Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have developed a therapeutic at-home gaming program for stroke patients who experience motor weakness affecting 80 percent of survivors.
"Virtual reality hands"—controlled by stroke survivors' thoughts—could help them recover use of their hands and arms, according to a small study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013.
(HealthDay)—Scientists are testing a new thought-controlled device that may one day help people move limbs again after they've been paralyzed by a stroke.
(Medical Xpress)—Chemical compounds found in cannabis may help to reduce brain damage following a stroke, new research has revealed.
(HealthDay)—Stroke deaths in the United States have been dropping for more than 100 years and have declined 30 percent in the past 11 years, a new report reveals.