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Brain quickly adjusts for broken arm

January 17th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) An injured arm causes the brain to enlarge in areas that compensate the injured side and decreases the areas that are not being used owing to ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords recovering from her skull wound

May 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is on course to recover from a gunshot into her head, doctors say. Doctors on Wednesday carried out a milestone operation on ... Read more...

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Antidepressants could help with stroke recovery

April 8th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): Patients treated with a short course of antidepressants after a stroke have significantly greater improvement in physical recovery than patients treated with a placebo, a University of Iowa ... Read more...

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Patients gain limb movement years after stroke

April 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): A major clinical study has found that years after suffering a stroke, patients show modest yet meaningful gains in limb movement and an improved outlook on life.Published online ... Read more...

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Treadmill training boosts movements in Parkinson’s patients

January 20th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Treadmill training can help people with Parkinson's disease improve their walking movements, say researchers.According to Cochrane Researchers, treadmill training could be used to improve specific gait parameters in ... Read more...

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India needs trained professionals for neuro care: Experts

August 10th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) With 125,000 people becoming disabled annually due to traumatic brain injuries suffered in road accidents, experts Monday emphasised that India needs to train healthcare professionals in providing ... Read more...

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Rehab therapy increases grey matter in the brain

April 19th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, including a researcher of Indian origin, say that a rehabilitation therapy developed by them can produce changes in the ... Read more...

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Now, Nintendo Wii offers an excellent rehabilitation therapy

February 11th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 11 (ANI): If you think that rehabilitation is all about boring and gruesome mental and physical training regime, you are surely mistaken, for American doctors are now using Nintendo's popular ... Read more...

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Tom Cruises 9/11 ‘lies’ web rant sparks anger in the US

January 20th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): American actor Tom Cruise has sparked outrage in the U.S, after he accused government officials of lying following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.In a new promotional video for ... Read more...

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