploy products based on Kinetic Muscles’ leading neurotherapy technologies to the burgeoning Chinese healthcare market. Tempe, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 16, 2011 Kinetic Muscles, Inc.

2010-11-04 01:54:27

Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability, due to the brain's limited capacity for recovery.

2010-10-04 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. (DSP) and SanBio, Inc. (SanBio) today announced that they have entered into an option agreement to co-develop a new cell therapy for stroke recovery. Under the agreement, DSP has received an option for exclusive U.S.


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