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Post-Discharge Care of Stroke Patients

...  Care of Stroke Patients Of stroke survivors, 80% have some type of deficit as a result of hemiparesis (weakness of one side of the body, or part of it, due to an injury in the motor area of the brain) or hemiplegia (paralysis of one side of the body, or part of it, due to an … Read more on ADVANCE Ekso Bionics' (EKSO) CEO Tom Looby on Q4 2015 Results – Earnings Call Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Ekso Bionics Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. [Operator … Read more on Seeking Alpha Tags: stroke patient, stroke patients, stroke survivors, stroke survivor ...

Problem-Solving Therapy May Improve Coping Skills After Stroke

...  therapy may improve coping skills after stroke "Depression after stroke has a negative effect on the person's ability to participate in rehabilitation, causing functional outcomes to be much worse," Hildebrand, who wasn't involved in the study, said by email. Because not all stroke patients may … Read more on Fox News Buffy star Nicholas Brendon returns to rehab for depression after brush with … But it seems it wasn't enough for Nicholas Brendon as the 44-year-old star – who this month made a public plea to get help for his depression – returned to a facility last week. The news follows another worrying incident where police found the troubled … Read more on Daily Mail Read ...

Dimensional Depression Severity in Women With Major Depression and Post

...  County Public Library Dimensional depression severity in women with major depression and post … In contrast, anxiety was associated with elevated connectivity between the amygdala and the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Taken together, these results emphasize the centrality of the amygdala in the pathophysiology of depressive symptoms, and … Read more on Nature.com Acupuncture Relieves Post-Stroke Anxiety & Depression Acupuncture relieves anxiety and depression experienced by stroke patients. Researchers from the Shanghai University of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) investigated the efficacy of acupuncture and medications for the treatment of post-stroke anxiety … Read more on HealthCMi Tags: anxiety and depression, depressive symptoms, major depression, stroke patients, public library ...

Handgrip Device Helps Stroke Patients Access Hand/Arm Rehab

...  Device Helps Stroke Patients Access Hand/Arm Rehab … stroke patients for self-rehabilitation of arm function, a new study has shown. The device, developed by scientists at Imperial College London in the United Kingdom, allows patients with severe hand and arm impairment to practice exercises and … Read more on Medscape Interactive rehabilitation device restores vet's use of hand after stroke The second, randomized control trial of 12 individuals more than six months after stroke onset, found that those who used the device significantly ...

Robotic Glove Designed to Help Stroke Patients

by International Relations and Security Network ISN Robotic glove designed to help stroke patients It will still be some time before patients can find a device like this in doctor's offices or rehab centers; it's being tested, and needs to be approved by the Federal Drug Administration and produced. The University of Texas at Arlington has developed … Read more on 13WMAZ Scarborough police try new tactics to fight drug epidemic Moulton says every day, police officers across Maine deal with the consequences of opiate addiction. But starting next month, Scarborough P.D. is trying something new. Any addict who walks into the police station, turns in their drugs and needles, and … Read more on WGME Tags: police station, police officer, stroke patients, rehab centers, stroke patient ...

Brain Damage During Stroke May Help Smokers Quit Smoking

...  damage during stroke may help smokers quit smoking They examined whether stroke patients started smoking again after their stroke, as well as how strong their craving for a cigarette was during their stay in the hospital. An MRI and CT scans helped determine if the stroke occurred in the insular cortex … Read more on Bel Marra Health These stroke victims are playing video games to cure their paralysis He argues that patients need intense, aggressive and repetitive therapy right after a stroke, when the brain's ability to repair itself is primed and ready ...

Warfarin Linked With Improved Long-Term Clinical Outcomes for Stroke Patients

...  linked with improved long-term clinical outcomes for stroke patients … New research indicates that warfarin treatment is associated with improved long-term clinical outcomes and more days at home for ischemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). The study, funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research … Read more on Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com Helmet can diagnose strokes in 10 minutes A new hi-tech helmet could be a lifesaver for stroke patients as it dramatically cuts diagnosis time to just ten minutes, so treatment to reduce brain damage can begin much earlier. The device is now being tested in two clinical trials involving more … Read ...