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Too many diet drinks may spell heart trouble for older women

Largest study of its kind looks at diet drinks and cardiovascular outcomes, mortality It appears healthy postmenopausal women who drink two or more diet drinks...

Stroke patients may benefit from new routines

People who have suffered a stroke often experience severe fatigue. But doctors find it hard to help these patients as their experiences of fatigue...

Novel rehabilitation device improves motor skills after stroke

Using a novel stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses to move upper extremities, stroke patients reported improvements in their...

Smoking synthetic marijuana tied to stroke in healthy, young adults

Add stroke to the list of severe health hazards that may be associated with smoking synthetic marijuana, popularly known as spice or K2, a...

Using tech to help locked-in syndrome patients

A team of researchers from Montreal has found that stroke patients living with Locked-In Syndrome (LIS) who cannot move, swallow or even breathe on...

Beautiful brushstrokes are drawn from data

A good painter uses simple strokes of a brush to bring texture, contrast and depth to a blank canvas. In comparison, computer programs can...

Love thy neighbor: It could lower your risk of stroke

Here's some neighborly advice for adults over age 50: Stay friendly with your neighbors. A new University of Michigan study shows that adults in this...

Stem cells help offset brain damage from stroke

Cognitive deficits following ischemic stroke are common and debilitating, even in the relatively few patients who are treated expeditiously so that clots are removed...
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Video Games an Effective Tool for Stroke Rehabilitation

In the months following a stroke, patients undergo hours of rehabilitation to restore movement, speech, and overall functionality. But many still return home without...

Regenerating spinal cord fibers may be treatment for stroke-related disabilities

A study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital found "substantial evidence" that a regenerative process involving damaged nerve fibers in the spinal cord could...

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