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How physical exercise aids in stroke recovery

The after-effects of a stroke can be life changing. Paralysis, speech problems and memory loss occur in varying degrees of severity, depending on the location and amount of brain tissue damage. How far a stroke patient can ...

Dec 12, 2016
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Pelvic nerve visualizations reduce risk in surgery

Every year, thousands of patients suffer nerve damage in the pelvis during rectal surgery, leaving them with incontinence and sexual problems, for example. Noeska Smit has developed a method to make these nerves more visible ...

Oct 31, 2016
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Injured muscles 'shocked' back to health

A recent study in rats suggests that acoustic shock waves could speed up a muscle's healing process. This technique could help injured athletes to return to training and be able to compete more quickly than just with traditional ...

Jul 06, 2016
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Cancer cell growth linked to nervous system in study

Cancer cells divide with more frequency and are more resilient when they are closer to the brain, indicating a potential link between cell growth and the nervous system, according to new research from Professor Néstor J. ...

May 18, 2016
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