Cardiology

Computer tool can track stroke rehabilitation to boost recovery

A sensor-equipped computer program can accurately identify and count arm movements in people undergoing stroke rehabilitation, a new study shows. Now that it can do so, the next step, say the study authors, is to use the ...

Neuroscience

Racial and ethnic disparities in stroke outcomes

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. Despite declines in stroke mortality in the overall population in recent decades, disparities in incidence remain persistent among Black and Hispanic Americans. Now a ...

Surgery

Early tracheostomy no aid for severe stroke outcomes

Early tracheostomy does not significantly improve the rate of survival without severe disability at six months for patients with severe stroke receiving mechanical ventilation, according to a study published online May 4 ...

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