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Practice really does make you perfect


February 10th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) Practice makes perfect is an old truism. And now science is proving that those who practise tasks repeatedly, especially after mastering them, exert less energy, performing ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Paralysed stroke patient in UK uses her mind to conduct orchestra


March 31st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A paralysed stroke victim in Britain, who can only move part of her face as she suffers from locked-in syndrome, has conducted an orchestra by using her mind. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Family involvement in exercise therapy benefits stroke patients


March 5th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that your family's involvement in your exercise therapy could significantly improve your function and recovery after stroke.Researchers found that adding family-assisted exercise therapy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists make volunteers experience illusion of having 3 arms


February 24th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): In an astounding experiment, scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown that it is possible to make healthy volunteers experience having three arms at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Novel method treats stroke via television


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Treating stroke through an integrated approach using audiovisual tools was critical to save time and combat India's biggest killer, an expert said here Wednesday."The first six hours ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Eye movement problems ’cause reading difficulties in stroke patients’


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): A new study led by scientists at Liverpool has found that damage to the nerve supply that controls eye movement is a common problem after a stroke.Visual ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stem cells injected into the brain of stroke patient in world first


November 17th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): In a pioneering attempt to repair the damage caused by a stroke, a Briton has had millions of stem cells injected into his brain.Another 11 patients will be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One in six people at risk of stroke, say experts


October 29th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) One in six people around the world suffer from stroke, making it the second leading cause of death worldwide, doctors said Friday on World Stroke Day."The main ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Holy Grail of medicine - boon to humanity or cannibalisation?


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Dr Randolph Corteling and senior scientist Julie Heward are part of a team in UK that is testing foetal stem cell therapy to cure the killer diseases of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daughter caregivers more prone to depression than sons


June 7th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study says that adult daughters caring for a parent recovering from a stroke are more prone to get into depression than sons.Marina Bastawrous today told the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daughters of stroke recovery parent more prone to depression


June 7th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 7 (IANS) Adult daughters caring for a parent recovering from stroke are more prone to depression than sons, says a new study. Caring for a parent who has experienced a stroke ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Researchers use stroke patient’s own stem cells for first time


April 16th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) A stroke patient intravenously received his own bone marrow stem cells, as part of a new research trial in the US. Roland Henrich, 61, was transferred to Memorial Hermann, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Stroke patient becomes first to be treated with his own stem cells


April 16th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): In a first-of-its-kind trial at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, a stroke patient has been treated by intravenously injecting him with his own bone marrow ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clot-busting drug may extend stroke therapy window past 9hrs for some


February 10th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 10 (ANI): While it is said that a stroke patient should be administered treatment within three hours of the onset of symptoms, an American study suggests that a clot-busting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pioneering stem-cell therapy helps treat stroke patient


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): In the only clinical trial of its kind, scientists have used a pioneering stem-cell therapy to successfully treat a stroke patient.And the patient, a 49-year-old man, has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Leukaemia drug may prove beneficial for stroke patients as well


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A new study has found that a drug used to treat leukaemia may also prove beneficial for stroke patients a finding that may have the potential to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists develop 3-D ultrasound that can improve stroke diagnosis


April 25th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Researchers at Duke University have designed a 3-D ultrasound technology that can help improve the treatment of stroke patients.The researchers believe that these advances will ultimately improve ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Aspirin may not help prevent second stroke


February 26th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Aspirin doesnt help in preventing second stroke in 20 percent of the cases, say researchers.The study, led by Francis M. Gengo, Pharm.D., professor of neurology in the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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