News tagged with stroke patients
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(AP) -- Good luck and experimental therapy may have helped U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk recover more extensively than he would have with standard care after he suffered a stroke in January.
Other Aug 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- In the three years following spinal fusion surgery, the incidence of stroke is similar to or insignificantly lower than that of controls, according to a study published in the June issue of ...
Cardiology Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When a stroke patient is discharged from the hospital, they often must cope with a new disability or lack of function, so changes in their medications or a new dosing prescription can be particularly confusing. This can lead ...
Cardiology Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In work that may revolutionise rehabilitation for stroke patients, researchers from The University of Auckland and the Auckland District Health Board have shown it is possible to predict an individuals ...
Neuroscience Aug 01, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Group yoga can improve balance in stroke survivors who no longer receive rehabilitative care, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Health Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists led by the President of The University of Manchester have demonstrated a drug which can dramatically limit the amount of brain damage in stroke patients.
Neuroscience Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Having a stroke or mini stroke has a much more profound effect on women than men when it comes to their quality of life, according to research published in the August issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing.
Cardiology Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research suggests that patients whose mobility has been limited by stroke may one day use their imagination and a computer link to move their hands.
Neuroscience Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Stroke patients once considered too disabled to regain function in their affected limbs are now showing signs of recovery because of a new therapy that utilizes the Nintendo Wii.
Neuroscience Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Treatment is delivered faster when emergency medical services (EMS) personnel notify hospitals a possible stroke patient is en route, yet pre-notification doesn't occur nearly one-third of the time. That's according to two ...
Cardiology Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A drug designed to shield the heart from injury during bypass surgery failed to reduce deaths, strokes and other serious events among patients at high risk of complications, according to a large, prospective study lead by ...
Cardiology Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study of patients with stroke admitted to English National Health Service public hospitals suggests that patients who were hospitalized on weekends were less likely to receive urgent treatments and had worse outcomes, according ...
Neuroscience Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the UCL Institute of Neurology have found that giving the drug rotigotine as a skin patch can improve inattention in some stroke patients.
Neuroscience Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A heart attack doesn't just damage heart muscle tissue by cutting off its blood supply, it also sets off an inflammatory cascade that worsens underlying atherosclerosis, actively increasing the risk for a future heart attack. ...
Cardiology Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The clot-busting medicine, tPA (tissue plasminogen activator), is safe to use in acute stroke patients already on the home blood thinner warfarin, according to researchers from Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). This ...
Cardiology Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |