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MANHASSET, NY – One of the most interesting findings of a recent study showing the number of deaths after a stroke has ...

Stroke Risk and Death Rates Fall Over Past Two Decades

Decline in Stroke Risk Concentrated Among Over 65 Set ...

Making a mental match: pairing a mechanical device with stroke patients

The repetitive facilitation exercise (RFE) is one of the most common rehabilitation tactics for stroke patients attempting to regain wrist movement. Stroke hemiparesis individuals are not able to move that part of their body because they cannot create a strong enough neural signal that travels from the brain to the wrist. ... Full story

High stress, hostility, depression linked with increased stroke risk

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report ... Full story

Researchers Testing Possible Benefits of Brain Stimulation in Stroke Rehab

CINCINNATI—Researchers on the University of Cincinnati medical campus are testing the possible benefits of brain stimulation on hand and arm function for stroke recovery patients. ... Full story

How tumors remodel their surroundings to grow

Targeting the tumor stroma may lead to improved cancer outcomes ... Full story

Robot research gives hope to stroke patients

A major new research programme using robot assisted training to hep stroke patients regain movement in their affected arm has been launched. ... Full story

Blocking key enzyme minimizes stroke injury

Dr. James Bibb, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics ... Full story

Miller School Researchers Link Hormone to Stroke Risk

A team of Miller School researchers, collaborating with investigators at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, has found evidence of a link between elevated levels of a hormone that regulates phosphate levels in the body and increased risk of stroke. ... Full story

Treating silent killer cuts risk of stroke and death

Opportunistic detection of asymptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF) and treating it with anticoagulants can greatly reduce the risk of stroke and premature death, a new landmark study reveals. ... Full story

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