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Stroke Treatment Based On Brain Cells of Hibernating Ground Squirrels

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li Hibernating animals have reduced blood flow in their brain but emerge from their extended nap without any illness. /li
li Scientists have identified a potential drug that could grant the same resilience to the brains of ischemic stroke patients. /li
li The drug could help brain cells survive a stroke-induced lack of oxygen and glucose could dramatically improve patient outcomes. /li/ul
A new drug target that can keep ...

Virtual Reality Training as Effective as Standard Therapy After Stroke

Virtual reality therapy to improve arm and hand movement after a stroke is equally as effective as regular therapy, says study. The study findings are published in iNeurology/i, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

"Virtual reality training may be a motivating alternative for people to use as a supplement to their standard therapy after a stroke," said study author Iris Brunner, PhD, of Aarhus University, Hammel Neurocenter in Denmark. "Future studies could also look ...

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