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Imaging reveals new results from landmark stem cell trial for stroke - September 18, 2019
Researchers reported today that bone marrow cells used to treat ischemic stroke in an expanded Phase I trial were not only safe and feasible, but also resulted in enhanced recovery compared to a matched historical control group.
Stroke patients relearning how to walk with peculiar shoe - September 17, 2019
Clinical trials have been completed on a therapeutic shoe engineered to improve stroke recovery. They've proven successful, allowing for the patented product to hit the market by the end of the year.
Exercising at home has a positive effect on Parkinson's patients - September 12, 2019
In a large double-blind study, researchers show that patients in the early stages of Parkinson's disease can exercise regularly at home for 6 months. This regular exercise has a positive effect on their motor disability comparable to the effect of conventional Parkinson's medication.
Advanced MRI brain scan may help predict stroke-related dementia - September 12, 2019
An advanced MRI brain scan analysis in patients with stroke-damaged blood vessels helped predict problems with thinking (planning, organizing information and processing speed) and dementia.
Gene therapy helps functional recovery after stroke - September 11, 2019
A new gene therapy turns glial cells -- abundant support cells in the brain -- into neurons, repairing damage that results from stroke and significantly improving motor function in mice.
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