News tagged with stimulants

New research on stroke aims to help recovery

Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability worldwide but new funding of $1.2 million for research at the University of Auckland aims to better help people recover normal movement after stroke.

Jun 20, 2014
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Sacral nerve stimulation gives pediatric patients hope

Heather Rayser, 16, has a colon that does not function properly and as a result, she has never been to high school, and has been on home hospital care for nine years. Her life is filled with rigidly timed and painful flushes ...

Jun 18, 2014
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Making artificial vision look more natural

In laboratory tests, researchers have used electrical stimulation of retinal cells to produce the same patterns of activity that occur when the retina sees a moving object. Although more work remains, this ...

Jun 05, 2014
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How to erase a memory—and restore it

Using a flash of light, scientists have inactivated and then reactivated a memory in genetically engineered rats. The study, supported by the National Institutes of Health, is the first cause-and-effect evidence ...

Jun 01, 2014
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Hope for paraplegic patients

People with severe injuries to their spinal cord currently have no prospect of recovery and remain confined to their wheelchairs. Now, all that could change with a new treatment that stimulates the spinal ...

May 16, 2014
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Grand-parenting keeps wheels turning

(Medical Xpress)—Postmenopausal women who took care of their grandchildren one day a week had better memory and faster cognitive speed than those who didn't, according to new research from the University ...

May 15, 2014
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