Women more likely to survive stroke but have poorer recovery than men, study shows

Women more likely to survive stroke but have poorer recovery than men, study shows

First published on ScienceDaily.com Women are more likely to survive a stroke, but have worse disability and poorer quality of life afterwards compared to men, according to research published in the latest issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American...

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Gene therapy helps functional recovery after stroke

Gene therapy helps functional recovery after stroke

First published on ScienceDaily.com 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. A paper describing the new therapy, which...

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Stroke patients relearning how to walk with peculiar shoe

Stroke patients relearning how to walk with peculiar shoe

First published on ScienceDaily.com A therapeutic shoe engineered to improve stroke recovery is proving successful and expected to hit the market by the end of the year. Clinical trials have been completed on the U.S. patented iStride device, which is licensed by...

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