All posts within: Stroke

May
10

For the first time ever, a treatment option that’s become increasingly popular in Parkinson’s patients - deep-brain stimulation - is being tested on a stroke survivor. Involving the implantation of an electrode that stimulates a particular area of the brain, the anticipated response will be a reversal of the paralysis so often encountered following a stroke, and the restoration of mobility.

To understand how a stroke… read more


Posted May 10, 2017
Tags: Senior Health, Stroke

 

May
12

Startling new evidence from The American Heart Association shows that even as little as 15 minutes is crucial when someone is suffering from a stroke. In fact, for every 15-minute delay in receiving a tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), as much as a full month of healthy, disability-free life is lost.

According to lead author of the study, Atte Meretoja, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc., “Clot-busting treatment works equally… read more


Posted May 12, 2014
Tags: Stroke

 


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