Neuroscience

Brain-robot therapy reroutes motor pathway in stroke patients

Brain-robot interfaces—apparatuses where brain activity controls the movements of a robotic device that supports a hand or limb—show promise in rehabilitating paralyzed stroke patients. Yet the exact way the therapy impacts ...

Cardiology

How does stroke impact your vision?

The visual pathway is very long and goes from the eyes to the occipital lobe, which is the region in the cerebral hemisphere that processes vision. Since the visual pathway goes through the cerebral hemisphere on each side, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccination cuts risk for myocardial infarction, stroke after COVID-19

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is associated with a lower risk for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and ischemic stroke 31 to 120 days after COVID-19, according to a research letter published online July 22 in the Journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rethink what you thought you knew about COVID-19 reinfection

Forget what you thought you knew about catching COVID-19 more than once. SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, keeps evolving—and so has information about your risk of being reinfected.

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