JAMA features NJIT biomedical engineer helping stroke patients

The Journal of the American Medical Society (“Medical News & Perspectives”, Jan. 19, 2011) featured the research of NJIT Associate Professor Sergei Adamovich, a biomedical engineer. Adamovich and his research partners, physical therapists Alma M…

Hope for stroke victims

Much of the devastation of stroke and head trauma is due to damage caused the overproduction of a substance in the brain called glutamate. Preventing this damage has been impossible, until now, as many drugs don’t cross the so-called blood-brain bar…

Culprit found for increased stroke injury with diabetes

BOSTON — January 23, 2011 — Strokes are a leading cause of mortality and adult disability. Those that involve intracerebral hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain) are especially deadly, and there are no effective treatments to control such bleeding….

Liver disease a possible predictor of stroke: Study

TORONTO, Ont., January 7, 2011 — People suffering from fatty liver disease may be three times more likely to suffer a stroke than individuals without fatty liver, according to a study by researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital and the London Health…

Researchers reverse stroke damage by jumpstarting nerve fibers

MAYWOOD, Ill. — A new technique that jumpstarts the growth of nerve fibers could reverse much of the damage caused by strokes, researchers report in the Jan. 7, 2011 issue of the journal Stroke.
“This therapy may be used to restore function even …

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